Domestic Social Issues and Terrorism in the UK

On September 3, 2019, Posted by , In Europe, By ,,,, , With No Comments

By Garrett Cooper The tides of terrorism are reaching a number of nations with increasing severity, including the islands of the UK. With heightened tensions due to a number of terrorist attacks within the last few years and divisive rhetoric from both lawmakers and the general public, a sense of…

The Threat and Death of Hamza bin-Laden

On August 12, 2019, Posted by , In Analysis Reports,Middle East, By ,,,,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on The Threat and Death of Hamza bin-Laden

Introduction Recent reports announced the death of Hamza bin Laden (HBL), the youngest son of Osama bin Laden and the heir apparent of the infamous terrorist group al-Qaeda. According to some media channels, he was killed within the first two years of the Trump administration.[1] Details about his death, including…

U.N. Assessment of Islamic Extremist Terror Threats – Europe and Africa

On August 3, 2019, Posted by , In Africa,Europe, By ,,,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on U.N. Assessment of Islamic Extremist Terror Threats – Europe and Africa

By Sam Jacobsen A United Nations Security Council communication released in July warned that although the incidence rate of Islamic-motivated terrorism has declined in the last months, the terror threat is still high. The Security Council noted that while ISIL no longer has any geographic holdings, its presence in Iraq…

Conflict in Ireland Part 3: Analysis and Lessons Learned

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The number one reason behind the conflict and violence in Ireland was England’s inability to reconcile the desires and strength of the Irish people, with their own preconceived notions and political ambitions.  Ireland has been a source of conflict for as long as people have lived there, and for as…

Conflict in Ireland Part 2: The IRA

Ireland soon found itself in a civil war, fighting for independence from England.  This civil war lasted in two main phases from 1912 to 1923.  The first phase, the Irish War of Independence, lasted from 1919 to 1921 and the second phase, the Irish Civil War, lasted from 1922-1923.4 Ultimately…