Arab journalists train colleagues on security

By Daniel Paterson


 

The recent ‘Arab Spring’ uprisings have given the world many outstanding images of public action against regimes that, until recently, looked invulnerable. These images have, however, come at a cost to journalists on the ground.

 

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Training to secure tourism

by Harold Elletson

 

 

Tourists are a source of valuable foreign currency to many countries in the developing world. They are also, however, increasingly a target for terrorists and organised criminals.

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Sustainability, crisis and the impact on learning

by Alan Bruce

 

 

As we witness the strange and challenging times unfolding before us this extraordinary summer of 2011, we may become aware that these events are indeed epochal. From Wisconsin to Athens, from Fukushima to the Puyehue volcano, our planet is convulsed with a series of social and ecological events of a deep, profound and interconnected nature.

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Culture in the learning and teaching of defence and security

by Leornardo de Arrizabalaga y Prado

 

 

Despite, or because of its spread, the culture of Modernity faces conflict. This is not new. Since its inception, Modernity has struggled with enemies, and gradually won ground. Its success has made it complacent, soft, and careless of its own defences.

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Crisis or opportunity: the duality of recession in policing

by Sandy Sweet

 

 

At first glance, most people would readily agree that the recent slew of cuts to policing budgets constitutes a crisis in the sector.  Generally speaking, they would be right.  But on the other side of the coin, there’s opportunity.  There’s nothing like a recession to bring out the best in innovative thinking to streamline and recharge the way policing is delivered.

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U.S. Intelligence train with videogames

American intelligence agents have made their share of bad calls: the fall of the Berlin Wall, Iraq’s nuclear cache and chronic missteps in Afghanistan are only a few. So in the hopes of honing analysts’ predictive abilities, the spy guys are introducing a new training tactic: videogames.

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Pakistan Taliban declares truce

An anonymous Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan commander told the AP that the group had declared a nation-wide ceasefire in support of ongoing peace talks with the country's government, while Pakistan's military denied reports Tuesday that talks were taking place.

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Illegal foreign purchase of weapons

Hundreds of foreigners and dual-citizens are in Canada with the purpose of creating front companies to procure weapons parts and technologies that they then export to their home countries. And they often go unpunished.

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Dagestan: don't book it, or Thomas Cook it

The republic of Dagestan on the Caspian Sea that is the most explosive place in Russia - and in Europe. There are bomb attacks almost daily, shootouts between police and militants, tales of torture and of people going missing.

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