Mitchell Haid explores the severity of Chechnya’s human rights abuses and how its leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, governs through fear and harsh tactics.
Geopolitics of the Dissatisfied
Has the Caucasus region created fertile ground for ISIS recruits? Pierre-Olivier Bussieres examines how dissent has led to radicalization in a complex, vulnerable region.
From Russia with Boston Marathon Bombings
Russia often positions itself as an irreconcilable fighter against international terrorism. Time and time Russian officials use instances of deadly terrorist attacks in the West as an opportunity to call NATO to join efforts against terrorism. Russian president Vladimir Putin calls for ‘one powerful fist’ to fight terrorism and blames NATO for double standards. However, Read More…
The Instagram dictator: ‘I declare war!’ Is Russia launching the war of hybrid terrorism against NATO?
We are used to having freedom to say what we want. But what if we didn’t? And what if a foreign state was telling us so? In a world beset by ISIS we are used to terrorist attacks by non-state actors. But what if a state with veto power at the UN Security Council was Read More…