Islamic State is under military pressure. How much does it matter?

According to reports Syrian troops reach edge of Raqqa and there is also push for Fallujjah in Iraq. So it seems that various forces starting to be militarily successful fighting ISIS But in your opinion how important are those military successes in a broader context (political, societal) of struggle against ISIS? Read few comments.

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EURO 2016 and terrorism: French authorities will consider previous attacks

One can say the EURO 2016 it is an attractive target for any terrorist but on the other hand the high level of security measures will probably discourage many from trying anything. So in general what will be focus of security services regarding EURO 2016 and why? Read few comments.

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What holds the keys to unlock EgyptAir MS804 flight mystery

EgyptAir Flight 804 crashed into the Mediterranean Sea on 19 May 2016. There were 66 people on board.

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Sending a message? Montenegro will be NATO’s 29th member

It is “just” a relatively small Montenegro but still it is another enlargement for NATO as the accession protocol was signed. What does it mean for both sides, for the Alliance and for Montenegro, especially if we take into account current geopolitical situation?

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Undermining trust: Brexit and security implication for the EU, NATO

British PM David Cameron said: Whenever we turn our back on Europe, sooner or later we come to regret it. We’ve always had to go back in – and always at a much higher cost. So how do you assess the role of the UK in European, transatlantic security regarding potential Brexit? Read few comments.

PM David Cameron says EU in-out referendum will be held on Thursday 23rd June. Credit: gov.uk

PM David Cameron. Credit: http://www.gov.uk

 

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What will the West do in Libya?

NATO ‘three months’ from Libyan coast mission, British ground troops could go to Libya. With headlines like this some people thinks that the West is inching towards some broader military operation in Libya. What is your view on this, and would this help or maybe not much? Read few comments.

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Madeleine Albright at Globsec: I Am Not Afraid of War But Russians Bite

“In the past, we were afraid of nuclear bombs. Today, we do not know what we fear. I think, it is more complicated than before,” this is how Madeleine Albright, former US secretary of state between 1997 and 2001, compared the Cold War world with today’s situation. Interview with her was conducted at the 11th annual security conference Globsec held in Bratislava and was first published in the Slovak newspaper Pravda.

Madeleine Albright. Credit: Globsec

Madeleine Albright. Credit: Globsec

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