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Lucrative Qatari hostage payments bankrolled a feared Al Qaeda-linked militant group in Syria, one that has grown to become the most effective and ... That has allowed them a breathing space that they almost certainly would not have had otherwise", Jason Burke, expert on extremism and author of ...
... and former Astros Insider writer Matthew Seliger. Additionally, the prospect genius himself Astros Future has agreed to stay on and produce hands-down the best Houston Astros minor league content out there. Finally, my former boss at Climbing Tal's Hill, Jason Burke, will be joining the staff after taking a ...

“What you have in her is both the sense of possibility and failure together; hope and disappointment,” Njabulo Ndebele, the author of a novel about her life, told the Guardian in 2011. Born in the poor Eastern Cape province, Madikizela-Mandela's childhood was “a blistering inferno of racial hatred”, in the ...
A Jersey kid, information junkie and Google search virtuoso. Writes random articles, but mostly about Mets and Star Wars once my blood has been infused with enough coffee. NYC sports fan who truly believes the teams I roots for (Mets, Knicks & Jets) are a good metaphor for my nefarious existence.
[13] Jason Burke described al-Qaida as comprised of three layers – the “al-Qaida hardcore,” the “network of networks” and a third layer described as the “idea, worldview, ideology of al-Qaida”. [14] The layered description of al-Qaida became dominant in subsequent years – alongside the related idea of ...
It's the culmination of a year-and-a-half of building custom algorithms to risk adjust all of the clinical and claims data. “Our official launch is at HIMSS,” said Jason Burke, vice president of Data Informatics, 3M Health Information Systems. “Today we have 15, 16 early adopter clients, mostly providers; we have ...

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here's today's news. SYRIA. At least 250 civilians have been killed in the past two days in the besieged, rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta near the Syrian capital of Damascus ...
The Sweet Springs Board of Education met Thursday, Feb. 15, where board members voted to join the Missouri assessment partnership consortium. “As most of you are probably aware, in my opinion, there have been problems with the MAP test since it began several years ago,” Superintendent Donna ...
However, the 75-year-old retains significant support inside the party and at a local level in many parts of South Africa. Ralph Mathekga, a political analyst and author, said: “Zuma is not just a person. He is a system. There are a whole lot of people whose politics fortunes are tied to his. “We are watching a ...
... party, say it is essential that Zuma is sidelined as early as possible to allow the ANC to regroup before campaigning starts in earnest for elections in 2019. Adriaan Basson, a senior South African journalist, wrote: “Zuma has played all his cards and is now at open war with Ramaphosa and his supporters.”.
Somalia is facing yet another major crisis as the United States steps up its drone attack and combat operations in this Horn of Africa state. Drone attacks are promoted by the Defense Department and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) as an effective means of targeting so-called “terrorists” without ...
Hundreds of olive green tents surrounded the refurbished control tower, home to the US special forces and light infantry units who flew from Bagram to raid distant villages in the hope of picking up the trail of al-Qaeda fugitives. They had limited success, not least because most of their targets had long fled ...
On Oct. 13, in his statement decertifying the Iran nuclear deal, President Trump claimed that Tehran “provides assistance to Al Qaeda.” The following week, his C.I.A. ... “I've never seen any evidence of active collaboration,” said Jason Burke, the author of an acclaimed book on Al Qaeda. Ali Soufan, a former ...
According to Ali Soufan a Lebanese-American former FBI agent who was involved in a number of high-profile anti-terrorism cases, and is author of a book on Hamza, the young bin Laden was raised by al-Qaeda's top leadership while his father was in hiding. Bin Laden is said to have asked his advisers to ...
The latest Guardian Weekly cover story takes us to Raqqa. For more than three years, the Syrian town was the political capital of Islamic State's self-styled caliphate. Last week, the final strongholds fell to Kurdish fighters. However, writer Jason Burke cautions against any talk of victory. A foreign ...
But a victory is a victory, and there are few reasons for cheer these days. So let us celebrate the defeat of Islamic State and its hateful so-called caliphate – and keep a wary eye out for the next fight. Jason Burke is the author of The New Threat: The Past, Present and Future of Islamic Militancy (New Press) ...
A Zimbabwean journalist who reported that Grace Mugabe, the first lady, donated used clothing including underwear to supporters of the ruling Zanu-PF ... have called for Nyangani's release and accused Zimbabwean authorities of seeking to intimidate and harass journalists in the former British colony.

