Earlier this week, a bomb blast ripped through a Yemeni Army complex in the Southern port city of Aden, claiming the lives of 70 people. An attack claimed by ISIS, the …read more
A recent report by international analysis and advisory firm IHS, suggests that Islamic State has lost about a quarter of its territorial holdings in Syria and Iraq. While any setback …read more
John Bruni unpacks the complexities of contemporary Turkey following on from the terrorist attack on Istanbul’s international airport.
“France is at war. But we are not engaged in a war of civilisations, because these assassins do not represent any”. President François Hollande Brussels, Belgium. 20 November. One purpose …read more
The ‘Islamic State’, also known as ISIL, ISIS, Daesh, and the ‘death cult’ (in Australian political parlance), is a difficult group to pin a single, commonly defined name to. This …read more
News that the Pentagon’s Inspector General is investigating claims that intelligence documents assessing the success of American air strikes against Islamic State (IS) targets in Iraq were ‘handled’ to give …read more
The US invasion of Iraq (March 2003) determined that country’s future. Its days as a unified state are numbered. In fact, that we even still refer to Iraq as though …read more
News of the latest ‘Islamic State’ (IS) execution of 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya should be something to be worried about. For a long time, Ethiopia, America’s lynchpin in the …read more