Political and security risk updates from the Open Briefing intelligence unit. United States to consider limited refugee programme in Central America amid immigration emergency, European Union scales up economic sanctions against Russia, international efforts to secure ceasefire between Israel and Hamas continue as death toll tops 1,000, and more.
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The weekly briefing, 14 July 2014
Political and security risk updates from the Open Briefing intelligence unit. German chancellor expels CIA station chief in Berlin as further US spying activities uncovered, Palestinian death toll rises as Israel continues military offensive against the Gaza Strip, threefold increase in Russian strategic bomber flights over Arctic Ocean, and more.
Education and violent extremism in Nigeria
In this article co-published with openDemocracy, Gustavo Plácido dos Santos asks whether in a context of poor school attendance among Muslims in northern Nigeria is the almajiri system favoured by Boko Haram compatible with a peacebuilding project for the country?