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DW
Germany sees increase in Russian asylum seekers |tougher with every passing month. The situation worsened considerably in the pa
Germany sees increase in Russian asylum seekers |
DW / Posted 11 hours ago
tougher with every passing month. The situation worsened considerably in the past year," Ekaterina Sokirianskaia of the NGO International Crisis Group told "Die Welt." A house in Germany Unscrupulous gangs of human traffickers are also practiced... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Europe’s murky deal with Turkeymuch of its leverage over Turkey. “Europeans overstate the attraction of what t
Europe’s murky deal with Turkey
Namibia Economist / Posted 2 days ago
much of its leverage over Turkey. “Europeans overstate the attraction of what they are offering,” says Hugh Pope of the International Crisis Group, an NGO. The idea of accession is less of a draw than it was in the mid-2000s, when Turkey was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why the EU Migration Deal With Sudan Is So Dodgytransit route north to Europe, it is also a producer of migrants," said Magnus
Why the EU Migration Deal With Sudan Is So Dodgy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
transit route north to Europe, it is also a producer of migrants," said Magnus Taylor, Horn of Africa analyst with the International Crisis Group. "But if your job is to stop people arriving in Europe and to come up with a deal to reduce those... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Is Kenya bluffing over closure of world’s largest refugee camp?political objective”, warned Cedric Barnes, an expert on the Horn of Africa for
Is Kenya bluffing over closure of world’s largest refugee camp?
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
political objective”, warned Cedric Barnes, an expert on the Horn of Africa for the non-governmental organization the International Crisis Group. Ahead of presidential elections in August 2017, the government “wants to show that it is in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Will Kenya Really Close Dadaab?in the region. "Kenya feels incredibly frustrated by its refugee burden," note
Will Kenya Really Close Dadaab?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
in the region. "Kenya feels incredibly frustrated by its refugee burden," noted Rashid Abdi, a senior analyst with the International Crisis Group. No appetite for return So Kenya's sole focus is on the refugees returning home. It was... Read more
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The Hindu
Eelam War: ‘Doubts over reconciliation’the Eelam War, issues of reconciliation and accountability remained “largely un
Eelam War: ‘Doubts over reconciliation’
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
the Eelam War, issues of reconciliation and accountability remained “largely unaddressed”, according to the Brussels-based International Crisis Group (ICG). The group said the government “appears to be backtracking” on transitional justice plans,... Read more
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Swissinfo
Jihadists mobilise in Syria as peacemaking unravelsraises the chances of the formation of Jaish al-Fatah and the alliance with Nus
Jihadists mobilise in Syria as peacemaking unravels
Swissinfo / Posted 11 days ago
raises the chances of the formation of Jaish al-Fatah and the alliance with Nusra." Noah Bonsey, a senior analyst with International Crisis Group, said the re-emergence of Jaish al-Fatah was an indicator of the political climate in the... Read more
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Reuters
Jihadists mobilize in Syria as peacemaking unravelsraises the chances of the formation of Jaish al-Fatah and the alliance with Nus
Jihadists mobilize in Syria as peacemaking unravels
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
raises the chances of the formation of Jaish al-Fatah and the alliance with Nusra." Noah Bonsey, a senior analyst with International Crisis Group, said the re-emergence of Jaish al-Fatah was an indicator of the political climate in the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Jihadists mobilise in Syria as peacemaking unravelsraises the chances of the formation of Jaish al-Fatah and the alliance with Nus
Jihadists mobilise in Syria as peacemaking unravels
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
raises the chances of the formation of Jaish al-Fatah and the alliance with Nusra." Noah Bonsey, a senior analyst with International Crisis Group, said the re-emergence of Jaish al-Fatah was an indicator of the political climate in the... Read more
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The Star
Jihadists mobilise in Syria as peacemaking unravelsraises the chances of the formation of Jaish al-Fatah and the alliance with Nus
Jihadists mobilise in Syria as peacemaking unravels
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
raises the chances of the formation of Jaish al-Fatah and the alliance with Nusra." Noah Bonsey, a senior analyst with International Crisis Group, said the re-emergence of Jaish al-Fatah was an indicator of the political climate in the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Survivors’ stories show Boko Haram’s shift to violence as driving forcebecomes a way of life … more attractive to them than their previous marginalize
