31-Jul-2015 - Radio Free Iraq -- RFE/RL’s Arabic Service to Iraq, Radio Free Iraq (RFI) will air its final broadcast on July 31. The resources of RFI will be merged with Radio Sawa Iraq to provide the audience with extensive Iraq-specific news and informational programming
30-Jul-2015 - DOS -- Last week, Rick Stengel, Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, penned an article for The Washington Post, examining the narrative that the United States is losing the digital war with ISIL.
29-Jul-2015 - DIPLOMATIC INTELLIGENCE -- A three-day OSCE-supported training seminar aimed to enhance the knowledge and improve the skills of law enforcement agencies in addressing transnational threats to security began yesterday in Aktau.
Only hours after the conclusion of an
Mubin Shaikh on CNN discussing ISIS recruitment in the West
2006 Sovereign Challenge Conference and history of the Sovereign Challenge project.
Sovereign Challenge is a USSOCOM international engagement program initiated in 2004. The program focuses on preserving the sovereignty of independent nations and examining how extremist threats can violate that sovereignty. The program also encourages development of similar programs to counter or prevent extremism consistent with a nation's national interest and culture to enhance security within the global environment. Seminars and events build upon discussion of security issues and programs developed within the foreign defense, legal attaché, and diplomatic communities.
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