Tag: Daesh

Now That Daesh is Destroyed, The International Community Must Focus on Defeating The PKK

Donald Trump has announced that the Daesh terror organisation has been destroyed as a paramilitary unit and pseudo-state. As such, there is no longer an excuse for the international community to ignore the dangers of the PKK and its regional affiliates. Since the late 1970s, the PKK has claimed 40,000 […]

The EU Should Consider Revising Its Opposition to Capital Punishment in Light of “Daesh Flight” From Iraq and Syria

At present, the European Union unilaterally prohibits capital punishment in its member states. This remains the elephant in the room in discussions regarding European nationals who have illegally travelled to Syria and Iraq in order to fight in the ranks of the terror group Daesh (aka ISIS). Now that Daesh […]

Today’s Bombing in Manbij Ought to Convince Trump to Act Like Reagan And Bring The Boys Back Home

A moment of decision for Donald Trump  Four Americans including two soldiers, one Department of Defense official and a US “civilian contractor” believed to have been an intelligence agent, have been killed after an apparent suicide bomb was detonated in the northern Syrian city of Manbij earlier today. The blast […]

Europe’s Terror Filled New Year Celebrations: Why European Leaders Must Lean Counterterrorism Strategy From Turkey

The vast majority of colonial/imperialist powers of the modern era have been European states. Yet even though the age of formal empire has long since passed, European leaders still show little if any contrition for the crimes of the past. Instead, European powers have frequently championed neo-colonial wars in states […]