Kim Sengupta is Defence Correspondent at The Independent.
Exclusive: Woolwich killings suspect Michael Adebolajo was inspired by cleric banned from UK after urging followers to behead enemies of Islam
24 May 2013 12:15 PM
Latest: Second suspect named as footage emerges of pair being shot by police
22 May 2013 08:26 PM
Islamists had for a while been uploading video footage on the internet of prisoners being beheaded by their captors. It was most prevalent in Iraq and has spread to other parts of the world where ferocious jihad was being waged.
19 May 2013 07:05 PM
Sunday’s reports that the Syrian conflict was spilling over into Lebanon can be taken as further evidence that the sectarian civil war is destabilising the region. There are also signs that the unending strife is pushing the two players who really matter, America and Russia, towards trying for negotiations and a ceasefire based on the Geneva Accord signed last June.
15 May 2013 06:18 PM
Kim Sengupta hears how a group he saw as moderates has been pushed to extremes
14 May 2013 12:54 PM
British troops are going to have their tours in Afghanistan lengthened by half while the exit strategy from the 12-year-old war is underway, the Defence Secretary Philip Hammond announced today.
10 May 2013 06:28 PM
As David Cameron and Vladimir Putin promise to work together on Syria, our Correspondent, who has reported from the front line, assesses the options
10 May 2013 12:00 AM
Iraqi journalist Nour al-Khal was shot and dumped in a road for her reporting in Basra
09 May 2013 06:37 PM
Pilot formed ‘historic link’ to Commonwealth volunteers, often seen as airbrushed from history
07 May 2013 02:50 PM
UK will also contribute to a £50 million international fund for the state
Israeli attacks are a 'declaration of war' says Syrian deputy foreign minister Faisal al-Mekdad after second strike in three days
05 May 2013 02:49 PM
With the second strike in three days, Israeli involvement in bloody civil war deepens
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