Nathaniel Manni is an Army veteran, who served 3 years active duty with the 82nd Airborne Division and 4 years in the Massachusetts National Guard. He received a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Suffolk University where he graduated with high distinction and a Master of Arts in Diplomacy (concentrating in international terrorism) from Norwich University where he was indoctrinated into the Sigma Iota Rho, Honor Society for International Studies. He has been published twice in the academic journal Global Security Studies and speaks both Russian and French.
While Ismail Haniyah is the prime minister of Hamas, many have speculated that the chief of the organization’s political bureau, Khalid Meshaal, has been the true leader of the group.
The failed state of Somalia is home to numerous clan-based and Islamist insurgent groups. However, none of these groups compare to Harakat al-Shabaab al-mujahideen—widely known as al-Shabaab—in size, sophistication or