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April 20, 2018

How ISIS is EXPLOITING the ‘safe haven’ of cyberspace to plan attacks and raise funds

Much more needs to be done both in the UK and abroad to deny extremist groups the opportunity to communicate anonymously using the ‘Darknet’ and spread propaganda, the study commissioned by thinktank the Henry Jackson Society warns.
The study also reveals …

Posted in News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
April 19, 2018

Putin flexes muscles with plans for new African base – with chilling echoes of Suez

Moscow is reported to be in discussions with leaders in the East African country with a view to building a 1,500 man-base which would offer support to warships and submarines patrolling the volatile stretch of sea, which is used to …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia

Power-mad Putin ‘plotting to build naval base in east Africa near key Suez trade route in muscle flexing with West’

RUSSIA is plotting a game-changing naval base in a breakaway east African state in bid to dramatically expand his military might in the Middle East, according to reports.
Talks are reportedly underway between Moscow and leaders in Somaliland for a 1,500 …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia
April 11, 2018

Russia claims Syria chemical attack is FAKE NEWS – so how do you explain THIS?

Russia has repeatedly claimed there is no evidence of a chemical attack on the town of Douma in Syria but this disturbing footage appears to show otherwise.

But Dr Andrew Foxall, director of the Russia and Eurasia Studies Centre, said: “In …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia
April 10, 2018

Terrorists ‘plot in shadows of the dark net’, report warns

Terrorists and extremists are creating growing numbers of safe havens on the “dark net” to plot future attacks, raise funds and recruit new followers, new research reveals.
Terrorist organisations and individuals are evading security services and intelligence agencies by “hiding in …

Posted in News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
April 8, 2018

UK using graphic videos in war of words with Putin

In the five weeks since the attempted assassination of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, Moscow has been pushing out conspiracy theories.
Whitehall sources say two in every three stories shared on social media are from media outlets backed by …

Posted in News Coverage
April 6, 2018

China tariffs could undermine US-North Korea progress

The proposed U.S. tariffs on more than 1,300 Chinese products could turn the rising tensions between Washington and Beijing into more of a geopolitical than economic issue and undermine progress with North Korea.

President Xi Jinping met with North Korean leader …

Posted in China, News Coverage
March 28, 2018

China and North Korea Just Sent a Very Clear Message to Donald Trump

The announcement Tuesday of Kim Jong Un’s unprecedented visit to Beijing is a direct message to the White House that the U.S. is not the only superpower with interests in the Korean peninsula, a regional expert said Wednesday.
During the four-day trip, Kim …

Posted in News Coverage, North Korea

Netanyahu, wife, son questioned by police in corruption case

Police on Monday questioned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his wife Sara and son Yair, in a high-profile corruption investigation revolving around Bezeq, the Israeli telecom giant.
While the prime minister faced investigators at his official residence in Jerusalem, his wife and …

Posted in Israel, News Coverage
March 27, 2018

Did Kim Jong-un just make a flying visit to Beijing?

At 2pm on Monday, a mysterious emerald green train arrived in Beijing.

A heavy security presence greeted the locomotive as it pulled into the capital’s railway station. More than a dozen services had been put on hold to clear the tracks.

Who could possibly …

Posted in News Coverage, North Korea
March 26, 2018

John Bolton as national security adviser completes what some experts are calling a “war cabinet”

The appointment of John Bolton as national security adviser completes what some experts are calling a “war cabinet” of military hawks surrounding President Donald Trump, a move that will raise tensions on the Korean Peninsula before a planned summit with North Korean …

Posted in News Coverage, United States

‘The modus operandi of this attack is similar to what the IS group preaches’

A gunman who pledged allegiance to the IS group killed three people in southwestern France on Friday. Nikita Malik, from the Centre for Response to Radicalisation and Terrorism in London, analyses the latest attack on French soil.

