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The Arab Awakening and US counterterrorism in the Greater Middle East: a missed opportunity
(Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St Andrews, 2015-05-25) - Journal article
In 2011, the Arab Awakening offered an opportunity to the Obama administration to advance the US interest to counter terrorism in the Greater Middle East without compromising its commitment to the promotion of democracy. ...
The peril of hasty triumphalism and Osama bin Laden’s death
(Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St Andrews, 2011-05-13) - Journal item
On May 1, 2011 the headlines of a large number of newspapers and TV channels around the world were saying “justice has been done”. Those were the words used by the US President Barack Obama to announce to the world the ...
Revolts in the Arab world: is it bad news for Islamic terrorists?
(Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St Andrews, 2011-04-07) - Journal item
Everything started when a young man set himself on fire in the provincial town of Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia. Mohamed Bouazizi, this was his name, was selling fruit and vegetables on the street without a license. After a policewoman ...