Survivors’ stories show Boko Haram’s shift to violence as driving force
The Globe and Mail / Posted 12 days ago
becomes a way of life … more attractive to them than their previous marginalized, humdrum existence.” A report by the International Crisis Group this month said Boko Haram is becoming “strikingly similar” to the Lord’s Resistance Army, the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Concern over reforms as Sri Lanka marks war anniversary"victory" parade in the capital for a more sombre remembrance ceremony set to i
Concern over reforms as Sri Lanka marks war anniversary
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
"victory" parade in the capital for a more sombre remembrance ceremony set to include the minority Tamils. But the International Crisis Group (ICG) said his pledges to bring about accountability and post-war reconciliation between the... Read more
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The Age
Nigerian school principal says 230 girls missing after abductionbiggest oil producer. The four-year-old insurgency has claimed as many as 4000
Nigerian school principal says 230 girls missing after abduction
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
biggest oil producer. The four-year-old insurgency has claimed as many as 4000 lives, according to the Brussels-based International Crisis Group. The Nigerian military, which retracted a statement last week saying only eight girls were... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Nigerian school principal says 230 girls missing after abductionbiggest oil producer. The four-year-old insurgency has claimed as many as 4000
Nigerian school principal says 230 girls missing after abduction
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
biggest oil producer. The four-year-old insurgency has claimed as many as 4000 lives, according to the Brussels-based International Crisis Group. The Nigerian military, which retracted a statement last week saying only eight girls were... Read more
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Canberra Times
Nigerian school principal says 230 girls missing after abductionbiggest oil producer. The four-year-old insurgency has claimed as many as 4000
Nigerian school principal says 230 girls missing after abduction
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
biggest oil producer. The four-year-old insurgency has claimed as many as 4000 lives, according to the Brussels-based International Crisis Group. Brave escape ... these four female students of the Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok... Read more
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Daily Mail
World powers ready to arm Libya in fight against ISLatorre, chairman of the defence committee of the Italian senate and an IS expe
World powers ready to arm Libya in fight against IS
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Latorre, chairman of the defence committee of the Italian senate and an IS expert. Claudia Gazzini, a Libya analyst at the International Crisis Group, has also warned that the race for Sirte is pushing any hope of a political solution further... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
World powers in crunch talks on IS in LibyaLatorre, chairman of the defence committee of the Italian senate and an IS expe
World powers in crunch talks on IS in Libya
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 days ago
Latorre, chairman of the defence committee of the Italian senate and an IS expert. Claudia Gazzini, a Libya analyst at the International Crisis Group, has also warned that the race for Sirte is pushing any hope of a political solution further... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
World powers in crunch talks on IS in LibyaLatorre, chairman of the defence committee of the Italian senate and an IS expe
World powers in crunch talks on IS in Libya
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
Latorre, chairman of the defence committee of the Italian senate and an IS expert. Claudia Gazzini, a Libya analyst at the International Crisis Group, has also warned that the race for Sirte is pushing any hope of a political solution further... Read more
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iafrica.com
World powers discuss Libya IS threatchairman of the defence committee of the Italian Senate and an IS expert. Clau
World powers discuss Libya IS threat
iafrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
chairman of the defence committee of the Italian Senate and an IS expert. Claudia Gazzini, senior analyst on Libya for the International Crisis Group, has also warned that the race for Sirte is pushing any hope of a political solution in Libya... Read more
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Rappler
World powers discuss mounting ISIS threat in Libyaof the defence committee of the Italian Senate and an ISIS expert. Claudia Gaz
World powers discuss mounting ISIS threat in Libya
Rappler / Posted 14 days ago
of the defence committee of the Italian Senate and an ISIS expert. Claudia Gazzini, senior analyst on Libya for the International Crisis Group, has also warned that the race for Sirte is pushing any hope of a political solution in Libya... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Powers gather to discuss mounting IS threat in Libyamaybe lead to the creation of an international contact group on Libya. Claudia
