Search: Terrorism,International security (13 materials)


Climate Change as a Threat Multiplier

... the CNA Military Advisory Board, the first group of U.S. generals and admirals to address national security implications of climate change. And the reason we characterize it as a threat multiplier is that it exacerbates other security threats, such as terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, geopolitical risks. We know that a warming planet, rising sea levels, thawing permafrost all lead to a greater planetary instability, which adds to other instabilities we now experience around the world. Do environmental ...


Russia’s War on Terror(ism)

... other international actors to fill the void left by the United States and map out a strategy for Central Asian stability. In the words of President Vladimir Putin of Russia , the US withdrawal has opened “a Pandora’s box full of problems related to terrorism, drug trafficking, organized crime and, unfortunately, religious extremism”. What if Afghanistan turns out to be a hotbed for international terrorism? Andrey Kazantsev: Prospects and Scenarios for Afghanistan: Russian and Chinese Interests ...


Afghanistan Crisis: Security Problems for Russia and Central Asian States

... territorial unit in Afghanistan, as well as via ethnic terrorist groups with ties to Al-Qaeda. Russia inevitably perceives growing threats in Afghanistan and in Central Asia in the context of the above events. Interconnected threats of international terrorism in Central Asia, Afghanistan and the Middle East As the U.S. withdraws its troops and the civil war grows progressively bitter, the instability in Afghanistan is creating major security problems for Central Asian states. Even if we take the ...


Drones in the Hands of Terrorists: What Happens Then?

... their success, as we often see what they choose to share on their media. Noel Sharkey: Autonomous Weapons Pose a Threat to International Security What we do know is that it is important for us to differentiate between terrorist groups or non-state ... ... destruction via drones. Are drone strikes effective against terrorist groups like al-Qaeda and ISIS? If yes, why? As regards counterterrorism, if we ask government officials, they would argue that they are effective. The way to measure such effectiveness would ...


Terrorist Movements Today: Self-Radicalization and Symbiotic Relationship

Interview with Director of the Jean Monnet Network on EU Counter-Terrorism, prof. Christian Kaunert Professor Christian Kaunert is the Director of the Jean Monnet Network on EU Counter-Terrorism (EUCTER). He is the Chair of Policing and Security, as well as the Director of the International Centre for Policing and ...


Second Seminar within Russian-British RIAC and RUSI Project on Security Issues

... the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies ( RUSI ). Four workshops will be held within the framework of the third cycle of the project to analyze issues in the area of arms control and confidence building measures, combating terrorism and violent extremism, cooperation on cyber security issues and interaction of the two countries on crisis management in North Africa and the Middle East and to develop appropriate recommendations. The second seminar of the Russian-British project ...


Islamic State after ISIS. Colonies without Metropole or Cyber Activism?

... between American and Russian intelligence agencies. The second existential threat is that of global warming and its effects on international security. It is no secret that the rise in global temperatures is already having a measurable negative impact on ... ... Arab country), combating the growth of Sunni militancy in West Africa, and numerous other issues. Ad hoc Relations for Ad hoc Terrorism. Interview with Kathleen Hicks, Kim Cragin and Olga Oliker Among other things, you are an expert in the Cold War. At ...


Russia and the West: How to Deal with the Threat of Extremism

OSCE member countries — the most powerful military nations — are hard put to keep the growing terrorist pressure in check. Why is that happening? The threat of terrorism and extremism will undoubtedly be among the priorities on the agenda of the upcoming NATO summit in Brussels. The organization’s members justly consider terrorism to be one of the most formidable challenges. Many of them have fallen victim ...


Lost Hopes: 15 Years of Global Antiterrorist Campaign

... agree to a heart-to-heart with American officials. Most likely, it had negative consequences for the US intelligence operations as well. Due to its domestic policy reforms, the world now perceived the US differently. Under the glib excuse of fighting terrorism, the US was gradually slipping from being the bastion of freedom, democracy, and human rights, to becoming a police state. In October 2001, the Congress quickly passed the USA PATRIOT Act [1] which greatly restricted rights and freedoms of ...


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