Terrorism

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Civilian casualties in Afghanistan are headed toward a record high this year, a United Nations report said, as conflict in the country continues to intensify 15 years after the U.S.-led invasion.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan has used his new authority to “proactively” target Taliban fighters nearly daily in recent weeks, he told reporters here Tuesday.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
While the multi-national joint task force against Boko Haram has been successful in significantly weakening Boko Haram, internal divisions are preventing the coalition from fully accomplishing its objective.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday described the United States' support before, during and after the 2015 general elections as vital to Nigeria's stability.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The military and technical capacities of the Islamic State have been weakened by series of defeats on the battlefield. As a result, some fighters who fought on the side of the so-called Caliphate have begun to return clandestinely to Central Asia. Following the liberation of Fallujah and Manbij in Iraq and Aleppo in Syria, the number of extremists returning to their home countries is increasing. With the return of these now-veterans fighters, the threat of terrorist attacks has increased, causing deep concerns among the ruling regimes in Central Asia.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The United States has condemned "in strongest terms" a double bombing that took place at the main entrance of Mogadishu's airport during morning rush hour Tuesday, killing at least 13 people while also pledging support to help fight terrorism in Somalia.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The United States should cut off financial and military aid to Pakistan's government, a U.S. lawmaker said this week, because Pakistan's powerful military establishment and intelligence services have not broken off their links to terrorist groups.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The threat that Boko Haram poses to the Lake Chad Basin region will not be defeated by military means alone, a top United Nations political affairs official has warned.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
In order to usher in stability, the United States needs a region-by-region approach to Syria that builds from the bottom up and leaves Syria with a weak central government but strong regionally-based power centers backed by local populations.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
While welcoming recent political developments recently observed in West Africa, the United Nations Security Council today stressed the need to increase military cooperation between the States in the region and Sahel to fight against the terrorist group Boko Haram.

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