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Monthly Archives : December 2019

Italy’s Counterterrorism Strategy – A Stroke of Fortune or an Example to Europe?

On December 12, 2019, Posted by , In Europe,Uncategorized, With Comments Off on Italy’s Counterterrorism Strategy – A Stroke of Fortune or an Example to Europe?

“Aside from a small number of low-level plots either thwarted or failed, there have not been any successful terrorist attacks on Italian soil since 9/11, a trend that has remained true since the rise of the self-proclaimed Islamic State in 2014” (Vidino 2017). Why is this the case? Why has…

Tbilisi’s Political Woes Continue

On December 12, 2019, Posted by , In Europe, By ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Tbilisi’s Political Woes Continue

Protests in Tbilisi ignited in Juneafter Russian lawmaker Sergei Gavrilov, deputy of the Russian State Duma, sat in the Georgian parliamentary speaker’s seat and addressed the audience in Russian. Protesters were not only angry about the Kremlin’s overreach into Georgia, but also with the Georgian Dream Party, which protesters claim…

Hypersonic Missiles in Asia

On December 7, 2019, Posted by , In Analysis Reports,Asia,Uncategorized, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Hypersonic Missiles in Asia

By Hunter Huillet On October 1, China impressed the world on the 70th anniversary of Communist rule with a military parade that highlighted the technological progress and investment into military might China has made[1]. Among these technologies is the deployment of hypersonic missiles; weapons that have worrying implications for the…

America, Syria, and the Kurds

On December 5, 2019, Posted by , In Information Reports,Middle East, With Comments Off on America, Syria, and the Kurds

Written by Caitlin Stock Last month, President Trump announced plans to relocate American troops from the Northern Syrian/Southern Turkish border. Since the withdrawal, Turkey has launched several ground attacks on the border of northern Syria, which is part of the area known internationally as Kurdistan.  The attacks are part of…