The origin of this trend is often traced back to Inspire, the web magazine published by Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, which published an article in .... these attacks need to prevent people from becoming radicalized in the first place, says Jason Burke, author of The New Threat From Islamic Militancy.
Not, however, by Cathy Scott-Clark and Adrian Levy, two veteran journalists who have published a series of rigorous and readable investigative books ... The narrative reaches from Pakistan to Mauritania, where a key informant of the authors now lives, and starts days before the 11 September attacks on ...
Hamza bin Laden – a potent weapon in the rivalry between al-Qaida and Isis. Son of Osama bin Laden called for strikes against 'Jews' and 'Crusaders' 10 days before Manchester suicide bombing. Jason Burke. Mon 29 May 2017 23.00 EDT Last modified on Mon 29 May 2017 23.07 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on ...
Some time within the coming weeks, Iraqi forces will reach the great mosque of al-Nuri, in Mosul. It was from the pulpit in this small, 900-year-old complex that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of Islamic State (IS), declared the foundation of a new caliphate with himself as caliph in 2014. The mosque was ...
The term, which describes an individual actor who strikes alone and is not affiliated with any larger group, is now widely used by politicians, journalists, security officials and the general public. It is used for Islamic militant attackers and, as the shooting in Quebec shows, for killers with other ideological ...
In a second case on Monday, the same court sentenced Mohamed Kayse Mohamoud, a 31-year-old author, to 18 months in prison on charges of “offending the honour of the president.” The case ... Local human rights workers say at least 12 journalists have been detained, some for up to three weeks.
The authors of these intimidating critiques are mainly the "Intellectuals (les "clercs" in the French version, a term borrowed from sociologist Pierre Bourdieu), which in this case include journalists, professors, researchers and lawyers. Most of them have strong credibility in their professional field, which gives ...
Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here's today's news. SYRIA. At least 250 civilians have been killed in the past two days in the besieged, rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta near the Syrian capital of Damascus ...
The Sweet Springs Board of Education met Thursday, Feb. 15, where board members voted to join the Missouri assessment partnership consortium. “As most of you are probably aware, in my opinion, there have been problems with the MAP test since it began several years ago,” Superintendent Donna ...
Jacob Zuma resigns as South Africa's president on eve of no-confidence vote. Zuma, 75: 'I fear no motion of no confidence or impeachment'; Steps down after days of defying ANC orders to leave office; Cyril Ramaphosa: president-in-waiting faces huge challenges · Jason Burke Africa correspondent.
Supporters of Ramaphosa, seen as the standard bearer of the reformist wing of the party, say it is essential that Zuma is sidelined as early as possible to allow the ANC to regroup before campaigning starts in earnest for elections in 2019. Adriaan Basson, a senior South African journalist, wrote: “Zuma has ...
... dozens of civilian deaths, the strikes generally target the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab militants, however the number of strikes in the last six months have been already surpassed the number of strikes for the whole of 2016. Jason Burke reports at the Guardian. The Attorney General Jeff Sessions has tried ...
Jason Burke, a journalist and author of The New Threat: The Past, Present and Future of Islamic Militancy, is acknowledged as one of the world's leading experts on IS. Burke's thinking largely falls in line with the concerns of the UN. He says that while a coalition military campaign is one thing, there has to ...
Jason Burke, a journalist and the author of The New Threat: The Past, Present and Future of Islamic Militancy, agrees that further insurgencies are likely as the extremists are pushed underground. This is because the recent military offensive has not been accompanied by a parallel political effort, he argues ...
After losing control of key territory, the Islamic State may repeat the actions of its predecessor when the U.S.-led surge brought Al Qaeda in Iraq to the edge ... some fighters will inevitably find a new home—there is no credible substitute for Iraq and Syria as a base, as terrorism analyst Jason Burke contends.
And Jason Burke, an agent at Citi Habitats, commissioned a graphic designer to create an animated emoji of his face and then had the image printed onto ... Jannette Patterson, a Corcoran broker, had bonded with her client, the television journalist Jane Velez-Mitchell over a shared love of veganism and ...
Richard Calland, an author and expert on the ANC, said Ramaphosa's victory could prove to be pyrrhic. As the delegates waited for the result, supporters of both candidates sang, clapped and danced, vying for the loudest, most resonant chants. An hour after the ANC's electoral cell was due to take the ...
