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A worker welds together pieces of the South Stream pipeline in 2013. (ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Europe and Russia After South Stream

The pipeline project has been laid to rest but both sides are already considering replacements.

Algerian Islamic leader Madani Mezrag, former chief of the armed wing of the Islamic Salvation Army, listens to media questions at a press conference in Algiers on Oct. 29, 2006. (FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)

Algeria's Government Alters Its Relationship With Islamists

Algiers is reaching out to Salafist groups to strengthen its coalition and contain Islamist and jihadist partners.

The Sydney Hostage Incident Was a Classic Case of Grassroots Terrorism

The gunman was not only a lone madman but also a grassroots jihadist.