Observations of an Expat: The Fight for the Spoils

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Tom Arms

Politics hates a vacuum. It especially hates a vacuum in the tinderbox cockpit of the Middle East where the conflicting issues of money, vital resources, religious extremism, religious conflicts, historic rivalries and the geopolitical link between East and West dangerously clash. Continue reading “Observations of an Expat: The Fight for the Spoils”

The Inside War

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Zeeshan A. Shah

For the past eight years India has been the world’s largest arms importer, buying over $100 billion in weapons each year, two-thirds of which are deployed against Pakistan.

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Enough Is Enough

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Hazel Speed

‘Run, Hide, Tell’ is the official advice given by the Metropolitan Police should anyone be caught up in a terrorist attack and this seems to work, up to a point it would seem; Police told restaurants and bars to turn off lights and lock down, while they advised others in the streets to run away from the dangerous areas. At one moment in time, according to some eyewitness reports, the terrorists hesitated as to where to go next to kill and injure innocent people.

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In shadow of deadly attacks, election campaign resumes

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Andy Bruce and Alistair Smout

After a militant attack on a nightlife district of London this weekend, British Prime Minister Theresa May will resume campaigning on Monday just three days before a national election which polls show is much tighter than previously predicted.

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Recruiting youth and child soldiers – from Africa to Manchester

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Rupen Savoulian

In the previous article, we looked at the use and simplistic portrayal of child soldiers in conflicts around the world. In this article, we examine the historical issues, and look at the contemporary problems of child soldiering.

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May says to deploy armed forces after attack as threat level raised

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Kylie MacLellan and Michael Holden

Soldiers will be deployed to key sites in Britain to boost security as the country raised its terror threat to the highest level of “critical” following a suicide attack in Manchester that killed 22 people, including children.

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The New American-Saudi-Muslim Alliance

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Sami Jamil Jadallah

As the ‘mainstream media’ besieged President Donald Trump’s touchdown in Riyadh on his first international trip where he was expected to receive a lavish and unprecedented reception by Saudi officials to attend a busy two day summit with Saudis, GCC leaders and heads of states from the Islamic world (minus Iran), we all know what the rewards for America will be after 8 years of a lean and mean relationship with President Obama.

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