Kim Sengupta

Kim Sengupta is Defence Correspondent at The Independent.

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'Jihadi John': How much did the security services know about him?

What turned Emwazi into a fighter, and what role the security services played, is now a matter of accusations and recriminations

Nigeria president Goodluck Jonathan has been accused of playing the 'Islam card'

Boko Haram in Nigeria: Goodluck Jonathan using fear of Islamists to manipulate election, says opposition

Muhammadu Buhari says the President is exploiting the West’s fear of terrorism to manipulate the voting and carry out a media propaganda blitz

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov leaves the French Foreign Affairs Ministry in Paris

Ukraine crisis: Diplomats convene in Paris as fragile ceasefire holds despite isolated attacks

President Putin has declared that a war between Russia and Ukraine is 'unlikely', and again denied Russian troops and arms are in use in the current hostilities

Destroyed Ukrainian army vehicles, missiles and live ammunition litter the road to Artemivsk, outside Debaltseve

Ukraine: Where a dark world of hybrid warfare and murky loyalties prevails

Diplomatic Channels: One aim of violence is to sow distrust; in this it is succeeding in Odessa

Footage released by the Russian Defence Ministry yesterday shows a Nato jet escorting a Tu-95 Bear bomber of the kind involved in Wednesday’s incident
Footage released by the Russian Defence Ministry yesterday shows a Nato jet escorting a Tu-95 Bear bomber of the kind involved in Wednesday’s incident

Ukraine crisis: Can the UK handle the Bear threat from Russia?

Nato flew no fewer than 400 intercepts last year

Douglas Lute, US Ambassador to NATO

Ukraine crisis: US waits to see if Minsk accord holds before sending Kiev heavy weapons

White House warns that continued violations will mean 'that costs to Russia will rise'

The Danish programme aims to break the radicalisation cycle

Copenhagen shootings: Blasphemy debate attack is setback for 'jihad rehab' approach

Denmark has taken a non-punitive approach towards its citizens who have gone off to fight for Isis

Young guns: a rebel soldier has no qualms about showing a little boy the best way to hold an AK-47 for a photo opportunity

How Syria lost its humanity: Why has the civil war been marked out by almost medieval acts of savagery?

The scale of the brutality in the war-blighted country is straining the tolerance of even the most hardened observers. Kim Sengupta tries to find some sort of logic to the growing levels of nihilistic violence and wanton bloodshed

Volunteer servicemen patrolling the streets during military training near Mariupol

Ukraine crisis analysis: The US and Nato cannot solve this – only Ukrainians can do that

Diplomatic Channels: President Poroshenko already faces a difficult job in selling a new deal to his country

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