Counterterrorism

Terrorism Cannot be Stopped by Banning Hardware

Yesterday I was at the Downtown Core, the financial, commercial and cultural heart of Singapore. This was home to banks, shopping centres, hotels, areas of cultural interest. Five minutes from a major train station, I entered a convenience store and found a box cutter on sale for $2.50. A distant relative of the same box […]

The Appeal of the Islamic State

Yesterday The Middle Ground published an opinion piece titled A Young Muslim on ISIS. While it approaches the Islamic State (henceforth called Daesh here) from the perspective of a Muslim, the writer¬†makes a few generalities that don’t hold up. Crucially, he says: “My sense is, if you add a dash of ignorance and a sprinkle […]

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