Posted on 20/12/2010 by matisak
Experts are not very optimistic about the situation.
Filed under: Africa, Politics, Security | Tagged: Africa, Alassane Ouattara, Côte d'Ivoire, Conflicts, Dustin Sharp, Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo, Michael McGovern, Politics, Scott Straus, United Nations | Leave a Comment »
Posted on 23/11/2010 by matisak
Filed under: Asia, Military, North Korea, Politics, Security | Tagged: Asia, China, Conflicts, Defense, Foreign policy, Abraham Denmark, Christoph Bluth, David Cortright, Military, North Korea, Security, Security policy, South Korea, War | 1 Comment »
Posted on 18/11/2010 by matisak
NATO wants to go global. Or is better to say it is an agenda of Secretary General of NATO Anders Fogh Rasmussen?
Filed under: Global Politics, Military, Politics, Security | Tagged: Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Conflicts, Defense, Foreign policy, Global Politics, James Goldgeier, Jan Willem Honig, Military, NATO, Rebecca Moore, Ryan Hendrickson, Security, Security policy, War | Leave a Comment »
Posted on 14/11/2010 by matisak
Posted on 04/10/2010 by matisak
Posted on 07/09/2010 by matisak
MONUC and MONUSCO mission. Failure or success? And how important is for DR Congo the presence of peacekeepers.
Filed under: Africa, Politics, Security | Tagged: Africa, Conflicts, Ernesto Verdeja, Michael Schatzberg, MONUC, MONUSCO, Osita Afoaku, Peacekeeping, Politics, Security, Security policy, Severine Autesserre, United Nations, War | 1 Comment »
Posted on 18/08/2010 by matisak
German authorities closed last week a Hamburg mosque where 9/11 plotters met. According to magazine Time a 2009 report from German Domestic intelligence estimated that there are 45 jihadists in the city with links to other violent Islamic extremists in Germany and abroad.
Filed under: Politics, Security, Society, Terrorism, Europe | Tagged: Europe, Terrorism, Security policy, al-Qaeda, Reinhard Schulze, Conflicts, 9/11, Security, Islam, John Schindler | Leave a Comment »
Posted on 06/08/2010 by matisak
Supermodel said she was given very small dirty-looking stones in 1997 but it failed to proof a clear connection between the diamonds and Charles Taylor. Former President of Liberia is accused of using illegally mined diamonds to secure weapons for Sierra Leone’s Revolutionary United Front during the 1991-2001 civil war.
Filed under: Africa, Politics, Security | Tagged: Africa, Blood diamonds, Charles Taylor, Conflicts, Krijn Peters, Liberia, Naomi Campbell, Neil Cooper, Politics, Security, Sierra Leone, Special Court for Sierra Leone, War | Leave a Comment »
Posted on 13/07/2010 by matisak
The Somali Islamist group Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the twin blasts which hit the Ugandan capital Kampala, killing 74 people.
Filed under: Africa, Politics, Security, Terrorism | Tagged: Abdi Samatar, Africa, al-Qaeda, Al-Shabaab, Conflicts, Morten Boas, Security, Security policy, Somalia, Terrorism, Uganda, War on Terror | Leave a Comment »
Posted on 31/03/2010 by matisak
LRA forces are responsible for thousands of causalities, terrorism, torture, mutilation, rape, sexual enslavement, training of child soldiers… According to Human Rights Watch Lord’s Resistance Army killed at least 321 civilians and abducted 250 others, including at least 80 children, during a previously unreported four-day rampage in the Makombo area of northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo in December 2009.
Filed under: Africa, Politics, Security | Tagged: Africa, Andreas Mehler, Conflicts, Joseph Kony, Kevin Dunn, Lord's Resistance Army, Security, Security policy, Uganda | Leave a Comment »