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Shifting face of international terrorism

Counter-terrorism efforts directed mainly at ISIS, Al Qaeda, and the Middle East will need to shift attention to Russian-speaking individuals and networks in the coming years, according to this article. Terror groups that previously resisted oppressive governments in their own … Continue reading

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Tackling corruption in Uzbekistan

The chief prosecutor in Uzbekistan was recently arrested for bribe-taking and abuse of office and 4,500 law enforcement officers have been fired over the last 2 years on corruption charges, according to this article. Most recently, every officer in one … Continue reading

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ISIS in Turkey

This article provides an in-depth analysis of the New Year’s Eve nightclub massacre¬†in Istanbul that left 39 dead and 71 wounded. The attack was carried out by an ethnic Uzbek “sleeper operative,” born in Kyrgyzstan, on orders from his¬†handler in … Continue reading

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