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Still an Open Question: What Can Twitter Do About Militancy?

by Austin Michael Bodetti. He researches the intersection of Islam, culture, and politics in Africa and Asia. While terrorist groups in the Middle East have long taken advantage of social networking services from Facebook to Snapchat, Twitter remains unique in … Continue reading

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Can the T-14 Armata Main Battle Tank Possibly Match Its Hype?

by Sébastien Roblin. He holds a Master’s Degree in Conflict Resolution from Georgetown University and served as a university instructor for the Peace Corps in China. He has also worked in education, editing, and refugee resettlement in France and the … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Islamic State: Four Key Factors for its Unexpected Success – part four

by Andrin Hauri. He graduated from the University of Lausanne with a Master’s Degree in Political Science and holds a Diploma of Advanced Studies in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from the University of Basel. Unlike other terror regimes in history, … Continue reading

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“That’s What the Terrorists Want!”

by John W. Little. He is the creator of Blogs of War. His work and analysis have been featured in major media around the globe. The Blogs of War Twitter feed, @Blogsofwar, was selected as one of the top Twitter … Continue reading

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Rockets and Iron Dome, the Case of Lebanon

  by Jassem Al Salami. The 2014 Gaza conflict marks a new breaking point in Israel-Palestine balance of power. From 1982 when Palestinian militia started to fire rockets from southern Lebanon toward northern Israel up until today cheap rockets have … Continue reading

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X-Files: Skurrile Notfallpläne und das Spiel mit der Angst

Von Danny Chahbouni. Danny studiert Geschichte und Politikwissenschaft an der Philipps-Universität Marburg. Zombies, Aliens und radioaktive Monster – im Mai konnte man zumindest den Eindruck gewinnen, dass die größte Gefahr für die internationale Sicherheit aus Hollywood kommt. Nachdem Foreign Affairs … Continue reading

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“Embeds” – die “eingebetteten” Kriegsreporter

von Dr. Thomas Müller, Autor des 2011 erschienenen Buchs “Von Troja bis PSYOPS. Facetten der psychologischen Kriegsführung“, Ibidem-Verlag Stuttgart. Er arbeitet in der Management- und Organisationsentwicklung sowie als wissenschaftlicher Coach. In der Schweizer Armee ist er bis Ende 2012 Chef … Continue reading

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Pentagon Cancels Controversial Reporter-Screening Contract

The U.S. military public-affairs apparatus in Afghanistan has been paying an American media firm to review the work of reporters covering the eight-year-old war. The reports, by the Washington, D.C.-based Rendon Group, have been used to screen journalists requesting embeds … Continue reading

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