- January 19, 2017Last updated 7 minutes ago
Dr Ahmad Mustafa is an Abu Dhabi-based journalist. He writes regular columns for Gulf News.. Follow @gulf_news on Twitter
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- Regardless of sheer rhetoric on the need for a political settlement in Libya and a government to be all-inclusive in order to be able to fight terrorism, the reality is totally different
- The objective of fighting terrorism means a different end for each party involved in the Syrian quagmire
- Media can play a pivotal role in adopting preemptive measures that can serve as effective ‘soft weapon’ in the battle against extremists
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