Lobo Institute in the News

Syrians Won’t Give Up on the Great Mosque of Aleppo

As published by Atlas Obscura On a bright spring day in April 2013, the minaret of one of the world’s most famous mosques came crashing to earth in the Syrian city of Aleppo. The sound was heard across the Old Quarter, ...
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What if China Replaced U.S. Hegemony in the Middle East?

As published by Alessandra Bocchi To its credit, the Chinese government is not directly engaging in Middle Eastern wars. Beijing’s involvement mainly rests on economic investments like the Belt and Road Initiative or the import of oil from the region, ...
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Insiders with access badges deal military challenge to thwart base shootings

As published by ABC News Josh Margolin, Pierre Thomas and Luis Martinez Shooting rampages at military installations in Florida and Hawaii that left five people dead in three days have put a spotlight on a growing U.S. security threat -- insiders with access passes ...
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Uganda’s “Child Soldier Reintegration” Project Receives UNAOC-BMW Group Intercultural Innovation Award

As published by Yahoo News by Global Newswire MADRID, Spain, Dec. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The “Child Soldier Reintegration” project of the organization Grassroots Reconciliation Group (GRG) in Uganda was selected as one of ten global grassroots initiatives to ...
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Fatal shootings at US military bases highlight unexpected and growing threat — insiders with access badges

As published by KMBZ Radio (NEW YORK) -- Shooting rampages at military installations in Florida and Hawaii that left five people dead in three days have put a spotlight on a growing U.S. security threat -- insiders with access passes ...
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FBI probing if Pensacola suspect watched mass-shooting videos prior to attack

As published by ABC News by Josh Margolin Investigators are probing a report that the suspect in the deadly Florida naval base shooting watched mass-shooting videos in the presence of some friends in the days leading up to the attack, ...
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Syria Civil War: US Diplomat Says US Did Not Do Enough To Prevent Turkey’s Invasion

As published in the International Business Times by by Marcy Kreiter  A memo from a U.S. diplomat on the ground in northern Syria sharply criticizes the administration for not doing more to stop Turkey’s invasion last month, saying the Turks committed ...
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Pentagon Seeks $25M for Middle East War Zone Diplomats

As published in Newsmax by Theodore Bunker  The Pentagon has asked Congress to grant approval for additional authority and up to $25 million in logistical support and services for diplomats and aid workers in Middle Eastern war zones, Al-Monitorreports. Undersecretary for Defense ...
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Pentagon rethinks how to protect diplomats, aid workers in Mideast war zones

As published by Al-Monitor by Jack Detsch The Pentagon is pushing Congress for more authority to provide security to diplomats and aid workers in conflict zones, a move that could allow US aid to penetrate deeper into war zones in ...
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Lobo Institute joins the Middle East Institute

As published on Middle East Institute. Michael Patrick Mulroy Senior Fellow for National Security and Defense Policy Michael "Mick" Patrick Mulroy is Senior Fellow for National Security and Defense Policy at the Middle East Institute. He is also the co-founder ...
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