Tag Archives: Daesh

Interesting Times (1): Syria, Russia, China and North Korea

The US President just ordered a cruise missile air strike on a Syrian air base after a Syrian military air raid on a rebel held town led to accusations of a chemical weapons attack. Whilst there are many theories and … Continue reading

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Daesh/ Boko Haram- A Link Too Far?

Much has been made recently of links between Daesh and Boko Haram accentuated by the recent claim of responsibility by Daesh of the PBIED attack in Maiduguri of 12th May. It is the opinion of this commentator that these links … Continue reading

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