Paul Rogers, writing for Opendemocracy.net, provides a clear analysis of the evolution of ISIS and the western worlds’ failure to find a way out of the trap cast by ISIS (“ISIS’s plan, and the west’s trap”, Opendemocracy.net, 27 November, 2015). Tactics employed by ISIS have continued to change but the West has failed to adapt, […]
Jean-Marie Guéhenno, former United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, provides an overview of 10 conflicts the international community will face in 2015.
A study done by the human rights group Reprieve indiactes that US drone strikes against 41 targeted individuals in Pakistan and Yemen resulted in the deaths of over a thousand people.
How many people have CIA drone strikes killed in the “Global War on Terror”? Earlier this week U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, a supporter of the drone program, put the figure at 4700.
The Obama administration on Monday requested Congressional approval for a record $708 billion in military spending for fiscal year 2011. Defense Secretary Robert Gates stressed the need for the Pentagon to prepare for a broader range of approaching security challenges while continuing to fund two ongoing wars and also expanding operations in Yemen and Somalia, where […]