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Scale of US attacks laid bare in study

China Daily 29 Nov 2022
The study also pointed to the so-called humanitarian and democratizing justifications for the use of force, as well as validations under the global "war on terror" doctrine ... "The war on terror started in 2001 ... According to a report by Smithsonian magazine in 2019, the US' "war on terror" has spread to more than 40 percent of the world's countries.
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Delhi court awards life term to 5 JeM operatives

The Wire Network 29 Nov 2022
Added on November 29, 2022 Press Trust of India Says they were motivating youths to join terrorism ... A Delhi court on Monday awarded life imprisonment to five terrorists of the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) for recruiting and training youths for terror activities across the country.
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‘Apolitical’ army good for Pakistan: Bajwa

Dawn 29 Nov 2022
Talking about the challenges confronting Pakistan, Gen Bajwa said the region had been referred to as a “strategic chessboard” due to its role in great power rivalries in the past — the recent being the two decade-long ‘war on terror’ ... into any future iteration of [the] cold war”.
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Romania hosts meeting of NATO foreign ministers

Anadolu Agency 29 Nov 2022
The ministers are set to discuss the war in Ukraine, considered a threat to Euro-Atlantic peace and security ... Sweden and Finland formally applied to join NATO in May, abandoning decades of military non-alignment, a decision spurred by Russia's war against Ukraine ... terror groups.
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White supremacists 'pose the primary threat' of lethal domestic terrorism, FBI says

Business Insider 29 Nov 2022
White supremacists continue to pose the greatest threat of committing "lethal violence against civilians" in the United States, the FBI said in its annual risk assessment, warning that such extremists hope to precipitate a "race war" with acts of domestic terrorism.
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Eight civilians killed as hours-long hotel siege ends in Somalia

Dawn 29 Nov 2022
Al Shabaab has intensified attacks against civilian and military targets as Somalia’s recently elected government has pursued a policy of “all-out war” against the Islamists ... Armed checkpoints block roads into the area, which also hosts a detention facility for high-value terror suspects overseen by the National Intelligence and Security Agency.
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Governor lauds armed forces’ role in fighting terrorism

The News International 29 Nov 2022
LAHORE. Participants of 52nd Pakistan Navy Staff Course organised by Naval War College led by Rear Admiral Javed Iqbal called on Governor Muhammad Balighur Rehman at Governor’s House here on Monday ... He said that Pakistan has waged a long war against terrorism and in this regard, the role of armed forces is unforgettable ... Comments. Comment. .
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Pakistan's new army chief takes charge of military

Beaumont Enterprise 29 Nov 2022
But it has also been fighting local and foreign militants since 2001 when Pakistan became an ally of the United States in the war on terror. The alliance angered Pakistani militants, some of whom joined the Afghan Taliban in the yearslong war that ended in 2021 with the withdrawal of the U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan.
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Commentary: Ukrainians are fighting for their existence. They know the history of the genocidal Holodomor

Finger Lakes Times 29 Nov 2022
The Holodomor, a Ukrainian portmanteau for “death by starvation” or “terror famine,” refers to the Russian-engineered famine and genocide that killed millions of Ukrainians in 1932-33 ... It demonstrates the depth of evil historically perpetrated by Russia upon Ukraine and that the war by Russia on Ukraine began a very long time ago.
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India, US armies hold joint exercise near border with China. Watch

Hindustan Times 29 Nov 2022
Labeled as Yudh Abhyas (which loosely translates as war training), the joint exercise is held annually to exchange "best practices, tactics, techniques and procedures between the armies of the two nations", according to a government statement ... Such anti-terror operations are usually carried out in Jammu and Kashmir.
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Comment: Gen Bajwa: six tumultuous years and a legacy unlike any other

Dawn 29 Nov 2022
In Nov 2016, when Gen Bajwa was appointed army chief, Pakistan was battling a wave of terrorism in the north-west, managing a difficult relationship with arch-rival India, and figuring out the changing dynamics of its relationship with long-term ally United States, where the mercurial Donald Trump was about to take over as president.
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World Cup 2022: A brief history of US-Iran relations

Al Jazeera 29 Nov 2022
The US added Iran to its list of “State Sponsors of Terrorism” in 1984 ... The September 11, 2001, attacks in New York City and Washington, DC, which prompted then-President George W Bush to launch his “war on terror“, marked another turn in the history of the Middle East and the US-Iran rivalry.
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Radical Islamic cleric Shaikh Abdullah Faisal stands trial for trying to recruit ‘NYPD cop’ to ISIS

New York Post 29 Nov 2022
A radical Islamic cleric described by prosecutors as “one of the most influential English speaking terrorist of our times” is standing trial in Manhattan for allegedly encouraging a female undercover NYPD cop to carry out terror attacks ... reaching crimes of terrorism.”.
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Pakistan’s new army chief takes charge of military

Metro USA 29 Nov 2022
But it has also been fighting local and foreign militants since 2001 when Pakistan became an ally of the United States in the war on terror. The alliance angered Pakistani militants, some of whom joined the Afghan Taliban in the yearslong war that ended in 2021 with the withdrawal of the U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan ... .
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Cross-border, ISIS-inspired terrorism continue to pose threat: NSA Doval

Hindustan Times 29 Nov 2022
National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on Tuesday highlighted that cross-border terrorism and ISIS-inspired terrorism continues to pose a threat to humanity ... While we have overcome the challenges to a considerable extent, the phenomenon of cross-border and ISIS-inspired terrorism continues to pose a threat.

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