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Convergent Interest: How Nigeria and the United States Partner on Tackling Challenges of Terrorism and Global Insecurity

By U. M. Iwok

Abstract

US foreign policy over the decades particularly after the cold war has primarily been to protect its interest and that of its allies. The occupation of the West Bank, the Golan Height, the Gaza strip and US open support through her policies is widely perceived by the Arabs as unjust, criminal and reprehensible fueling terror and terrorism all over the world. This untoward development resulted in\ud the pockets of terrorist attacks on US and its allies in different parts of the Globe, culminating in the bombing of the World Trade Centre and the pentagon in 2001, making the US to redouble it efforts and the formation of regional security groups, (EUCOM, AFRICOM) and others in partnership toward fighting terrorism. Al-\ud Qeada, Al-Shabaal, Hezebolla, Hamas, and other incidence of local, National and International acts of terrorism emanate from the Middle East and are directed at US and her allies

Topics: Convergent Interest, United State, Challenges of Terrorism, Global Insecurity, Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence, K1-7720, Law, K
Publisher: International Centre for Integrated Development Research
Year: 2015
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:105ab49e63cb4828b58cd11637a38060
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