Islamophobia Works in the Islamic State’s Favor

Islamic State fighters in Iraq. Photo:Medyan Dairieh / VICE News Four days after the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris, my team and I asked the audience of my BBC Asian Network phone-in show a question, as we do every day. This time, it was: "Will the Paris attacks make life more difficult for British Muslims?"... Continue Reading →

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U.S. Marines, Gabonese Share Tactics

PONGARA, Gabon -- U.S. Marines and Gabon’s Agence Nationale des Parcs Nationaux, or ANPN, worked together Sept. 14-25, at the Pongara National Forest to help the nation’s fight against wildlife trafficking. At the request of the Gabonese government and through coordination with the U.S. Embassy in Libreville, the Marines and sailors with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground... Continue Reading →

Mexican Internal Security Policy Failures

Written by Arron DaughertySunday, 06 September 2015 Mexico Security Policy Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto touted security accomplishments in his State of Union speech. Some of his claims need some serious scrutiny. Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto's state-of-the-union address In his third State of the Union address the President acknowledged the... Continue Reading →

U.S., Cuba restore ties after 50 years

(Reuters) - The United States and Cuba agreed on Wednesday to restore diplomatic ties that Washington severed more than 50 years ago, and President Barack Obama called for an end to the long economic embargo against its old Cold War enemy. After 18 months of secret talks, Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro agreed in... Continue Reading →

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