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Press Review - 2016

In supposed no-go zone, British Muslims, Christians say no to fanatics

Britons from the prime minister on down responded with indignation.

05/02/2016

Saudi Arabia offers to send ground troops to Syria to fight Isis

Thousands of special forces could be deployed, likely in coordination with Turkey, Saudi sources told the Guardian

05/02/2016

Obama Is Pressed to Open Military Front Against ISIS in Libya

The President is being pressed by some of his national security aides to approve the use of American forces in Libya to open another front against the Islamic State.

05/02/2016

The Regimen of Sisi’s Non-Regime

It has been almost five years since the head of the Mubarak regime, Hosni Mubarak himself, was removed from office—a moment many heralded as the end of the Egyptian state regime.

05/02/2016

The Pitfalls of Relying on Kurdish Forces to Counter ISIS

American over-reliance on Kurdish forces as the primary ground partner in the fight against the Islamic State threatens the long-term success of the anti-ISIS campaign.

04/02/2016

The Migrant Crisis: No End in Sight

Forced from their homes by war and economic deprivation, 67,000 migrants made the perilous journey to Europe last month.

04/02/2016

Drone footage reveals devastation of Homs in Syria as Europe's stance towards refugees toughens

Large parts of Syria are reduced almost entirely to rubble after five years of civil war

04/02/2016

Is Libya the next Syria?

Libya points to how the West is struggling to prevent fractured states from failing in the post-Arab Spring world. The presence of the Islamic State raises the stakes.

04/02/2016

Top IS commanders 'taking refuge' in Libya

Senior commanders from so-called Islamic State (IS) have moved to Libya from Iraq and Syria recently, a top Libyan intelligence official says.

04/02/2016

Inside the Kurdish fighting forces

The U.S.’s proxy ground troops in the war against ISIS

03/02/2016

All-American jihad

Peter Bergen on the homegrown terrorism threat

03/02/2016

Does Egypt's Law Protect 'Short-Term Brides' Or Formalize Trafficking?

Egypt has an unusual law known as the "seasonal marriage" law

03/02/2016

Fight ISIS With Democracy

The Islamic State offers a false choice between dictatorship and extremism. Tunisia proves there’s a better way.

03/02/2016

To End Syria’s War, Help Assad’s Officers Defect

There’s an efficient way for Washington to put pressure on Damascus: Offer money and asylum to officers and officials who defect

03/02/2016

Isil recruiting migrant 'army of the poor' with $1,000 sign-up bonuses

Terror group paying impoverished Africans to join its new chapter in Gaddafi's home city of Sirte.

02/02/2016

Algeria emerges as quiet mediator in quest for peace in Libya

Border security concerns and long-standing contacts with rival factions mean Algeria could play key role in resolving Libya's political crisis

02/02/2016

Algeria set to approve new constitution

Draft document promises a more democratic system, but critics and opposition parties doubt any real change is imminent.

02/02/2016

UN draws Syria rebels into peace talks

The UN has announced the official start of peace talks between Syria’s warring parties, despite the opposition’s insistence that it has not agreed to take part in negotiations.

02/02/2016

Mali's irrepressible musical spirit resounds after jihadi-imposed silence

Festivals slowly return to normality in country renowned for its musicians, following years of sharia law crackdown in restive north.

01/02/2016

Islamicide: How the Mullah Mafia Is Destroying Pakistan

A boy cuts off his own right hand because it offended God. Pedophilia is holy. To question is to risk execution. Welcome to a nation in thrall to suicidal fanaticism.

01/02/2016
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