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Europe against terror
In recent months, Europe has bitterly experienced an outbreak of terrorist attacks perpetrated on its soil. Yet, the conflict in Iraq and Syria has been continuous for more than five years, and the reasons which led to the existence of a terrorist organisation such as Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) can be traced back to the previous century.
The Current Challenging Context Facing Turkey
Turkey held its 24th general election in its history last 7th of June. The new 550 MPs are now part of the 25th Grand National Assembly of Turkey. As expected, the Justice and Development Party (AKP) won the election but for the first time in power they did not achieved majority. A coalition government will now govern Turkey during next years if the parties agree of one. They have 45 days to achieve a consensus before a new elections can be marked.
Latest estimates show that more than 3000 fighters holding European passports have joined the Islamic state so far. What are the causes behind their radicalization? Is Europe in danger?
Mr. Rasmussen has given insights into the outcomes of the Wales Summit, widely viewed as one of the most important summits in NATO’s sixty-five year history