Category: national security

In this photo provided by the Greek Defense Ministry, warships take part in a military exercise in the eastern Mediterranean sea on Aug. 25. (Greek Defense Ministry/AP)

Europe’s tense standoffs with Turkey and Russia are rising

The brewing crisis in Belarus has sparked fears of an armed Russian intervention. And a standoff in the eastern Mediterranean is pitting Turkey against Greece, Cyprus and France. On Europe’s periphery, tensions involving an array of competing countries are rising. The brewing crisis in Belarus has sparked fears of an armed Russian intervention. And a standoff in the eastern Mediterranean […]

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ECWA President Rev Stephen Baba

ECWA President commends the Nigerian Federal Government for deployment of troops to Southern Kaduna

The Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) worldwide has said it is elated by the news of deployment of both the Nigerian Army and Air Force special troops to stop the killings, destruction of property and hindrances to agro–economic activities in Southern Kaduna. ECWA President Rev Stephen Baba gave the commendation in a statement issued on Friday in Jos. Baba thanked […]

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Demonstrators hold Japanese national flags as they march during a protest in support of the Yasukuni Shrine on August 15, 2020 in Tokyo, Japan. (Image by Yuichi Yamazaki/Getty Images News/Getty Images)

Japan marks 75th anniversary of war end with no Abe apology

Japan is marking the 75th anniversary of its surrender in World War II, with Emperor Naruhito expressing “deep remorse” over his country’s wartime hostilities Japan on Saturday marked the 75th anniversary of its surrender in World War II, with Emperor Naruhito expressing “deep remorse” over his country’s wartime actions at a somber annual ceremony curtailed by the coronavirus pandemic. Naruhito […]

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Reading of the 67th ECWA GCC Communique by the ECWA President (Rev. Stephen Baba Panya) on the 31st of July 2020 at the ECWA Bishara 1 Tudun Wada, Jos Plateau State, Nigeria

67th ECWA GCC Communique: The Systematic Eradication of Christians in NorthEastern Nigeria Must Stop

Reading of the 67th ECWA GCC Communique (ECWA Headquarters)   Reading of the 67th ECWA GCC Communique by the ECWA President (Rev. Stephen Baba Panya) on the 31st of July 2020 at the ECWA Bishara 1 Tudun Wada, Jos Plateau State, Nigeria      

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Oregon sues feds over Portland protests as unrest continues. Militarized federal agents deployed by the president to Portland, fired tear gas against protesters again overnight (Image by Dave Killen:AP)

Oregon sues feds over Portland protests as unrest continues

and Andrew Selsky | The Associated Press Oregon’s attorney general is seeking an order to stop federal agents from arresting people in Portland as the city continues to be convulsed by nightly protests that have gone on for seven weeks and have now pitted local officials against the Trump administration. Federal agents, some wearing camouflage and some wearing dark Homeland Security […]

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Disinformation and the Case for a Well-Regulated Cyber Militia

Disinformation and the Case for a Well-Regulated Cyber Militia

As experts contemplate how to address the serious risk to national security posed by disinformation, there is consensus among many for better expert coordination, better communication and better education as our best options for addressing the issue. Some are arguing for a centralized government office to help direct it all. Still others, like former CIA Officers Stephanie Hartwell and Steven […]

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Kaduna State Governor Nasir Elrufai with security operatives during the visit to Kajuru community

Southern Kaduna Killings: ECWA Backs Senate Resolution

The Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) has lent its voice in full support of the resolution adopted by the Senate during plenary calling on the service chiefs to resign or be sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari due to multi-pronged security challenges in the country. ECWA president, Rev. Stephen Baba Panya stated this in a press statement signed and issued in […]

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Protesters in Abuja, 23 July. (Image by Wardesk)

The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) releases video of executions of four aid workers and private security guard

The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) has released a video depicting the executions of four aid workers and a private security guard who were abducted on 8 June on the Monguno-Maiduguri road in Borno State, after ransom negotiations reportedly failed. In a brief proof of life video released on 29 June, Abdulrahman Babagana, the camp manager for the State […]

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ECWA President, Rev. Stephen Panya responded to the on going Southern Kaduna Killings

ECWA President, Rev. Stephen Panya responded to the on going Southern Kaduna Killings

Rev. Stephen Panya expressed his dismay over the on going killing of Christians in the Southern Kaduna State Nigeria. (ECWATv)

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Rev. Stephen Baba Panya, President of ECWA

Service Chiefs’ Exit Overdue, Says ECWA President As He Condemns Southern Kaduna Killings

The replacement of Nigeria’s service chiefs is long overdue, President of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA), Rev. Stephen Panya Baba, has said “in full support of the resolution adopted by the Senate”. He stated this in an article published on Wednesday, citing the “dismal security situation” in the country, especially in Southern Kaduna where there are many Christian communities. […]

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