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Water and Global Security

Source: http://water.usgs.gov/edu/earthwherewater.html

The American intelligence community recently released a report warning that problems with water could destabilize various regions of the world over the next decade. 32 more words

US Navy Updates Strategy Amid Growing Cyberwar Threat

http://sputniknews.com/military/20150124/1017308592.html

Alexander Mosesov — The updated 2015 US Maritime Strategy will reflect the global changes in the fields of global security, technological advancement and potential adversaries’ growing cyber capabilities, US Navy press officer Lt. 74 more words

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Doomsday Clock Puts Us 3 Minutes Away from Apocalypse

The Doomsday Clock is now two minutes closer to midnight, thanks to the specter of climate change and unchecked nuclear proliferation.

The hands of the symbolic clock, managed by the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Science and Security Board, were moved forward to 11.57 earlier this week, which means the board thinks “the probability of global catastrophe is very high.” 12.00 signifies the apocalypse. 293 more words

Patriarchal Honor/Shame: The Common Thread in so-called "Islamic" Terrorism

Somali boys are taught by their parents to hit first whenever someone insults or taunts them. So explained Ayaan Hirsi Ali to a social worker when she was a translator and student in the Netherlands (see her book, … 499 more words

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French authorities warn of waking terrorist sleeper cells

Law enforcement officers in France are now working at erasing their social media presence as well as carrying their weapons at all times. News officials in France on Saturday report that French intelligence officials have learned that terror sleeper cells have become active in the last 24 hours. 153 more words

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Most of us move toward more complicated views of reality and more forgiving views of others.

Our sincerest condolences are with people of France at this difficult time.

Freedom of expression and freedom of the press are essential elements of any democratic and open society, which are part of a system of rules based on respect for common values, democracy, the rule of law. 914 more words

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NATO mandate in Afghanistan was carried out at great cost, but with great success.

At the end of this year, NATO complete its combat mission in Afghanistan and open a new chapter with Afghan security forces. The mission is based on a request from the Afghan government and the Status of Forces Agreement between NATO and Afghanistan. 468 more words

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