Terror Attack in Spain: What we know so far

By |2017-08-28T18:08:02+00:00August 28th, 2017|Categories: analysis|Tags: , , , , , , |

As remarked by F. Reinares, various elements (e.g. the complexity of the plot, as well as trips abroad by members of the cell, especially the imam Es Satty) suggest there could be an international dimension

(By Silvia CarenziLast week, the Spanish region of Catalonia witnessed various terror-related incidents, including a vehicle ramming at Las Ramblas, […]

Iraq’s parliament passes law legalising Shia militias: the end of Iraq?

By |2017-03-27T22:27:22+00:00March 26th, 2017|Categories: analysis|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

They now number over 100,000 men and fight with heavy weaponry, including tanks, artillery and rocket launchers” (By Osservatorio Mashrek) Rekindling sectarian rivalries at a sensitive time, Iraq’s parliament on Saturday voted to fully legalize state-sanctioned Shiite militias long accused of abuses against minority Sunnis, adopting a legislation that promoted them to a government force […]

“The Islamic State is a stable entity”: interview with Loretta Napoleoni

By |2017-03-12T22:05:09+00:00August 22nd, 2016|Categories: analysis, interview, latest|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Islamic State has been very skillful in attracting the young Muslims generations. I think that this is related as well to the fact that ISIS is a nationalistic movement, you have the religious message united to this powerful nationalistic message, the realization of Muslims political utopia: the CaliphateOsservatorio Mashrek exclusive interview with economist and specialist on […]

Tunisia: Living up to the Nobel Peace Prize

By |2017-03-12T22:05:11+00:00October 28th, 2015|Categories: analysis|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tunisia must capitalise on its being in international spotlight once again to attract more investments and more tourists

(Alaya Allani) The Nobel Peace Prize for 2015 was awarded to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet for several reasons. First and foremost was the exceptional role played by this quartet, comprised of the Tunisian General Labour […]