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The Afghan Taliban is morphing into Islamic State – what do we do to defeat them?

Former British Army officer Col Tim Collins ​on how the Afghan Taliban is morphing into Islamic State, and what to do to defeat them.  As 2014 passed and 2015 dawned NATO’s mission in Afghanistan [...]

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Family of ex-marine who died battling Isis praise his courage and conviction

Fellow fighters have vowed to avenge the death of Konstandinos Erik Scurfield, who was killed while taking on militants in Syria. The family of a former British Royal Marine who died fighting for [...]

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Israel launches airstrikes on Syria following rocket attack, ‘red line’ warning from Iran

Israeli jets struck several targets in Syria in response to Hezbollah rocket fire into the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, the IDF said. The exchange came as Iran warned Tel Aviv of crossing a [...]

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South Sudan children swapping guns for books

Around 300 child rebel soldiers in South Sudan sit proudly with their uniforms and rifles as they listen to their commander speak. There is a sense of excitement because soon they will be [...]

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Japan’s prime minister condemns ‘despicable’ video and 24-hour deadline to save Isis hostages

Japan’s prime minister has condemned as “despicable” the release of a video purporting to show Kenji Goto, a Japanese captive of Islamic State militants, accompanied by a warning that he and a [...]

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Germany arrests ETA fugitive bomb expert

German police arrested one of the most wanted fugitive members of the Basque separatist group ETA, Tomas Elorriaga Kunze, who is wanted for forgery and bomb-making, the Spanish government said. [...]

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Boko Haram leader denies ceasefire deal

Boko Haram laughed off Nigeria’s announcement of a ceasefire agreement, saying there is no such deal and the abducted schoolgirls have been converted to Islam and married off. Nigerian [...]

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Air Security – Film about military drones

Israel is the world’s biggest exporter of military drones, used around the world for everything from surveillance to precision rocket attacks on speeding cars in remote locales. [...]

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Pakistan blast ‘kills 45’ at Wagah border with India

At least 45 people have been killed and 60 hurt in a suspected suicide bombing at a Pakistan-India border town near the city of Lahore, officials say. A senior security official in Punjab [...]