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The Paris terror attacks and their geopolitical implications

November 16, 2015

By: Deborah Asseraf Six coordinated terror attacks, involving seven terrorists took place in East Paris and near the Stade de France at Saint Denis on the evening of Friday, November 13. In Saint Denis, three terrorists blew themselves up near the stadium, while supporters inside attended a friendly France – Germany football match. Among the five … Continue reading “The Paris terror attacks and their geopolitical implications”


Responding to terrorism: the views from Beirut and Paris

November 15, 2015

By Strife On November 13, three teams linked to ISIS carried out seven seemingly coordinated attacks across Paris, killing 139 people and bringing the city to its knees. Sadly, this was not the only attack this past week. On November 12, 43 people were also killed in a double suicide blast carried out by ISIS … Continue reading “Responding to terrorism: the views from Beirut and Paris”


Made in prison: Copenhagen and the Paris attacks

February 17, 2015

By Charlie de Rivaz: When news trickled through about Saturday’s attacks in Copenhagen, it was difficult to avoid a sense of déjà vu. Another Islamic extremist attacks another cartoonist. Then he targets Jews. Was this another Charlie Hebdo? Another gruesome episode in the increasingly depressing battle between radical Islam and the West? This is not … Continue reading “Made in prison: Copenhagen and the Paris attacks”


The Paris Attacks: a threat to French unity

January 14, 2015

By Deborah Asseraf: As France mourns 17 of its citizens following the recent Paris attacks, hard times are also synonymous with national union. On 11 January 56 world leaders marched in Paris along with 3.7 million people to show their commitment to universal values such as freedom of speech and human dignity. Unanimous condemnation of the … Continue reading “The Paris Attacks: a threat to French unity”


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