A Sharp Contrast: The Islamic State and the Republic of Ireland

Recent cable news highlight, once more, the existing sharp contrast between Western human and the frustrations of the Arab world whose most extreme manifestation is the terrorism practiced by the so-called Islamic State as a means for its expansionist politics. The news are that the Islamic State has achieved control of a good part of […]

Contemporary Terrorism

Recent high-profile attacks have put a new note of urgency on the combat of terrorism. They include a parade of horrific executions of hostages carried out by ISIS, recorded and uploaded in the social networks; the massacre of the journalists of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, and the mysterious death of the Argentinian prosecutor who investigated […]