terrorism

 
Terrorism used as excuse to suppress Kashmir
Terrorism used as excuse to suppress Kashmir
In 1992, I witnessed an Indian soldier hit a pregnant Kashmiri woman with his rifle butt and utter these words: “Get rid of the terrorist you...
Strategic trends in Africa in 2019
Strategic trends in Africa in 2019
Napoleon said: “Strategy is the art of making use of time and space”, in reference to war. His wisdom can be extrapolated to international...
African leaders use anti-terror laws to silence journalists
African leaders use anti-terror laws to silence journalists
African governments and leaders have found a new excuse for censoring journalists and media organisations — abetting terrorism.
Christchurch attacker charged with terrorism: police
Christchurch attacker charged with terrorism: police
The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks was formally charged with terrorism for the first time on...
Free press development impeded by crackdowns
Free press development impeded by crackdowns
On a trip to Ethiopia in the 1990s, I met with the then prime minister, Meles Zenawi, to try to persuade him to stop jailing journalists. Since his...
Editorial: Words cause murder
Editorial: Words cause murder
The terror attack in Christchurch, New Zealand, last week was shocking. People were mowed down as if they were characters in a video game. It was a...
NZ begins releasing bodies to families in Christchurch mosque attack
NZ begins releasing bodies to families in Christchurch mosque attack
Burial and janaza (burial prayers) of the 50 people killed by a gunman in a mass shooting at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch,...
One dead in possible terror attack on Dutch tram
One dead in possible terror attack on Dutch tram
A gunman opened fire on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday, killing at least one person and wounding several in what officials said was...
US patience thins with Pakistan as India goes on offense
US patience thins with Pakistan as India goes on offense
As conflict between India and Pakistan escalates to near all-out war, the United States has been thrust into a familiar position of hoping to...
Letters to the editor: November 2 to 8
Letters to the editor: November 2 to 8
The latest charge against Patricia de Lille seems to be more a witch hunt than an exercise to seek justice. Why didn’t the Democratic Alliance...
EU begins tricky negotiations with developing countries
EU begins tricky negotiations with developing countries
At first glance, everything seems very simple. The European Union (EU) and the 79 African, Caribbean and Pacific countries which make up the...
Does reintegrating jihadists into society help curb extremist acts?
Does reintegrating jihadists into society help curb extremist acts?
The panic response after 9/11 was understandably riddled with errors. The horrific attack in the heart of New York required a military response, or...

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