Category Archives: a theoretical input

talking to enemies

there is a certain challenge to working on military merging processes. for starters, the military is a sensitive matter in any nation. suspicions are high to look for spies and anyone who might use information against themselves. because, despite europe … Continue reading

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why the europol strategy of targeting isis web-accounts won’t work

due to a lack of other options for input, here is a message to europol: according to the guardian, europol will started targeting isis web accounts in july. given an astonishing output of around 100.000 tweets a day from around … Continue reading

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white man’s terrorist

i have a question: can a white man be a terrorist? in my mind i already see several of my friends jump up in outrage. of course! what a horrible thing for me to bring up such a backward concept … Continue reading

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to be or not to be a state

it seems to be the most prevalent question by scholars of civil wars, why so many civil wars reoccur. most theories come to the conclusion that it has something to do with the structure of the pre- and post-war system. … Continue reading

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rethinking ‘unification’

having spent almost three month in the kurdish north of iraq, the impressions i was left with are those of many paradoxes: there is both unity and division deeply entrenched in the kurdish mind, secularism and religion live side by … Continue reading

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the lethal brother of war: hatred

there is a level of cruelty in war that goes beyond the shelling and the bombs, the killing and the massacre. when i learned about it in history class, from the comfort of a school bench, i shook my head … Continue reading

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meeting ak47

being in london, i took advantage of the cultural hub in this city and attended the theater ‘shakespeare’s globe’ today. in a time- and culture- crossing manner, the play ‘holy warriors’ portrayed the israel-palestine conflict from the age of salahaddin and … Continue reading

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