Author Archives: Nick Grace





Iran’s Nuclear Festival

Satellite map of the Natanz uranium enrichment facility. Click to view. The diplomatic track for compelling Iran to comply with its international obligations over its nuclear ambitions appears to be coming to a crashing end. On February 21, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will deliver a report to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) […]


Somalia Panel Discussion

Global Crisis Watch December 20, 2006 | Episode #39 Midweek NatSec Panel – Somalia Dahir Mirreh Jibril, Permanent Secretary in Charge of International Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia, and Niagara University’s Dr. Abdiweli Ali join Nick Grace to dissect the situation on the […]


Philippine Forces Score Victory Against RSM

The Philippines has scored a major victory in the second front of the long war with the capture of Feliciano de los Reyes, aka Ustadz Abubakar, a key member of the Rajah Solaiman Movement (RSM) in Lamitan on Basilan island. De los Reyes is believed to be singing to the authorities and has revealed in […]


“Apostate Hell in Somalia”

Signalling the centrality of the armed conflict in Somalia for al Qaeda and its support for the Supreme Islamic Courts Council (SICC), a video distribution unit best known for its Iraq products has released onto the Internet an hour long package called "Apostate Hell in Somalia." It was released on November 30, shortly after news […]