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Marius Pricopi

of Academic Research, vol. 2, no. 5, pp. 312-314. Premium Times. (2016). Nigerian military reveals Boko Haram’s new tactics to bomb Nigerians. Premium Times, January 30. Retrieved from: http://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/headlines/197681-nigerian-military-reveals-boko-harams-new-tactics-bombnigerians.html, accessed on June 1, 2016. Searcey, D. (2016). Boko Haram Turns Female Captives Into Terrorists. The New York Times, April 7. Retrieved from: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/08/world/africa/bokoharam-suicide-bombers.html, accessed on

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The Politicised Biology of Irregular Migrants

Micropractices of control, tactics of everyday life and access to healthcare

Synnøve Bendixsen

References Allsopp, J, Chase, E & Mitchell, M 2014, ‘The tactics of time and status: young people’s experiences of building futures while subject to immigration control in Britain’, Journal of Refugee Studies , vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 163-182. Anderson, B, Gibney, MJ & Paoletti, E 2011, ‘Citizenship, deportation and the boundaries of belonging’, Citizenship Studies , vol. 15, no. 5, pp. 547-563. Balibar, É 2003, We, the people of Europe? Reflections on transnational citizenship , Princeton University Press, Princeton. Bendixsen, S 2015

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Milan Sopóci and Lubomír Matta

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The article deals with the settlement of the Ground Forces in history to the present day. It confronts this information with actual trends of development of some branches of the armed forces, weapons systems, techniques, and new requirements on tactics, combat and operational use. From the armed conflicts in the last years which took place in Irak, Afghanistan, Islam state, we can conclude that the crucial tasks in battles and conflicts require the involvement of forces from other branches (Air forces, Special forces). The paper focuses on the necessity and importance of providing more and more intelligence, education, preparation and global more knowledge for regular soldiers.

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Kateřina Mildnerová

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The article aims at legal and illegal activities of Lusaka´s traditional healers within the system of traditional medicine which is primarily anchored in the constitution of traditional healers´ associations. It primarily focuses on witch-finders, whose social status, professional position and authority is constantly negotiated within the formal and informal sector of traditional medicine. Since the late 1990s, the quest for services of traditional healers specialised in witch-finding has gained popularity, particularly amongst the impoverished Lusaka compound-dwellers. Due to the increasing public violence against those denoted as witches, the activities of witch-finders were officially banned by the Witchcraft Act in 1995 and this profession is not officially recognised by the Constitution of Traditional Health Practitioners Association of Zambia (THAPAZ). In spite of the prohibition, there remain many witch-finders in Lusaka who practise witch-finding secretly, in order not to commit an offence they do not openly denounce the name of an alleged witch. Their authority and credibility is threatened by many “official” as well as “unofficial” competitors in the city and it must be constantly reaffirmed and negotiated by introducing innovations. The ability to keep clients and to gain a good reputation thus depends on the originality of their diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. At the same time witch-finders must counter diverse obstacles and uncertainties resulting from their illegal status within the sector of traditional medicine. The author analyses tactics that Lusaka´s witch-finders have developed and employed to negotiate their social status, credibility and authority visà-vis the competition from the “official” traditional healers.

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Ivan Avramov

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Luděk Rak, Jan Drozd and Zdeněk Flasar

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The paper focuses on the analysis of the current highly dangerous tools of destruction, used mostly by insurgents and terrorists, especially in asymmetric warfare. Vehicles usually loaded with explosives (mostly homemade explosive), driven by suicide bombers are a significant threat to troops and the civilian population, not only in high risk areas. Analysis of the available incidents of this type, and available response to an incident mentioned in this article, it becomes the basic portfolio data for the design of effective elimination or at least reduction of the destructive effect, especially on soft targets.

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András Láng

Psychology, 67, 1028-1043. Jankowski, P. J., Hooper, L. M., Sandage, S. J., & Hannah, N. J. (2013). Parentification and mental health symptoms: Mediator effects of perceived unfairness and differentiation of self. Journal of Family Therapy, 35, 43-65. Jonason, P. K., Li, N. P., & Buss, D. M. (2010). The costs and benefits of the Dark Triad: Implications for mate poaching and mate retention tactics. Personality and Individual Differences, 48, 373-378. Jonason, P. K., Li, N. P., Webster, G. W., & Schmitt, D. P. (2009). The Dark

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Michal Hrnčiar

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The current security environment is evolving towards a global complexity of unpredictable events. The risk of state and non-state actors attempting to achieve their goals through destabilization exists. In the operating environment, this implies a blurring of the boundaries between state and nonstate actors (such as insurgents, terrorists and criminals) and NATO may confront an adversary who uses traditional (conventional), irregular warfare or both (hybrid warfare). The aim of the article is to find, analyze and describe the key elements that fundamentally different irregular of traditional (conventional) and hybrid warfare.

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Andrew S. Millard and Chae-Deug Yi

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Discourse on the Six Party Talks has focused solely on denuclearisation. Through the power struggles of the members and the refusal of the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea (DPRK) to return to negotiations, the Six Party Talks have been stalled since 2008. Due to current increased tensions and the use of brinkmanship tactics the Talks must be restarted, albeit under a reformed shape. This paper analyses the potential role of the EU in furthering the peace process in Northeast Asia. This paper suggests that the EU needs to be more assertive and the Talks should focus on building trust and cooperation, not on the DPRK’s nuclear program. With its impartiality, experience in integration and use of soft power, the EU can act as an effective mediator building trust.