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Riccardo Dugulin discusses ongoing impact of Paris attacks with France 24

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Drum Cussac's Riccardo Dugulin spoke live on France 24 on 13 November to debate the ongoing impact of the November 2015 Paris attacks. Two years on from the coordinated terror attacks that left 130 dead, France 24 invited a panel of experts to discus...
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Riccardo Dugulin talks to France 24 following Manhattan Attack

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On 2 November, Riccardo Dugulin, Senior Analyst, delivered a brief assessment live on France 24 English following the 31 October Islamic State attack in Manhattan. The interview focused on current US counter-terrorist procedures, means to mitigate th...
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Suspension Catalan Autonomy to Lead to Heightened Political Tensions between Madrid and Barcelona

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On Saturday, 21 October Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy stated that the Spanish government would implement a plan to take control of Catalonia regional institutions in a bid to thwart what Madrid considers an illegal independence push.

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ANALYSIS: LAS VEGAS MASS SHOOTING CONTINUES DISTURBING TREND

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The search for a motive behind the Las Vegas shooting massacre continued on Tuesday, 3 October, with investigators focusing on a financial transaction wired by the gunman to the Philippines in the days before the attack.   The gunman, Stephen Paddock...
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Riccardo Dugulin on France 24 discussing the Mohammed Merah Trial

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On 2 October, Riccardo Dugulin, Senior Analyst for Drum Cussac, discussed on France 24 English the implications of the high-profile trial covering the 2012 Mohammed Merah terrorist attacks in France. The trial is key to understand the French approach...
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