Adaptation in the age of new (?) terror

After every terrorist attack, such the recent one in Manchester, there is always the debate about security measures. But if terrorism is somehow different with ISIS (is it?) how much we have been able to adapt to this situation, and in what areas? Read few comments.

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15th anniversary of 9/11: How al-Qaeda’s attacks have changed the world

It is 15 years after 9/11 terrorist attacks and this is a kind of poll among various foreign policy, security and terrorism expert about how this horrible event changed the world, if we still feels echoes of this and what are lessons learned from 9/11. Read their views

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Paris attacks: What does it mean in the context of fighting ISIS?

Paris attacks are the essence of terrorism, it is not only about people being killed it is about creating a political effect, says Peter Neumann, Director of the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation. Would you agree with such description of Paris terrorist attacks and why? And whoever was it, what should be the reaction on those attacks in your opinion? Read few comments.

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Threat of terrorism to the Balkans

In general, how much is ISIS (other jihadists) a potential threat for the Balkans, do you see any chance that the jihadist activities may find some fertile soil in the region? Read few comments.

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Even if torture was efficient, it would be prohibited

With the releasing of CIA torture report the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism  says that the US attorney general is under a legal duty to bring criminal charges against those responsible. How do you perceive this report in the framework of international law, what kind of consequences it might, should have? Read few comments.

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CIA torture report: To release or not to release?

A long awaited report on CIA interrogations will be released today. With the discussion about publishing the CIA torture report what would be your argument for releasing it or not releasing it, what kind of impact do you expect the report could have? Read few comments.

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Al-Qaeda prefers media frenzy to no coverage

On one hand President Obama said that the government is not overreacting in locking down diplomatic posts on the other hand he is claiming that the odds of dying in a terrorist attack are a lot lower than they are of dying in a car accident. We also saw the report on how clothes may be dipped into the liquid explosives, and become explosive themselves once the liquid dries.