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Hard-line shift in Palestinian politics

Hard-line shift in Palestinian politics

Palestinian politicians tend to view term limits as casual suggestions. This is especially true in the case of the two largest Palestinian parties: the nominally secular Fatah, which manages the…

Muslim Brotherhood Front Organizations in the U.S.

Muslim Brotherhood Front Organizations in the U.S.

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz last week submitted legislation to designated the Muslim Brotherhood as a Terrorist Organization. Cruz (R-TX) earlier had a bill in the Senate which would not only…

Syrias conflict and Hezbollah.

Syrias conflict and Hezbollah.

As the Syrian Civil War approaches its sixth year, the country has been destroyed beyond repair. Even if the international community can cobble together a negotiated settlement that brings an…

Oman joined Saudis to fight terrorist groups.

Oman joined Saudis to fight terrorist groups.

Recent reports that Oman had joined the Saudi-led collation to fight terrorist groups, including the Islamic State (ISIS), took many by surprise. In an increasingly polarized Gulf region, relations between…

Mosul: President Obama’s military doctrine facing greatest test yet.

Mosul: President Obama’s military doctrine facing greatest test yet.

As Iraqi forces launch their long-awaited campaign to retake the city of Mosul from the Islamic State, President Obama’s doctrine of aiding other countries militarily rather than leading every fight is…

Geopolitics of Security in Middle East and North Africa in the Post–Arab Spring

Geopolitics of Security in Middle East and North Africa in the Post–Arab Spring

This paper examines contrasting views on the geopolitical effects of the post–Arab Spring. Assessing Middle Eastern, U.S., and European perspectives on transnational security issues includes those threats that directly influence…

No connection with al Qaeda? : Jabhat Al-Nusrah metamorphosis into Jabhat Fateh Al-Sham.

No connection with al Qaeda? : Jabhat Al-Nusrah metamorphosis into Jabhat Fateh Al-Sham.

Al-Nusrah´s disembarkation from Al-Qaeda stems from its political needs and interests in Syria. According analyst Avi Melamed (*), what are the reasons for the alightment of Jabhat Al-Nusrah from Al-Qaeda? One…

Jabhat Fateh al Sham, ‘third generation’ of Jihadism in Syria.

Jabhat Fateh al Sham, ‘third generation’ of Jihadism in Syria.

In order to replace ISIS & al Qaeda, a “third generation” of jihadists could soon rise to power in Syria. The country might be taken over by jihadists who want…

Syria-Iraq: Putin´s increasing power in the region, while U.S. is isolated and in dangerous situation.

Syria-Iraq: Putin´s increasing power in the region, while U.S. is isolated and in dangerous situation.

20/August/2016- By Victor Bjorgan.- The recent attack of Syrian government aircraft against Kurdish positions, made near where the US special forces operate, shows the increasing isolation and the difficult situation…

About our Publisher Victor Bjorgan Barrios

About our Publisher Victor Bjorgan Barrios

Our Publisher Victor Bjorgan Barrios is responsible for the following online publications:               ESN Europe Security News, The Americas Post, Asia Security News, Africa…

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