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ISIS jihadis plotting Paris-style ‘lone wolf’ terror attacks in the US, ex-CIA boss warns

TOM BATCHELOR SLAMIC State (ISIS) jihadis are plotting Paris-style lone wolf terror attacks on the US, the former boss of the CIA has warned. The evil death cult “poses a significant and lethal threat” to America and is believed to be expanding its reach in the States. Former …

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EU will FALL amid terror and migrant strain – and it’s starting in Germany, admits EU head

REBECCA PERRING THE European Union faces being destroyed under the growing threat of terrorism, which has sparked the influx of migrants into Europe, the European Parliament’s President has warned. Martin Schulz, the German president of the European Parliament, fears the 28-member bloc will crumble under the to political …

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Courting Arab World? China Building ‘Silk Road’ to the Middle East

The Chinese government has published its first Arab Policy Paper, which calls for greater political, economic and security cooperation with the region that is Beijing’s main supplier of petroleum and seventh largest trading partner.  The document, released ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s first visit to Egypt, paints cooperation in broad …

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Beyond Islamists and Autocrats: Prospects for Political Reform Post Arab Spring

David Schenker, Sarah Feuer, Vish Sakthivel, and John P. Entelis This series of articles sheds light on regional actors outside the tired authoritarian-versus-Islamist narrative and provides suggestions for how best to cultivate and preserve this limited resource during this critical time of transition. Concern about the political direction …

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