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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The US can help, but it will take a united Iraq to defeat terror

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:19am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Only united Iraq can defeat terror The barbarism of the extremist Sunni Muslim force rampaging across Iraq and Syria that calls itself the Islamic State knows no bounds. ... in the Kurdish north to protect Yazidis and other minorities from genocide. Hundreds of Yazidis had already been killed by the Islamic State. As their villages west and north of the jihadists' ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Economic model in Xinjiang must be modified

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 02:46am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Modify policies to help all Uygurs China is threatened by terrorism as never before. Muslim separatists in the western autonomous region of Xinjiang have stepped up their attacks and taken their murderous campaign to civilian targets elsewhere on the mainland. Some have joined Islamic extremists fighting in Syria and Iraq, prompting fears that combat skills ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Erdogan must steer towards the middle as Turkey's president

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to ban Twitter. Secular Turks who fear Erdogan has an Islamic agenda cite a recent ban on overnight sales of alcohol. Having vowed to govern for all 77 million Turks, Erdogan needs to be mindful ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Unity the key to Africa's future

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:50am by SCMP Editorial

    ... But there are also trouble spots, the worst among them Libya, the Central African Republic and South Sudan. Peace is fragile in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia remains ungovernable and Islamic ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Libya a case study of the consequences of regime change

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 03:59am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the military, police and judiciary formative, the groups have brazenly ignored authority and rights. Islamic extremists have flourished through being better organised than rivals, just as in Iraq ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Drone invasion needs regulation

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:25am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Drone invasion needs regulation Drones, for most people, are the unmanned aerial vehicles that the US uses for surveillance and missile attacks in terror-prone parts of the world. But these war-ready machines comprise only a tiny percentage of the market, with most being in the hands of users ranging from amateur photographers to university researchers. Hong Kong ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Talks needed on use of drones

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Talks neededon use of drones US President Barack Obama's new counter-terrorism doctrine has run into heavy crossfire. To some Republican opponents, his plan to redefine the global "war on terror" as a more targeted effort to eliminate threats to America is a retreat that underestimates the risk posed by Islamic extremists. To human-rights campaigners, ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Benefits go far beyond Iran

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 02:53am by SCMP Editorial

    ... distrust the Islamic republic putting aside their scepticism. The lack of trust is understandable. Iran's Islamic leaders have created many enemies during the 35 years that they have been ... Funding and arming the extremist groups Hezbollah and Hamas with the aim of eliminating Israel has earned the tag "state sponsor of terrorism" from the US. Siding with President Bashar ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    World must unite to save Iraq from imploding

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 03:13am by SCMP Editorial

    ... from which talks can evolve. It is a slim chance, but one that has to be taken before the opportunity slips away. Flush with seized weapons, cash and oil revenue, the jihadists of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as Isis) are capturing ever-greater swathes of territory in their bid to create a Sunni nation bound by strict Islamic principles. They face little ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    For Hongkongers, British National (Overseas) passport not worth the hassle

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 05:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial BNO passport not worth the hassle The care with which we safeguard passports reflects the unnerving inconvenience of losing one. The need for such care grew amid the emphasis on the security and integrity of travel documents following the emergence of global terrorism. Security authorities are less understanding these days about the repeated loss or theft ...




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