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Al-Shabab’s show of force backfires disastrously

Despite years of conflict, al-Shabab remains a potent military and political force, able to occupy territory and launch terror attacks

Attacks have fallen, but Boko Haram’s new leader could signal a strategic shift

Cameroon and other countries forces have made gains in territorial control and suicide attacks are down but there’s no room for complacency.

We need an Armageddon canary but a historian will do … and the end is not nigh

Is the world going to hell in a handbasket? It’s really hard not to feel that way at the moment.

Over 5000 arrested in Pakistan following deadly bombing

At least 72 people - more than 30 of them children - were killed over the weekend following a bombing at a public park in the Pakistani city of Lahore

SA officials in Brussels confirmed safe

South African diplomatic workers in the capital of Belgium were unharmed by Tuesday's attacks.

Learn lessons from prior terrorist attacks

As most people now acknowledge, the errors of the post-9/11 Western “war on terror” led to increases in the number of terrorist incidents.

Survivors describe Boko Haram slaughter

Survivors of the Boko Haram massacre that took place around the town of Baga, Nigeria, describe the militants slaughtering some people "like insects".

Parents in Pakistan prepare for mass burial of children

The burial of those killed in a Taliban attack is under way and a former ambassador to the US says Pakistan has been too apologetic about the Taliban.

Sochi Games: Putin’s project of personal importance

As the Winter Olympics begin, Russia's President Vladimir Putin hopes that a successful event will enhance the country's international reputation.

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