But Carien du Plessis, a respected political journalist who recently published a biography of Dlamini-Zuma, said the former medical doctor might well forge her own path if elected. “She is a very experienced and shrewd politician. A lot of people support her because she is seen as a proxy for Zuma and a ...
Wellie had been a writer on The Last O.G. and told me that he's been excited just watching Tiffany climb to superstardom since they were on set together .... I went to Jeremy Asgari's 6th Annual Ping Pong charity event down at The Jane Hotel and found comic Jason Burke on the mic hosting the thing and ...
Jason Burke, the Guardian's Africa correspondent and the author of The New Threat, about extremist terrorist groups, writes that Bangladesh is often overlooked by terror analysts even though the poor, Muslim-majority country of 160 million has struggled with growing radicalism. Investigators will now be ...
According to Ali Soufan a Lebanese-American former FBI agent who was involved in a number of high-profile anti-terrorism cases, and is author of a book on Hamza, the young bin Laden was raised by al-Qaeda's top leadership while his father was in hiding. Bin Laden is said to have asked his advisers to ...
But a victory is a victory, and there are few reasons for cheer these days. So let us celebrate the defeat of Islamic State and its hateful so-called caliphate – and keep a wary eye out for the next fight. Jason Burke is the author of The New Threat: The Past, Present and Future of Islamic Militancy (New Press) ...
A Zimbabwean journalist who reported that Grace Mugabe, the first lady, donated used clothing including underwear to supporters of the ruling Zanu-PF ... “The arrest … is a deliberate tactic to harass and intimidate him and other journalists in order to deter them from doing their work,” said Cousin Zilala, ...
His name alone is enough to guarantee headlines and the attention of the world's security services. Though only about 25 years old, his words are urgently picked over by analysts and officials seeking to understand the new threat posed to the west by Islamist militancy. He is Hamza bin Laden, the son and ...
Some time within the coming weeks, Iraqi forces will reach the great mosque of al-Nuri, in Mosul. It was from the pulpit in this small, 900-year-old complex that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of Islamic State (IS), declared the foundation of a new caliphate with himself as caliph in 2014. The mosque was ...
The term, which describes an individual actor who strikes alone and is not affiliated with any larger group, is now widely used by politicians, journalists, security officials and the general public. It is used for Islamic militant attackers and, as the shooting in Quebec shows, for killers with other ideological ...
However, the 75-year-old retains significant support inside the party and at a local level in many parts of South Africa. Ralph Mathekga, a political analyst and author, said: “Zuma is not just a person. He is a system. There are a whole lot of people whose politics fortunes are tied to his. “We are watching a ...
Somalia is facing yet another major crisis as the United States steps up its drone attack and combat operations in this Horn of Africa state. Drone attacks are promoted by the Defense Department and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) as an effective means of targeting so-called “terrorists” without ...
Hundreds of olive green tents surrounded the refurbished control tower, home to the US special forces and light infantry units who flew from Bagram to raid distant villages in the hope of picking up the trail of al-Qaeda fugitives. They had limited success, not least because most of their targets had long fled ...
“The whole point was to achieve a shift in perception, without really changing much on the ground,” Jason Burke, author of several books on al-Qaeda, wrote by e-mail. “So, for example, though the nominal allegiance of the organisation changed, the personal allegiance of individual leaders of the group, ...
Callum Redfern, a Tunis-based British multimedia journalist who travelled to Tebourba on hearing about the person who died there, said: “My impression is that this [anger] has been building up for years. In Tunis, it's all pretty well controlled … The further you get from Tunis the wilder it gets.” Chibani said ...
When I asked terrorism experts what they made of the alleged Iran-Al Qaeda ties, they were unanimous in their incredulity. “I've never seen any evidence of active collaboration,” said Jason Burke, the author of an acclaimed book on Al Qaeda. Ali Soufan, a former F.B.I. agent and the author of the new book ...
And Joe Conason, author of a seminal book about the Clinton scandals, The ... Instead, he gave what The Guardian's Jason Burke and Emma ... Life in exile –> Russian investigative journalist Andrei Soldatov says that ...


 

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