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The Threat of Drone-Based Terror

On August 4, 2018, President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela was attacked with explosive-laden drones during a political rally. Although the…

5 years ago

The Price of a Free Press: Jamal Khashoggi

The last time anyone saw Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi alive was Oct. 2nd when security cameras caught him entering the Saudi…

5 years ago

Lone Wolf Bio-Terror: Are We Prepared?

It’s no secret that the lone-wolf threat to Europe is bad, and worsening. However, it's not just an increasing number…

5 years ago

Assad Ascendant: Russia Sells Syria Missile Defense System

On Tuesday, October 2nd Russia’s Defense Minister confirmed delivery of a long-range surface-to-air missile defense system to the Syrian army.…

5 years ago

Nuclear Terrorism: Threat Profile and Potential Impact

The typical profile of a terrorist attack may include gunmen storming a government building or a suicide bomber detonating his…

5 years ago

Voting in Syria: Elections Signal an End to ISIL

On September 16th Syria held its first local elections in government-controlled areas since anti-government protests and protracted civil conflict broke…

5 years ago

Yemeni Violence Escalates as Peace Talks Crumble

UN-sponsored peace talks seemed to provide a ray of hope for Yemen. But within hours of the talks stalling, air-raid…

5 years ago

Famine and Terror: A Warning from Africa’s Sahel Region

They say the way to a person’s heart is through her (sic) stomach. That may be true because when food…

5 years ago

Weapons for Sale: How the U.S. Indirectly Supplies Terrorists and Organized Crime

While people many are aware that the United States supports partner forces across the Middle East, fewer realize the U.S.…

5 years ago

Analyzing Election Violence in South Asia

  Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Nepal all held national elections between late 2017 and mid-2018. All three experience significant election security…

5 years ago