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IS ISIS ON THE SLOPE ? – THE LIBYAN CASE .

Libya map AThe raise or the fall of the Islamic State, the Caliphate, can be measured by different indexes. The size of territories controlled by ISIS directly or indirectly, by the number of followers joining the organisation and their devotion, by… Continue reading

NEW MUSIC IN THE MIDDLE EAST

walidSunni Saudi Arabia is in a very delicate situation. They run a war against Saada Rebels in Yemen, known as Houthis (Operation ‘Decisive Storm’); they support the Sunni rebels in Syria : Jabhat al-Nusra and even, in some degree,… Continue reading

WILL SYRIA AND IRAQ’S STATEHOOD SURVIVE ?

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Iraq and Syria may have been permanently torn asunder by sectarian war and tensions, Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency,  told an industry conference, said Thursday 09/10/2015 in a frank assessment that is… Continue reading

IRAQ’S PARTITION “MIGHT BE THE ONLY WAY”

iraqpartition* General Raymond Odierno The U.S. Army’s outgoing chief of staff.  who once served as the top U.S. commander in Iraq and retires Friday 08/13/2015 after nearly 40 years in uniform, warned,  during his final press conference… Continue reading

TURKISH DOUBLE PLAY

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Almost half of the 457 people detained by Turkish authorities on the Turkish-Syrian border between 01/01/2015  and 06/30/2015, over half a year, are Chinese nationals, Turkish Armed Forces sources told Anadolu Agency Wednesday 07/22/2015.

Moreover, the suspects include… Continue reading

MILITANTS IN EGYPT STEP UP THEIR ECONOMIC CAMPAIGN

 

luxor-gizaA suicide bomber, on Wednesday 06/10/2015, blew himself up near Egypt’s ancient Karnak temple in the southern city of Luxor, security sources said, a possible sign that militants are shifting focus to target the country’s economic recovery that is… Continue reading

THE JIHADI JUNCTIONS TO EUROPE

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A . – The Balkan Junction – British jihadis recruited by Islamic State are using land routes run by human traffickers to travel unnoticed via the Balkans and Turkey to fight in Syria – and to slip back into Europe… Continue reading

CONFUSING MEETING IN PARIS

wejihadiOn 06/02/2015 delegates from 27 countries met  in Paris to discuss the war against the Islamic State in the Middle East. The conference was comprised of Middle Eastern countries and Western powers who participate  in the coalition of… Continue reading

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