The 26-year-old gunman shouted …

Posted in News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
March 20, 2018

Ex-Kremlin adviser MOCKS ‘laughable’ UK reaction to Russian spy poisoning in Sky News SPAT

Kay Burley was refereeing a discussion between the former Kremlin advisor and a Director of the Russia Studies Centre when the fiery clash erupted.
The Sky News presenter quickly snapped at the former Russian advisor as she tried to get Dr Andrew Foxall’s …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia
March 19, 2018

Corbyn-backed ‘anti-racist campaign’ sent Islamic extremists into schools and unis to spread their ideology, bombshell report claims

EXTREMIST speakers have been allowed to spread their message in universities, charities and even schools under the disguise of fighting Islamophobia, a new report claims.
Islamophobia Awareness Month – backed by Jeremy Corbyn and other Labour MPs – sent officials from controversial …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage

‘We will never tolerate attacks on our soil’ Theresa May stands up to Putin

She said: “We will never tolerate a threat to the life of British citizens and others on British soil from the Russian government.”
Her comments come as Moscow announced tit-for-tat expulsions of 23 British diplomats, the closure of the British consulate …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia

Jeremy Corbyn’s drive for tolerance ‘gave platform to extremists’

A campaign against Islamophobia launched in parliament by Jeremy Corbyn gave a platform to supporters of jihad, a report claims today.
Islamophobia Awareness Month (Iam), which was celebrated in council buildings, universities and schools, featured extremist speakers. The campaign promoted the views of …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage
March 17, 2018

Post-mortem on Nikolay Glushkov shows Russian exile was dead before body was strung up in his home

RUSSIAN exile Nikolay Glushkov was murdered then strung up to make it appear he hanged himself, The Sun can reveal.
A murder investigation was launched on Friday after the conclusion of a post-mortem into the 68-year-old businessman’s death.

Think tank the Henry Jackson …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia

UK experts: Extremism stems from more than just ‘radical religion’

LONDON: The idea that “radical ideology” is a core factor in motivating extremism — a notion which has become “quite fashionable” in the UK in recent years — should be treated with caution, UK experts have warned.
Jane Kinninmont, deputy head …

Posted in Middle East, News Coverage
March 16, 2018

The U.K.’s Connection To Russian Money

British Prime Minister Theresa May has retaliated after the poisoning of a former Russian spy in the U.K. Critics say her response has been constrained by financial links between Russia and the U.K.

ANDREW FOXALL: BP, British Petroleum, owns almost a …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia

With ‘new mandate,’ emboldened Putin to expand Russia’s adventurism abroad

There’s little suspense about Sunday’s Russian presidential election, but a lot of questions — and concerns — over what Vladimir Putin might do next with another six-year term in his pocket and a string of unresolved confrontations with the West.
Across nine time …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia
March 14, 2018

YouTube Doesn’t Know Why Alex Jones Conspiracy Theories Top Results for Austin Explosions

An InfoWars video claiming that Antifa members are the “prime suspects” in the mysterious package bombings in Austin, Texas appeared at the top of search results Monday on YouTube — and the company has no idea why.
The video appeared as the third …

Posted in News Coverage, Technology
March 13, 2018

What Does Mike Pompeo Think About Russia, Iran and North Korea?

With Mike Pompeo as U.S. Secretary of State, President Donald Trump is likely to get a more subservient top diplomat on the world stage than his predecessor Rex Tillerson, who has fallen foul of the president on numerous occasions over the past …

Posted in News Coverage, United States

How the UK could hit back at Russia over spy poisoning

Economic sanctions. Asset and property seizures. A crackdown on money laundering.
The British government has a range of tools it can use to strike back at Moscow after the Kremlin was linked with the attempted murder of former Russian double agent …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia
March 12, 2018

Russia will launch ‘major cyber attack’ if UK applies new sanctions, experts warn

Relations between London and Moscow are at their lowest for 40 years following the targeting of the former spy and his daughter with a nerve agent.
“We cannot be agents of Russia by allowing them to view the UK as a …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia
March 9, 2018

Why Facebook Censored a “Racist” Video from Hungary’s Government — Then Put It Back

Facebook just did something it rarely does: It removed a government video for violating the platform’s standards.
The tech giant on Wednesday removed an anti-migrant video posted by the chief of staff to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. Facebook said the video, which …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage, Technology
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