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The Theory of Shock and Awe: Anarchism and Terrorism Taken to the Extreme

A key problem is that to the new generation of terrorists and jihadists killings are no longer means to an end. Their mindset simply blends together the idea of a Utopian world that does not actually exist; the desire to play a protagonist’s role in that imaginary world; and hate towards anything undermining the fantasy. Continue reading

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The Strange Case of the UK General Election 2015: A State Without a Vision of State Security

The British parliamentary election 2015 offers us an interesting case study about a general election in which state security did not figure as an election issue at all. By now, anyone who has been following this election, whether British or not, should have noted this peculiar phenomenon. This has set a dangerous precedent that we all learn to regret sooner than later. Continue reading

British jihadists: the rise of ISIS and the downgrading of the British passport

What is this intelligence used for then? Did you hear PM Cameron speak about the problem of British jihadists before the ISIS terrorist movement exploded? We just marked another anniversary of 9/11. Do we need another 7/7 in the UK? But this time perhaps involving beheadings in central London? Continue reading

The fall of Iraq and the last man standing

Do you remember the Rwandan genocide, when between April and June 1994 machete-clad mobs of Hutus massacred some 800,000 Tutsis? What is currently unfolding in Iraq is possibly worse, as on top of the carnage, it involves mass torture and a twisted political and terror agenda. Continue reading

20,000 migrants reach Europe by boat in a day

We propose that one solution involves the EU outsourcing the patrolling of the Mediterranean Sea in the search for migrants to the maritime security industry Continue reading

IRAQ: The rise of ISIS: the cost of failing to intervene in Syria

Along an endless stream of amateur footage showing systematic human rights violations in Syria at the hands of state forces, throughout 2011 we heard one Western leader after another saying that the Syrian President Bashar Assad should go. Yet, a plan to force him out never materialized. The exodus of Syrians into neighboring countries intensified, eventually becoming … Continue reading