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All you need to know about the terror group behind James Foley's killing

Aug 22, 2014

All you need to know about the terror group behind James Foley's killing

ISIL emerged in Iraq in 2006, three years after the US-led invasion, spurred by global terror network Al-Qaeda. Initially known as the Islamic State in Iraq. #Terrorism #Syria #ListsEtc #USA #Iraq #journalists #Kurds #President Barack Obama #Jihadists #islamic-state #Militancy in Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #Yazidis #James Foley #Steven Sotloff #2014 US airstrikes in Iraq
Amid US air strikes against ISIL, Iraq struggles to build own air force

Aug 22, 2014

Amid US air strikes against ISIL, Iraq struggles to build own air force

Iraq had only a fledgling air force when the United States withdrew in 2011. Washington has agreed to bolster Iraqi air power by selling Baghdad 36 sophisticated F-16 multi-role jet fighters and 24 Apache helicopters. #Terrorism #Syria #ConnectTheDots #USA #Iraq #journalists #Kurds #President Barack Obama #Jihadists #islamic-state #Militancy in Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #Yazidis #James Foley #Steven Sotloff #2014 US airstrikes in Iraq
Perils of conflict journalism back in focus after Foley's execution

Aug 22, 2014

Perils of conflict journalism back in focus after Foley's execution

Since 1992 more than 1,000 journalists have been killed covering various conflicts, according to CPJ. But despite that jarring statistic and the Foley execution, news organizations including GlobalPost, Vice and BuzzFeed, are still sending reporters into warzones and other dangerous areas. #Terrorism #Syria #ConnectTheDots #USA #Iraq #journalists #Kurds #President Barack Obama #Jihadists #islamic-state #Militancy in Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #Yazidis #James Foley #Steven Sotloff #2014 US airstrikes in Iraq

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Tradition be damned: President Pranab should vote this election

May 10, 2014

Tradition be damned: President Pranab should vote this election

This idea of not voting to be neutral is a claim to false neutrality. If it were to ensure that he was not accused of taking sides in government formation when no party of no pre-poll alliance won a majority, it appear a logic stretched too far #India #ToTheContrary #Pranab Mukherjee #Congress #BJP #Democracy #President #Rashtrapati Bhavan #Lok Sabha elections 2014

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AAP only points fingers at others

Aug 22, 2014

HP loses its leader on NFV, a key carrier network trend

Bethany Mayer, who led Hewlett-Packard’s foray into the growing field of network functions virtualization, has left the company to run network testing and optimization company Ixia. Mayer will become president and CEO of Ixia, taking over from Chairm... #Securities and Exchange Commission #Hewlett-Packard
AAP only points fingers at others

Aug 22, 2014

Two Birds To Watch At Jackson Hole: Will It Be Hawks Or Doves?

The U.S. dollar softened against several currencies on Friday as investors await speeches from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi in Jackson Hole, Wyo. It's no surprise to see capital markets rel... #European Central Bank #Mario Draghi #Federal Reserve
AAP only points fingers at others

Aug 22, 2014

Foreign Minister Nominated to Be Turkey’s Next Premier

Turkey’s governing party nominated Ahmet Davutoglu to succeed President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan as prime minister and party chairman... #Turkey #Recep Tayyip Erdogan