Powers gather to discuss mounting IS threat in Libya
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 14 days ago
maybe lead to the creation of an international contact group on Libya. Claudia Gazzini, senior analyst on Libya for the International Crisis Group, has also warned that the race for Sirte is pushing any hope of a political solution in Libya... Read more
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Aljazeera
Tajikistan Islamist leaders face life in prisonaround the two-term limit. Rahmon current term, which ends in 2020, was meant
Tajikistan Islamist leaders face life in prison
Aljazeera / Posted 15 days ago
around the two-term limit. Rahmon current term, which ends in 2020, was meant to be his last in office. According to the International Crisis Group, Rahmon's 23-year rule is marred by violence, lack of accountability, corruption and mass... Read more
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Reuters
How Russia allowed homegrown radicals to go and fight in SyriaEnglish. Russia is one of its important suppliers of foreign fighters," said Ek
How Russia allowed homegrown radicals to go and fight in Syria
Reuters / Posted 17 days ago
English. Russia is one of its important suppliers of foreign fighters," said Ekaterina Sokiryanskaya, a senior analyst for International Crisis Group, an independent body aimed at resolving conflicts. "Before the Olympics, Russian authorities... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Nigeria holds security summit on Boko Haramhave been reported fighting in lawless Libya, as well as having ties with Al-Qa
Nigeria holds security summit on Boko Haram
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 days ago
have been reported fighting in lawless Libya, as well as having ties with Al-Qaeda-linked groups in the wider Sahel. The International Crisis Group has warned about premature declarations of victory and suggested Boko Haram could yet transform... Read more
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The Washington Times
Boko Haram ‘on the defensive’ as U.S., allies prepare to escalate fightwho has pledged allegiance to the Syria-based Islamic State, is bent on establi
Boko Haram ‘on the defensive’ as U.S., allies prepare to escalate fight
The Washington Times / Posted 18 days ago
who has pledged allegiance to the Syria-based Islamic State, is bent on establishing an Islamic caliphate there. But International Crisis Group, a Brussels-based think tank, said in a new analysis earlier this month that the group has already... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ICG: National Liberation Army joins Colombia’s search for peaceboth the FARC and ELN heralds great changes for this South American nation. DM
ICG: National Liberation Army joins Colombia’s search for peace
Daily Maverick / Posted 18 days ago
both the FARC and ELN heralds great changes for this South American nation. DM Kyle Johnson is Senior Colombia Analyst at International Crisis Group, the independent conflict-prevention organisation. Photo: Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy... Read more
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express
Did the Queen and Cameron speak out intentionally? Asks Leo McKinstrythat a multimillion pound programme in Nigeria to boost education had produced
Did the Queen and Cameron speak out intentionally? Asks Leo McKinstry
express / Posted 18 days ago
that a multimillion pound programme in Nigeria to boost education had produced “no major improvement”. A report by the International Crisis Group on Afghanistan found that, despite the aid, “institutions remain… unable to provide good... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Anti-Corruption War Is Selective - Ayo Obewas in 2006 appointed to lead the Elections Programme of the National Democrati
Why Anti-Corruption War Is Selective - Ayo Obe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
was in 2006 appointed to lead the Elections Programme of the National Democratic Institute in Nigeria. A trustee of the International Crisis Group, ICG, she is also a member of the board of the Centre for Law Enforcement Education (CLEEN). She... Read more
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The News & Observer
Trump repeats the same lines, even when they're proven falseState has control of oil fields and is making a fortune there. Claudia Gazzini
Trump repeats the same lines, even when they're proven false
The News & Observer / Posted 22 days ago
State has control of oil fields and is making a fortune there. Claudia Gazzini, a Tripoli-based senior analyst at the International Crisis Group, said it is simply not true that the Islamic State has control of any Libyan oil. "While it is... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
U.S., Russia Both Worry About Growing Turmoil In TajikistanU.S. and Russia are both concerned about the possibility that Tajikistan could
U.S., Russia Both Worry About Growing Turmoil In Tajikistan
KPBS San Diego / Posted 22 days ago
U.S. and Russia are both concerned about the possibility that Tajikistan could add to the chaos in the region. The International Crisis Group has issued an "early warning" report that Tajikistan, on the border with Afghanistan, "is under... Read more
