Tagged: Americas

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Is there a link between foreign policy and terrorism? British intelligence thinks so

What causes terrorism? The combination of the horrendous terrorist attack in Manchester and a British general election inevitably meant that this question would dominate political and media discourses. And so it has. Particular attention has,...

In Mexico, a firebrand leftist provokes the powers that be – including Donald Trump

With its 17 million people, Mexico State, which encompasses the outer suburbs of sprawling Mexico City, tends to have an impact in national elections that goes far beyond its borders. The behemoth central state, which...

Private defense companies are here to stay – what it means for national security

Share prices of many military and intelligence contractors have risen sharply since President Donald Trump’s election. Investors are betting that an increase in defense spending will provide a windfall for these firms. For instance, General...