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Xi's visit to ISIS threat The key agenda in Narendra Modi's crucial CCS meet

Sep 14, 2014

Xi's visit to ISIS threat The key agenda in Narendra Modi's crucial CCS meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a crucial meeting of Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) on 12 September. Here's what was on the agenda. #ThisisNext #Al-Qaeda #Narendra Modi #PM #Xi Jinping #Cabinet Committee on Security #islamic-state #PM Modi #Prime Minister Narendra Modi #ISIS
CIA estimates show Islamic State thrice as strong as previously feared

Sep 12, 2014

CIA estimates show Islamic State thrice as strong as previously feared

The Islamic State, the dreaded terrorist group that has gained control over a large part of Iraq and Syria, has up to 31,500 fighters. #World #Barack Obama #Terrorism #US #Syria #Al-Qaeda #CIA #NewsTracker #Iraq #US President #US Secretary of State #John Kerry #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #IS
Years after 9/11, New York remains one of the top terror targets

Sep 11, 2014

Years after 9/11, New York remains one of the top terror targets

New York remains the top target, and that makes preparing for big events, including the US Open tennis tournament, the United Nations General Assembly and the September 11 commemoration, that much more critical. #Barack Obama #US #Osama bin Laden #Al-Qaeda #George W. Bush #September 11 attacks #9/11 #ConnectTheDots #War On Terror #New York #Iraq War #World Trade Centre #Manhattan
Family, friends flank to 9/11 museum to donate artifacts from day of attacks

Sep 11, 2014

Family, friends flank to 9/11 museum to donate artifacts from day of attacks

Two compelling reminders of the long manhunt that followed 9/11 went on display at the museum: a Navy SEAL's uniform shirt from the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, and a CIA officer's special coin commemorating the operation. #Barack Obama #US #Osama bin Laden #Al-Qaeda #George W. Bush #September 11 attacks #9/11 #ConnectTheDots #War On Terror #New York #Iraq War #World Trade Centre #Manhattan
How Obama's 9/11 message has varied across the years

Sep 11, 2014

How Obama's 9/11 message has varied across the years

This year, with the threat of the Islamic State militant group looming, Obama's rhetoric of remembrance is circling back to earlier days and striking a less triumphant tone. #Barack Obama #US #Osama bin Laden #Al-Qaeda #George W. Bush #September 11 attacks #9/11 #ConnectTheDots #War On Terror #New York #Iraq War #World Trade Centre #Manhattan

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Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Dec 03, 2012

Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Without going into the compelling but competing narratives of why and how Israel landed in what seems a perpetually hostile dynamic, it is easy to see that it is surrounded by hostile neighbors and there is no strategic depth of geography. #HowThisWorks #Syria #Al-Qaeda #Israel #Golan Heights

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Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Sep 11, 2014

Al Qaeda affiliate releases U.N. peacekeepers captured in Syria

An Al Qaeda-affiliated faction operating in a southern province of Syria freed 45 United Nations peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Thursday, U.N. officials said... #Syria #Al-Qaeda #Golan Heights #United Nations
Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Sep 11, 2014

Yemen fears Al Qaeda attacks amid deadly protests

Yemeni officials said Thursday that security forces have gone on high alert, fearing that Al Qaeda members are streaming into the capital, where a Shiite rebel group's demonstrations have turned deadly... #Al-Qaeda #Yemen
Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Sep 11, 2014

On a Day Devoted to Past Events, Focus on New Terror Link

As President Obama honored the victims of Sept. 11, 2001, the White House argued that he had the right to wage his new ISIS fight under the same legal authority he used for Al Qaeda... #Barack Obama #United States #Al-Qaeda