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FACING UP TO GLOBAL INSECURITY: NEW FRAMEWORKS AND NEW TOOLS

FACING UP TO GLOBAL INSECURITY: NEW FRAMEWORKS AND NEW TOOLS

Ben Zala | |

October 2012

 

 

Max G. Manwaring, a Professor of Military Strategy in the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) of the U.S. Army War College has written an interesting piece on what he calls the “new security reality” in which business-as-usual approaches are of little use.

UN officials call for stronger global measures to counter nuclear terrorism

UN officials call for stronger global measures to counter nuclear terrorism

28 September 2012

 

The consolidation of strong international mechanisms is vital to combat nuclear terrorism, senior United Nations officials stressed today, warning that countries must urgently act to tackle one of today’s most serious global threats.

Consequences of a nuclear Iran 'immense,' Obama says at UN

Consequences of a nuclear Iran 'immense,' Obama says at UN  

 

 

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September 25, 2012

Obama's UN General Assembly speech condemns extremism

Obama's UN General Assembly speech condemns extremism

 

BBC, 25 September 2012
 

US President Barack Obama has urged global leaders to rally against extremism in an address to the UN General Assembly in New York.

Mr Obama said it was the obligation of all leaders to speak out forcefully against violence and extremism, as he framed his speech with references to the US ambassador murdered in Libya.

Battle over Privacy: How far will people go to protect online data?‏

Battle over Privacy: How far will people go to protect online data?‏

 

With crowds of people eager to get their hands on the new iPhone 5, few know that Apple is now researching new ways to know precisely just where you use your device. But some are fighting back -…

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TzkWoFMUwWo
 

Fixing Intelligence Analysis: From Specialists to Experts

Fixing Intelligence Analysis: From Specialists to Experts

September 21, 2012

 

Abstract: The U.S. military’s community of intelligence analysts has not been trained, manned, or resourced to adequately cope with an increasingly demanding set of responsibilities brought on by technological advances and the imperatives of fighting an irregular foe.

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