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News Alert no. 139: Major insurgent attacks in – and near – Kabul: 50 killed, hundreds wounded

Building destroyed by a bomb truck in Kabul

Starting with August 7, 2015, several significant attacks have been launched by insurgents (and at least two of them by Taliban fighters) against “Afghan army and police and U.S. special forces”, in or near Kabul, Reuters reports on August 8. At least 50 people were killed and several hundred have been wounded, and open sources […]

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Policy Brief No.5: Iran: a few aspects related to the country’s nuclear program

Iran-Nuclear

Back in May 2014, the IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency), an organization that functions under the aegis of the UN, asked Iran “to address concerns into its research over explosives experimentation, as well as studies into nuclear explosive yields”[1], with a deadline being set for August 25. However, according to Jerusalem Post, “Tehran failed to […]

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