Al-Qaeda

  • U.S., – Investment in Terrorism

    The awarding of such a large contract to a British company created resentment among the American communications firms jostling for Iraq work, according to a former employee of one of Bell Pottinger’s rivals. ...
  • The Power of Nightmares: Baby It’s Cold Outside

    The two movements they inspired set out, in their different ways, to rescue their societies from this decay. But in an age of growing disillusion with politics, the neo-conservatives turned to fear in order to pursue their vision....
  • Putin may witness his empire’s death knell in 2015

    The year ahead could see the outbreak of the third Chechen war, which, in turn, could be the death knell of the Russian Federation in its current borders.  If, as is imaginable, Russia dismembers itself later this century — the way the Soviet Union did in 1991 — it...
  • Kosova, Kalifati dhe Sfidat e Sigurisë Kombëtare

    Kohëve të fundit jemi dëshmitar të kërcënimeve ndaj sigurisë rajonale dhe ndërkombëtare në shumë rajone të botës. Duke filluar nga Revolucionet në Afrikën e Veriut, duke vazhduar ne Siri, konflikt i cili përveç që ndërroi trajtën e tij, tejkaloi kufinjtë e Sirisë duke u bërë kërcënim për sigurinë ndërkombëtare,...
  • My 3 major worries about Iraq right now, especially that we're on the verge of holy war!

    1. As in 2003, I am gravely concerned that Washington is misassessing the precise nature of recent events in the Middle East and their strategic consequences. It wasn’t ISIS alone that conquered a full third of Iraq in the past few days — it was a full-blown Sunni insurgency...
  • Al-Qaeda Backers Get U.S. Contracts in Afghanistan, Report Shows

    Supporters of the Taliban and al-Qaeda in Afghanistan have been getting U.S. military contracts, and American officials are citing “due process rights” as a reason not to cancel the agreements, according to an independent agency monitoring spending. The U.S. Army Suspension and Debarment Office has declined to act in 43 such cases,...