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Why Hilary Benn MP voted for the Emergency Surveillance Bill

Hilary Benn MP responds below to concerns about the Emergency Surveillance Bill and how quickly it was rushed through Parliament. Hilary, who voted for the Bill, said: 1,178 more words

Accountability Of Public Services


Guest Column

By Rohan Gunaratna


Ideological extremism, and its vicious by-product terrorism, poses an enduring challenge to a rising Asia. Both India and China, the rising super powers, suffer from terrorism. 1,179 more words

Counter Terrorism

Rasmea Odeh prosecution moves to suppress claims of innocence and torture allegations

In a recent court filing made in the federal prosecution of Palestinian-American activist Rasmea Odeh on immigration fraud charges, US Attorneys are pushing for the court to declare inadmissible assertions by Odeh’s defense team that she was innocent of the crime Israel convicted her of in addition to accounts of her torture at the hands of Israeli interrogators. 754 more words

A ‘new Cold War’: China’s top paper warns of ‘slippery slope’ towards conflict with U.S.

As diplomatic talks in China come to a close, one of the country’s biggest newspapers is warning citizens against a “new Cold War” with the United States. 161 more words

United States

Surveillance bill: Fear should never be used to push through new laws

Originally Published by Left Foot Forward: 11 July 2014. Original linked here.

Britain’s widespread surveillance is already broader than the majority of other European countries. 618 more words

The Sahel Crisis: Politics, Prevention and Lessons Learned

Editor’s Note:  The following is the first blog post from Vanessa Mosoti, a talented junior associate from Kenya who has joined us for the summer from Princeton University, where she will finish her undergraduate studies beginning in September. 1,615 more words

Policy Catalyst: India’s Privacy Law

Edward Snowden’s exposé of the U.S. government’s PRISM surveillance programme last year came as a rude shock to many nations around the world whose leaders and governments were under surveillance. 116 more words

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