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KERA North Texas
U.S., Russia Both Worry About Growing Turmoil In TajikistanU.S. and Russia are both concerned about the possibility that Tajikistan could
U.S., Russia Both Worry About Growing Turmoil In Tajikistan
KERA North Texas / Posted 22 days ago
U.S. and Russia are both concerned about the possibility that Tajikistan could add to the chaos in the region. The International Crisis Group has issued an "early warning" report that Tajikistan, on the border with Afghanistan, "is under... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Welcome to Trump World: Foreign Policy. Categoryselling Libya oil.” This isn’t true. The non-partisan website Fact Check report
Welcome to Trump World: Foreign Policy. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 24 days ago
selling Libya oil.” This isn’t true. The non-partisan website Fact Check reported: “a senior analyst for Libya with the International Crisis Group, told us that the Islamic State’s strategy thus far has largely been to disrupt oil operations in... Read more
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Rappler
Dissecting and weighing Duterte's anti-crime strategyand order to Davao City. The guerrillas are no longer wreaking havoc there, all
Dissecting and weighing Duterte's anti-crime strategy
Rappler / Posted 24 days ago
and order to Davao City. The guerrillas are no longer wreaking havoc there, allowing businesses to flourish, yet, as a International Crisis Group report shows, they are still allowed to operate in parts of Davao. “Duterte…in effect grants the... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The ungovernable countryhave used their anti-establishment appeal to strengthen their position in the e
The ungovernable country
Namibia Economist / Posted 25 days ago
have used their anti-establishment appeal to strengthen their position in the establishment,” says Maria Fantappie of the International Crisis Group, a think-tank. The economy, meanwhile, is unravelling. The government gets most of its money from... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Welcome to Trump World: Foreign Policyselling Libya oil." This isn't true. The non-partisan website Fact Check report
Welcome to Trump World: Foreign Policy
Op-Ed News / Posted 25 days ago
selling Libya oil." This isn't true. The non-partisan website Fact Check reported: "a senior analyst for Libya with the International Crisis Group, told us that the Islamic State's strategy thus far has largely been to disrupt oil operations in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Between a Rock and a Hard Place - Gambians Tackle Fortress Europeof Economics and Political Science in 2016, and has previously worked with Asyl
Between a Rock and a Hard Place - Gambians Tackle Fortress Europe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
of Economics and Political Science in 2016, and has previously worked with Asylum Aid and as a freelance journalist. The research for this article was conducted with International Crisis Group in their West African regional office in Dakar, Sen... Read more
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iol.co.za
Warning over Boko Haram victory claimsto Boko Haram has become more cogent, the Lake Chad states should not too quick
Warning over Boko Haram victory claims
iol.co.za / Posted 26 days ago
to Boko Haram has become more cogent, the Lake Chad states should not too quickly proclaim 'mission accomplished',” the International Crisis Group said. “Even if they are made to abandon all territorial pretensions in Nigeria's north-east and... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Russia’s crackdown on Salafis may be breeding extremismplays into the extremists’ hands. “If a rational person...wanted maximally to r
Russia’s crackdown on Salafis may be breeding extremism
Namibia Economist / Posted 27 days ago
plays into the extremists’ hands. “If a rational person...wanted maximally to radicalise the fundamentalist Muslim community,” argues Ekaterina Sokirianskaia of the International Crisis Group, “they would need to use exactly t... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ICG: A Very Modest UNGASS Drug Policy Reviewsession of the UN General Assembly (Ungass) in New York on 19-21 April would id
ICG: A Very Modest UNGASS Drug Policy Review
Daily Maverick / Posted 28 days ago
session of the UN General Assembly (Ungass) in New York on 19-21 April would identify reforms. Many others, including International Crisis Group, also saw a rare opportunity for change. Unfortunately, that hope was misplaced: the Ungass... Read more
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Breitbart
Five Years After Bin Laden, Al-Qaeda Down But Far From Outto demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after
Five Years After Bin Laden, Al-Qaeda Down But Far From Out
Breitbart / Posted 29 days ago
to demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after earlier damaging divisions,” it said. The International Crisis Group also argues that although IS has reshaped the jihadist landscape, Al-Qaeda “has evolved” and its... Read more
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The Manila Times
