Security

“Human Experimentation” and the CIA

Thirty years after the Convention against Torture has been introduced, the world has been exposed to a damning report on CIA interrogation revealing US...

The Hydra of the Caspian Sea: Iran’s Naval Strategy

The Iranian military is predominately thought of for its capabilities and strategy in the Gulf. Though the competitors differ in the Caspian Sea, the...

Russia, Pakistan, North Korea: Nuclear Powers at Play

Russian President Putin engaged in a bit of saber rattling when he announced that Russia would field more than 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles...

The Reluctant Dragon: Chinese Intelligence and Global Priorities

While China has accepted human security as a new framework to study modern security challenges, it has been very busy trying to show how...

Geopolitical Research: To Quantify or Not to Quantify?

As I have explained before, geopolitics can have a wide array of meanings and concepts. However, what about when we seek to apply geopolitics...

The False Diplomacy of Torture

So the United States Senate released its report highlighting extreme and supposedly ‘abhorrent’ techniques used on terrorist targets after 9/11 to glean greater intelligence...

Islamic terrorism and organized crime threaten Balkans

The cooperation of Islamic terrorists and organized crime could develop in to a significant threat for the security of the region of South East...

Russian Spetsnaz – Ukraine’s Deniable ‘Little Green Men’

In February 2013 the influential Moscow based ‘Military Industrial Courier’, published an article by Russia’s Chief of the General Staff, army General Valery Gerasimov....

Jihadi Janes and Johns: The Seduction of the Islamic State for ‘Westerners’

Media outlets and government circles cringe when trying to understand why Westerners leave the West to go fight in Syria and Iraq with the...

The Metrics: Reload. How much from online activism to actual manifestation?

Social movements are usually understood as a positive aspect of democracy and international community takes kindly to the use of media – especially social...

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