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How much impact did Russian media ads have?

I have to admit that the extent of Russian propaganda on U.S. social media was more than I assumed.  Maybe I shouldn’t have been, given that… 728 more words

National Security

the zombie apocalypse genre: a case of mass psychological conditioning?

So-called zombie apocalypse movies, gory as these are, have become persistent and nearly ubiquitous over the past 20 years.  A not insignificant percentage of each year’s movie production in Hollywood is devoted to putting out these type of movies.  927 more words

Society

National Security

The conclusion of the Cold War seemed to decrease the security problems of the world’s major powers. However, radical Islam created new, unexpected threats, including the 9/11 attacks. 64 more words

Academic Writing

Mueller indicts some Russians ... and the noose tightens

By Frank Bowman

Yesterday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced that Robert Mueller’s team had obtained an indictment against thirteen Russian persons and three Russian firms charging them with a variety of crimes committed in the course of an integrated scheme by the Russian government to swing the 2016 presidential election to Mr. 990 more words

Rethinking Cybersecurity: Strategy, Mass Effect, and States

Rethinking Cybersecurity: Strategy, Mass Effect, and States. Center for Strategic & International Studies. James Andrew Lewis. January 9, 2018

 Despite all the attention, cyberspace is far from secure. 76 more words

National Security

Penn State: Can social media data be used to predict threats or identify fake news?

Penn State: Can social media data be used to predict threats or identify fake news?. “Can publicly available data from large-scale social media networks be used to help predict catastrophic events within the country’s infrastructure, such as threats to national security, the energy system or even the economy?”

Research & Opinion

Policy and Change

¨Non-Violence¨ by Carl Fredrik Reutersward.

As of February 15th 2018, 18 mass shootings have taken place since the year started which includes yesterday´s Parkland Mass shooting…all of which could have we been prevented. 1,006 more words

Social Issues