Review – Unwinnable: Britain’s War in Afghanistan 2001-14

Paul Dixon, Dec 20 2018 Paul Dixon, Dec 20 2018, 7 views Unwinnable: Britain’s War in Afghanistan, 2001-14 Theo Farrell London: Vintage, 2018 Debating the Afghan War? The enthusiastic reviews of Theo Farrell’s Unwinnable: Britain’s War in Afghanistan, 2001-14 might suggest that there is general agreement on his interpretation of the Afghan war. The cover…

Pulling out of Syria: A primer

By GREGORY HELLMAN and CONNOR O’BRIEN 12/20/2018 05:02 PM EST Vehicles of the US-led coalition battling the Islamic State group patrol the town of Rmelane in Syria’s Hasakeh province on June 5. | Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump’s abrupt announcement that “we have defeated ISIS” in Syria and U.S troops are “all coming back…

EU member states and enlargement towards the Balkans

Publications    22 July 2015 EU member states and enlargement towards the Balkans Cornelius Adebahr (External authors), Franco Algieri (Associate Professor and Head of the International Relations Department at Webster University Vienna), Ioannis Armakolas (Assistant Professor at the Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia, and Head of the South-East Europe Programme of…

Tunisia Hotel Attack: Prime Minister Vows To Close 80 Mosques Spreading ‘Venom’ In The Country

By Avaneesh Pandey @avaneeshp88 a.pandey@ibtimes.com on June 27 2015 2:39 AM EDT   Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid announced on Saturday that authorities would shut down 80 mosques in the country accused of promoting terrorism. Pictured: A broken glass window of the Imperiale Marhaba hotel after a gunman opened fire at the beachside hotel in…

Transnational organised crime monthly briefing, June 2015: Australian Crime Commission highlights links between terrorism and organised crime

Author: Dr Mary Young Source: Intelligence unit  Published: 11 June 2015  Filed: 11 June 2015   The Australian Crime Commission (ACC) released the Organised Crime in Australia 2015 report in May. The biennial report published by the Commission is a detailed and comprehensive review of serious organised crime in Australia. Importantly, the report identifies the…