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‘Colour Revolutions’, particularly the Orange Revolution in Ukraine, and the complex negative impact of the terrorist attack in Beslan. The Russian authorities vigorously rejected Western criticism of how they had handled the attack, and suggested Western support for those who sought to attack Russia, including terrorists. President Putin’s subsequent introduction of legislation for the direct

in The new politics of Russia
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national government to assuage growing public pressure for the UK to do something to help refugees, while effectively limiting its (conditional) hospitality. The identification of Syrian refugees specifically as deserving of help (and the downgrading of the lives of others seeking refuge from elsewhere) changed again on 13 November, as media reported that a Syrian passport had been found near the body of one of the suspected terrorist

in Go home?

to implement such a policy. In opposition after the Conservative election victory of 1979, CND again developed influence within the Labour Party. Electoral defeat in 1983 under Foot’s leadership led many in the Labour Party to blame CND for the Party’s unpopularity. CND has become politically impotent since the downfall of communism and the end of the Cold War, though it did sponsor demonstrations following the terrorist attack on

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.e., Partei Rechtsstaatliche Offensive), emerged suddenly in the city election to win almost 20 percent of the vote, the most ever received by a “flash party” in Germany. This party, founded by a local judge, Ronald Schill, promoted itself as the “law and order” alternative to the political establishment which had allegedly failed to protect the citizens of Hamburg from growing crime, drugs, and violence and a feeling of general insecurity, especially after the 11 September terrorist attacks in the United States. The SPD received 36.5 percent, about the same percentage as

in The Länder and German federalism

Zagreb University, he was elected municipal councillor in Zagreb. He represented Zagreb in the ‡kupstina, before founding the Usta°a. Paveliç organised the illegal Usta°a on military lines and advocated an armed struggle for Croatian independence. Until 1937, he received a great deal of support from Mussolini, whose territorial designs on the Dalmatian coast were well known. The Usta°a was based in Italy, from where it launched terrorist attacks in Yugoslavia. However, after the 1937 Yugoslav– Italian treaty, it was imprisoned in Italy until 1941 when Mussolini

in The formation of Croatian national identity
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the Iranian cultural centers were used to indoctrinate and subvert impressionable young Turks. The more malleable and radical youths were sent to Iran, where they were brainwashed and trained in military and terrorist tactics. Furnished with real and forged documents, and armed with weapons and explosives, they were returned to Turkey with orders to carry out terrorist attacks against Turkish citizens and leaders of the Iranian opposition. One million Iranians had fled the terrors of Khomeini’s Iran into Turkey and, according to Turkey, the Iranian secret service

in Turkey: facing a new millennium