peace dividend

European Peace Dividend Ends Here

Obama called on Europe to increase its defence expenditure against ISIS in his last visit to the region in April. Analysts at Julius Bär Research share this opinion, stating that “European countries will most likely devise a number of security measures and reverse the trend of declining defence and security spending.” This is their note about terrorism effects on European defence economy.

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Special Issue: Nigeria, the giant against the ropes (II)

MADRID | By Donato Ndongo-Bidyogo | For the last weeks Nigeria has made big headlines due to the kidnapping of more than 200 girls by the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram. Most of the victims remain missing, as the first African economy faces systemic issues that compromise next year elections.