As long as the Afghan government aligns itself with the US, which is keeping troops, planes, special operations and drones to bomb targets in Afghanistan or Pakistan, there will be no peace, says former US Marine Matthew Hoh.
Egyptian intelligence believes Britain tried to remove hate preacher Hani al-Sibai from a UN terror list in an attempt to recruit him. The cleric has alleged links with Islamic State executioner Jihadi John and the Tunisia massacre gunman.
A decade on from 7/7, when Islamist suicide bombers killed 52 people on London’s transport network, RT spoke exclusively to veteran intelligence agents and police officers about the attack and the era of counter-terror it shaped.
The recent escape of jail intimates in Yemen will only worsen the situation in the country which is already in tatters, and will lead to even more suffering among the civilian population, political analyst Max Abrahms, told RT.
Al-Qaeda’s American mouthpiece says atrocities being perpetrated by Islamic State are utterly unspeakable, and will prevent perpetrators from entering ‘paradise’ if they continue to sin against their Muslim brothers and sisters.
In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait it is important not to immediately blame Islam or Muslims, but carefully scrutinize the situation, is the message from various political analysts who spoke to RT.