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of a unilateral purpose. Secondly, she described the contemporary attitude of some in the US body politic that they can and should ‘go it alone’ as a ‘grievous historical mistake’; stating that America can never work too hard to form alliances nor have too many friends. The importance of the deep friendships between the US, Northern Ireland and the Republic were testament, she said, to the truth of this lesson, whilst current problems MUP_Hume_Peacemaking.indd 87 11/10/2013 15:25 88 Hillary Rodham Clinton in the Islamic world highlighted how American ignored

in Peacemaking in the twenty-first century
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A bounded security role in a greater Europe

borders and protect the sacred patrimony from intruders that must be denied access or worse. This is a Cartesian logic turned inside out – I am, therefore you are not. Each affirms its specificity in order to escape the other’s – ‘foreign, different, if not barbarian, fundamentalist or fanatic’ are words that can define both Europe’s worst vision of Islam and Islam’s worst vision of the West.26 In sum, there is little debate where enlargement ends: at the border of the Eurasian countries that Moscow used to control, and across the Mediterranean where individual EU

in Limiting institutions?
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UK Africa policy in the twenty-first century: business as usual?

Western states, regardless of the democratic credentials of the regime in question and became a key element of regime maintenance strategies of leaders such as Hastings Kamuzu Banda of Malawi and Daniel arap Moi of Kenya. The post-9/11 Global War on Terror has led to similar dynamics, albeit with the threat of communism exchanged for that of Islamic terrorism (Abrahamsen, 2005 ). Counter-terrorism imperatives, it is argued, have dominated UK Africa policy under Blair, Brown, Cameron and May with discursive commitments to promoting human rights and democratisation

in Britain and Africa in the twenty-first century

extremist political movements: And this is just disenfranchising the sort of further ... the sort of Asian population, the Asian youngsters. And especially because unemployment is also highly predominant in these areas, for them the easiest thing for them to relate to is radical Islamism, extremism. ... through the

in Anti-terrorism, citizenship and security
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The third American NWO – the Clinton and Bush presidencies, 1990–2006
Andrew Williams

-for settling of the problems of belligerent totalitarian power in the region. As was repeatedly remarked upon over the subsequent period until 2001, there was no ‘closure’ in the attempts to democratise and pacify Iraq. At the same time, the supporters of American interest against the USSR in Afghanistan were transmogrified into the Taleban and have since morphed into the threat of ‘Islamic Fundamentalism’, already recognised in the early 1990s as one that could become the next great threat to a Western inspired NWO. Mark Juergensmayer called it ‘The New Cold War’, one where

in Failed imagination?
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The management of migration between care and control

the following major attacks in 2016 that have taken place in Brussels and Nice. 4 Moreover, propaganda declaring war on Rome was released by the established presence of Islamic State affiliates on Libya’s coast, and the potential threats that terrorists could take control of migration networks were disseminated. 5 These events have increased the perception of the Mediterranean as Europe

in Global humanitarianism and media culture

same: they want to turn America into a pure Islamic state similar to Afghanistan under the Taliban; they want to destroy the American way of life. In reality, terrorists have never truly threatened a state, or democracy, or freedom or the way of life of an entire people; nor have they ever threatened the peace of the world or the existence of any civilisation. On the other hand, there are numerous

in Writing the war on terrorism

[than just security assistance]. You’re not just developing one muscle in the body, you’re developing the whole body.”18 The situation in the trans-Sahara grew increasingly dangerous following the overthrow and death of Muammar Qadhafi in 2011, which unleashed long suppressed jihadist forces and gave rise to a multitude of powerful local Islamist militias. Not only has this left Libya in constant turmoil, but it opened the door for inroads by the Islamic State starting in 2014 and a new front in the war on terror. Thanks to the combined efforts of militias allied with

in African security in the twenty-first century

, ultimately, in a claim to equality and inclusion: a rejection, in other words, of social cartographies organised around simplistic binary logics of insider/outsider. As another Asian male, speaking in London, also argued: I don’t feel like there is a them and us ... I take part in Islamic society, I do SU [student union] politics

in Anti-terrorism, citizenship and security

people such as Uri Davis, whose theory of the shadow Israelis live under I discussed in Chapter 1. Davis, who in 100 Co-memory and melancholia summer 2008 married his Palestinian partner in an Islamic ceremony, was reported in the media as a ‘post-Zionist’ who converted to Islam (Fendel 2008). His vehement response to being dubbed a ‘post-Zionist’ is utterly different to Israelis reluctant to name themselves anti-Zionists due to the perception of anti- Zionism as deviant: I am not ‘post-Zionist’ - I am anti-Zionist in the sense that I am wholly opposed to the idea of

in Co-memory and melancholia