Foreign Fighters in Syria

Foreign Fighters in Syria

Three kinds of countermeasures could be effective against Daesh recruitment DR. SAM MULLINS/GEORGE C. MARSHALL EUROPEAN CENTER FOR SECURITY STUDIES, GERMANY The number of foreign fighters…

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Iraqi Military Intelligence

Iraqi Military Intelligence

A Striking Force and Rich Source of Information Directorate of Iraqi Military Intelligence Media Military intelligence has been an important and difficult element in all Iraqi…

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Egypt Takes Charge

Egypt Takes Charge

The country demonstrates a desire to play a positive role in regional security UNIPATH STAFF Whether it’s addressing human trafficking in Sudan, conducting counterterrorism operations in…

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Mothers against Terror

Mothers against Terror

Families lead the fight against violent extremism at home By Dr. Edit Schlaffer and  Dr. Ulrich Kropiunigg, Women without Borders/SAVE Radicalization is a process that…

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Battalion destroys enemy targets with focused hits

Battalion destroys enemy targets with focused hits

SABAH AL-KHAZ’ALI/IRAQi MINISTRY OF DEFENSE The Iraqi Armored Fighting Vehicles Battalion, one of the Infantry Directorate formations in the Training Department of the deputy chief…

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Language Matters

Language Matters

Use of the wrong words reinforces terrorist propaganda narratives The fight against terrorism is fought not only on traditional battlefields with the weapons of the…

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Fighting with HONOR

Fighting with HONOR

STORY BY AYUB FADHIL AL-SAFI, Iraqi Ministry of Defense The men of our Armed Forces have achieved a level of heroism that will be remembered and…

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Secure communications vital to the military

Secure communications vital to the military

SALAM AL-RUBAY’I AND HAYDAR JASIM/Iraqi Ministry of Defense The Military Communications Unit is considered the heartbeat of the Iraqi Armed Forces and its units. It…

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Stopping the Foreign Fighter Flow

Stopping the Foreign Fighter Flow

Countries in the region offer innovative approaches to curtail Da’ish recruitment Thousands of Middle Easterners, North Africans, Central Asians and Europeans have been seduced by…

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Disaster Response

Disaster Response

Military support to victims of earthquakes, floods and other disasters builds stability The magnitude-7.8 earthquake that rocked Nepal in April 2015 killed thousands of people…

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