ANALYSIS 5 years after bin Laden, Al-Qaeda down but far from outto demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after
ANALYSIS 5 years after bin Laden, Al-Qaeda down but far from out
The Manila Times / Posted 29 days ago
to demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after earlier damaging divisions,” it said. The International Crisis Group also argues that although IS has reshaped the jihadist landscape, Al-Qaeda “has evolved” and its... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Five years after bin Laden, Al-Qaeda down but far from outto demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after
Five years after bin Laden, Al-Qaeda down but far from out
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
to demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after earlier damaging divisions," it said. The International Crisis Group also argues that although IS has reshaped the jihadist landscape, Al-Qaeda "has evolved" and its... Read more
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The Manila Times
Burundi economy battered by year-long crisiscontinuing to receive foreign aid — keep their accounts in foreign currency at
Burundi economy battered by year-long crisis
The Manila Times / Posted 29 days ago
continuing to receive foreign aid — keep their accounts in foreign currency at the central bank. Thierry Vircoulon, of the International Crisis Group, said that while the formal economy, centered on Bujumbura, was badly squeezed by the crisis, “the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Five years after bin Laden, Al-Qaeda down but far from outto demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after
Five years after bin Laden, Al-Qaeda down but far from out
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 29 days ago
to demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after earlier damaging divisions," it said. The International Crisis Group also argues that although IS has reshaped the jihadist landscape, Al-Qaeda "has evolved" and its... Read more
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The Economic Times
Five years after Osama bin Laden, Al-Qaeda down but far from outto demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after
Five years after Osama bin Laden, Al-Qaeda down but far from out
The Economic Times / Posted 29 days ago
to demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after earlier damaging divisions," it said. The International Crisis Group also argues that although IS has reshaped the jihadist landscape, Al-Qaeda "has evolved" and its... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
‘Jihad will last decades’: Post Osama bin Laden al Qaeda far from deadto demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after
‘Jihad will last decades’: Post Osama bin Laden al Qaeda far from dead
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 29 days ago
to demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after earlier damaging divisions,” it said. The International Crisis Group also argues that although IS has reshaped the jihadist landscape, al Qaeda “has evolved” and its... Read more
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Rappler
5 years after bin Laden, Al Qaeda down but far from outto demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after
5 years after bin Laden, Al Qaeda down but far from out
Rappler / Posted 29 days ago
to demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after earlier damaging divisions," it said. The International Crisis Group also argues that although ISIS has reshaped the jihadist landscape, Al Qaeda "has evolved" and its... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Nigeria and pro-Biafra campaigners step up war of wordsthreats emerging across the country demand more diplomacy than force, suggested
Nigeria and pro-Biafra campaigners step up war of words
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 30 days ago
threats emerging across the country demand more diplomacy than force, suggested Nnamdi Obasi, Nigeria analyst for the International Crisis Group. "The continued detention of Kanu doesn't serve the purpose it was intended to serve, if the... Read more
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USA Today
Fact check: Trump’s foreign policy speechof our foreign policy goals.” He cited Libya as an example. Claudia Gazzini, a
Fact check: Trump’s foreign policy speech
USA Today / Posted a month ago
of our foreign policy goals.” He cited Libya as an example. Claudia Gazzini, a senior analyst for Libya with the International Crisis Group, told us that the Islamic State’s strategy thus far has largely been to disrupt oil operations in... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
British extremist preacher linked to Lee Rigby killer emerges as head of Islamic State in Somaliafrom US drone strikes and Western-backed African Union troops. Dr Cedric Barne
British extremist preacher linked to Lee Rigby killer emerges as head of Islamic State in Somalia
Daily Telegraph / Posted a month ago
from US drone strikes and Western-backed African Union troops. Dr Cedric Barnes, Horn of Africa Project Director at the International Crisis Group, told The Telegraph: "Isil's success has grabbed people's imaginations, and I thik with Mumin,... Read more
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