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Terrorism

ISIS

During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump was bitterly critical of the Iraqi and U.S. governments for announcing an offensive against Mosul in advance. In a...
muslim brotherhood

President Trump’s commitment, as stated in his inaugural address, to “unite the civilized world against Radical Islamic Terrorism” in order to eradicate it “completely from...
Iran

A common feature of Iranian security thinking is an emphasis on duality. Whereas Americans prefer to streamline chains of command to establish a clear hierarchy,...
terrorism

In the end, the Trump White House’s strategy of elevating the political press to the status of “opposition party” may still prove foolish. While Trump and...
donald trump

During the campaign, Donald Trump morphed from advocating a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States” to a more amorphous pledge to...
mike flynn

General Michael Flynn, President-elect Trump’s national security advisor, has been outspoken about his desire to counter the rise and influence of radical Islamists. Indeed, The...
terror

If every word Donald Trump and his team say about terrorism is viewed through the prism of his initial proposal for a ban on entry...
berlin

Terrorists think of themselves as bold individualists ready to risk all to strike a blow for the cause. In reality, they are usually fanatics of...
Terrorism

President Obama had a few good points to make in his valedictory counter-terrorism speech, delivered at MacDill Air Force Base in Florida on Tuesday. This passage,...
ISIS

Every victory in the war against terrorism brings with it a trove of intelligence. Almost 15 years ago, when Israeli forces moved in on Yasir...
terrorism

President Obama refuses to refer to a “global war on terror” as his predecessor did, or to a war on “radical Islam” as his successor...
Mosul

The Mosul offensive is now two weeks old. How's it going? Contrary to Donald Trump's claims that it is turning into a "total disaster,” it...