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Middle East/North Africa Security

The Kurdistan Freedom Falcons: A distinct terrorist threat

The Kurdistan Freedom Falcons are proving to be a major terrorist threat, and could continue to pose even more of a threat than the PKK.

Security South and Central Asia

The assassination of Mullah Akhtar Mansour raises questions about legality and security

After Mullah Akhtar Mansour’s assassination, attention has been turned to the instability and lack of security on the border Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Middle East/North Africa Security

The wider ramifications of the EgyptAir crash

The crash of EgyptAir flight 804 underscores the elevated risks faced by the Egyptian tourist sector. It also highlights the heightened security concerns over potential terrorist attacks in European airports.

Economics Middle East/North Africa

Just how bad is the state of Turkey’s tourism sector?

With Ankara facing internal and external security threats, as well as tensions with Russia, Turkey’s tourism sector is paying the price.

Security South and Central Asia

Pakistan’s Easter tragedy highlights failed state status

Pakistan’s latest terrorist attack merely re-confirms that Islamabad’s decades of dabbling with jihadists is coming back to destroy the country. The gruesome attack in Lahore on Easter Sunday is sadly

Europe Security

Terrorism in Europe has actually decreased

Events in Brussels and Paris have not cost Europe its innocence. Indeed more people died from terrorism in Europe between 1970-1986 than from 2000-2016. After the attacks in Brussels and

Europe Security

Brussels under attack: what’s next?

Tuesday’s bombings in Brussels are the worst terrorist attacks experienced by the country and are likely to have far-reaching socio-economic impacts on top of the ongoing security operations. On Tuesday

Europe Security

An Assessment of the terrorist threat in Brussels and Paris

The capture of Salah Abdeslam followed a week of anti-terrorist operations that underscored the elevated terrorist threat that continues to negatively impact Paris and Brussels security environments. Since the deadly

Debate Corner North America Technology and infrastructure

Who should win in iPhone case, Apple or the US Government?

GRI Debate: Who is right, Apple or the US Government? The case of whether the US government should be able to compel Apple to unlock the San Bernardino terrorist attack

Debate Corner North America Technology and infrastructure

Apple vs. FBI: An open door is not selective

In this debate, GRI asked who is right, Apple or the US government. Eileen Filmus argues for Apple, saying that the FBI-Apple case has reignited a national debate over the