Islamist violence

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Islamist violence
The New Threat from Islamic Militancy. By Jason Burke. The New Press 304 pages $ 24.95. Bodley Head £16.99. ISLAMIC STATE (IS) poses a terrorist threat that is higher than any ahead of or given that the terrorist attacks of September 11th 2001, at least&nbsp…
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WHEN in doubt, call an election, goes a Greek political adage. It is as valid as ever. Following only seven months in energy, Alexis Tsipras, the prime minister, resigned on August 20th with the intention of winning a new mandate. The move followed a revolt …
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Commodities in Africa
Nevertheless, identifying a systematic hyperlink between natural resources and violence in Africa has proven difficult for economists, who must generally operate with small or insufficiently detailed datasets. A new paper from 4 academics at Swiss universities tries …
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