Defeating Terrorism: What Indonesia Can Teach The World

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreIndonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim-majority nation, is waging one of the world’s most determined campaigns against terrorism — and much of the credit goes to the country’s American-trained police unit, Detachment 88. The horror and audacity of the Bali bombings proved to be an epiphany for Indonesians, alerting them to the homegrown extremists in their midst and helping forge a national consensus against terrorism. The following year, Detachment 88 was set up with the backing of the U.S. and Australian governments. Today, it numbers 400 personnel drawn from the elite of the Indonesian police’s special-operations forces — and it has built up an extensive intelligence network to nab terrorists.Since Feb. 22, 48 suspected terrorists were caught within a seven-week period and another eight killed. In May, a further 16 suspects were arrested and five killed as police foiled a plot to assassinate Indonesia’s President and visiting foreign dignitaries. Detachment 88 had done it again.(READ the story from Time Magazine)AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

Arsenal and Liverpool players among 10 most expensive summer signings so far

first_img 4= Mats Hummels (Borussia Dortmund to Bayern Munich) – £28.5m 1. Hulk (Zenit St Petersburg to Shanghai SIPG) – £42m 10 4= Eric Bailly (Villarreal to Manchester United) – £28.5m 10 10 8. Alvaro Morata (Juventus to Real Madrid) – £22.5m 3. Sadio Mané (Southampton to Liverpool) – £30.95m 10 10 The transfer window may finally be open, but there has already been plenty of business this summer.And with this, there have been some big fees flying about between clubs across Europe as they secure new signings.Some are bigger than others, although last year Leicester City proved size doesn’t always matter as they landed N’Golo Kante from Caen for £5million.It’s not clear yet who will get the best value for money but we do know the top ten biggest fees paid so far.*Click the right arrow above right to find out the most expensive player of the summer, so far…*Fees provided by www.transfermarkt.co.uk and correct on Thursday, June 30 10 7. Miralem Pjanic (Roma to Juventus) – £24m 9= Ilkay Gündogan (Borussia Dortmund to Manchester City) – £20.25m 10 9= Breel Embolo (Basel to Schalke) – £20.25m 10 10 10 2. Granit Xhaka (Borussia Mönchengladbach to Arsenal) – £33.75m 6. Renato Sanches (Benfica to Bayern Munich) – £26.25m last_img read more