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The Fall of Baghuz and the Territorial Defeat of ISIS

Al-Baghuz Fawqani, sometimes referred to as Baghuz, is a small city of about ten thousand people near the Iraqi border which had been, since the beginning of the Syrian Civil War, under the control of the Islamic State. That was, until the 23rd of March, 2019. The US-backed, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) declared a […]

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World Politics & Affairs

Changing Our Approach to Defeating Terrorism

The phrase “radical Islamic terrorism” is but one of the many erroneous usages of the word “radical.” In fact, the misnomer of acts of terror as “radically Islamic,” besides being a dog whistle characterizing Islam has fundamentally destructive in its essence, also contributes to the degradation of the principal meaning of “radical.” While disagreements on […]

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United States World Politics & Affairs

The Implications Behind the Alberto Nisman Trial

“Then we have Hezbollah, the Shia terror group.”

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World Politics & Affairs

ISIS Threatens Eurasian Geopolitical Security

The threats of terrorism over Southeast Asia has never been new to the region, but with such groups like ISIS, this is another question to answer over what is going on in the region. In fact, the rise of ISIS in Southeast Asia seriously threatens the security of all regions in the area. The Region’s […]

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World Politics & Affairs

Kabul’s horrific bombing: The war isn’t over yet

As an enormous truck bomb blast rips through Kabul’s diplomatic district, it reminds the world that Afghanistan is still here, fighting its own wars. The powerful explosion, which killed at least 90 and wounded more than 300, is described by officials to have been one of the largest to have hit the Afghan capital. A tanker truck […]