7/7 anniversary: How big is the threat of terrorism?

We hear warnings such that Britain faces the biggest threat from terrorism in a decade. Do you agree with this assessment, is the biggest problem right now the rise of ISIS or you see also some other factors? Read few comments.

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Terrorism and ISIS: What’s next after triple attacks?

With attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France it is hard to say the actual extent of IS` control over these operations, but it seems that ISIS` calls for more attacks during Ramadan are quite inspirational. Do you expect more attacks and how to counter it in your opinion? Read few comments.

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NATO-Russia relations: An escalation?

From the statement by NATO Defence Ministers: Russia is challenging Euro-Atlantic security through military action, coercion and intimidation of its neighbours.

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NATO must stop trying to do more with less

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said ahead of the NATO Defence Ministers meetings: We will take decisions to further increase the strength and the capability of the NATO Response Force. The second decision I expect ministers to make related to how we are increasing the readiness and the responsiveness of our forces, is that we will speed up our political and military decision-making And third, we will set up a new logistics headquarters within the NATO command structure. But Stoltenberg also said: Overall, we expect total NATO defence expenditure to continue to decrease in 2015 by 1.5 percent.

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10,000 ISIS fighters were (probably) killed. Does it count?

The U.S.-led coalition against ISIS has recorded more than 10,000 ISIS deaths, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken claims. It is hard to independently verify this number, but in general what do you think about this statement and how would you evaluate the campaign against ISIS so far? Read few comments.

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ISIS and nukes. Could it be serious?

It is first of all propaganda, but ISIS is rhetorically flirting with nuclear weapons. Does it mean anything?

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NSA won’t go “dark”

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