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‘Safe European home’?

Paul Mutter on

Cover of Liberation mourning victims According to French police, the now-deceased prime suspect in planning and carrying out the murders of four French Jews (as well as three French soldiers) this month was either linked to Pakistani and Afghan militants, or a member of the disbanded “Knights of Pride” (Forsane Alizza) French Islamist group.  Even though […]

Unpacking the Israel-Kenya deal to help wage war in Somalia

Alex Kane on

Kenya’s Prime Minister Raila Odinga met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on November 14 in Jerusalem (Photo: Israeli Government Press Office) Kenya’s battle to fight al-Shabaab, the fundamentalist Islamist group in Somalia that has been tied to numerous suicide bombings, is set to be assisted by Israel. The BBC reports: [The Kenyan prime minister’s […]