Category Europe

U.S. Stocks Under Pressure- Set To Open Sharply Lower; Oil Shows Weakness Again; European Equities Set To Surge By As Much As 70 Percent?

U.S. Stocks Under Pressure- Set To Open Sharply Lower; Oil Shows Weakness Again; European Equities Set To Surge By As Much As 70 Percent? http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com U.S. stock futures are tanking this morning, down more than 150pts. as I write this note. Weakness in Europe and oil once again declining, are at least two of the […]

‘Thugs Wanted – Bring Your Own Boots’: How Isis Attracts Foreign Fighters To Its Twisted Utopia

An excerpt from their forthcoming book. ‘Thugs Wanted – Bring Your Own Boots’: How Isis Attracts Foreign Fighters To Its Twisted Utopia Isis has been hugely successful in attracting western violence junkies. Some are drawn by the prospect of adventure – and recruiters are increasingly promoting a sense of inclusion and purpose in the caliphate […]

Israel, Europe And The Converging Terror Threat

Israel, Europe And The Converging Terror Threat http://fathomjournal.org/israel-europe-and-the-converging-terror-threat/ Winter / 2015 Israel, Europe And The Converging Terror Threat by Amichai Magen 3275107274 World leaders in Paris following the Charlie Hebdo and Hypercacher attacks, Credit: European Council President/Flickr AUTHOR 183282925 Amichai Magen Dr. Amichai Magen maps the increasing interconnectedness of the Islamist terror threats faced by […]

How Ukraine Can Win

Conclusion: To sum up, the Russo-Ukrainian War is Kyiv’s to win, if it approaches the future wisely. The last year has been one of defeat after defeat for Ukraine, sometimes needlessly. Vladimir Putin has opted for war against Russia’s vast neighbor, the second biggest country in Europe, and this is now a conflict that Russia […]

Special Operations Command Central (SOCCENT) Intel Assessment of ISIS

The entire 216 page report can be accessed here. https://publicintelligence. net/soccent-isil-assessment/ Matthew Aid Special Operations Command Central (SOCCENT) Intel Assessment of ISIS March 8, 2015 The website publicintelligence.net has placed online a 217-page assessment of ISIS, entitled Special Operations Command Central Multi-Method Assessment of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, dated December 2014. […]

Where Were the Police When Nemtsov Was Shot? Friends Enquire

Where Were the Police When Nemtsov Was Shot? Friends Enquire http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/where-were-the-police-when-nemtsov-was-shot-friends-enquire/517137.html Where Were the Police When Nemtsov Was Shot? Friends Enquire ReutersMar. 07 2015 13:32Last edited 13:32 Maxim Shemetov / Reuters People place lit candles on the ground as they gather to attend a memorial service before the funeral of Russian leading opposition figure Boris […]

Lure of the Caliphate

The New York Review Of Books Lure of the Caliphate Malise Ruthven Feb. 28, 2015 Art Resource Tombs of the Caliphs in Cairo, Egypt, circa 1880 It has now become clear that Barack Obama is under enormous pressure to intensify the campaign against ISIS. Last week, as the White House held a summit on countering […]