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2011-05-23 11:49:00

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START): What can drive a rich man's son or a devoted family man to terrorism? What can lead a group of idealistic college students or a western democracy to embrace political violence? McCauley and Moskalenko will present Friction, a book about how radicalization happens to them and us. Friction identifies twelve mechanisms of...

2011-05-02 13:30:00

DAYTON, Ohio, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A University of Dayton terrorism expert said while Osama bin Laden is dead, Islamist extremism is not. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110103/DC23496LOGO) "This will not end until senior clerics preach that blowing yourselves up in the name of martyrdom and Islam isn't acceptable," said Mark Ensalaco, author of Middle Eastern Terrorism: From Black September to September 11. However, Ensalaco said, bin Laden's terrorism...

2011-04-07 03:07:00

STRASBOURG, France, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Members of the European Parliament Johannes van Baaeln, Tanja Fajon, Carl Haglund, Alexander Graf Lambsdorff and Krzysztof Lisek tabled a Written Declaration in the European Parliament "on the danger of Taliban presence in Pakistan". In this declaration these members show their concern over the "Taliban infiltration into Pakistani governmental structures, particularly the military, intelligence and security establishments" and are...

2011-02-15 08:02:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- President and CEO of LIGATT Security International, (Pink Sheets: LGTT) Gregory D. Evans continues to be a leading expert in the cyber security industry. According to Nelson Media Research, who analyzes the television audiences, more than 20 million people in the United States have heard Evans speak about cyber crime, as of February 2011. These figures are a low estimate, as they do not include the audiences that have heard Evans speak while on his...

2011-01-27 14:28:17

Viewing TV coverage of terrorist events causes deterioration of psychological resources, such as commitment and a sense of success, and to feeling threatened, which in turn can also lead to loss of resources and other negative affects. This has been found in a new study at the University of Haifa. "Mass media plays a central role in reporting on terrorism and political violence. The present study shows that watching this type of coverage on television has negative effects, even for someone...

2010-09-27 06:40:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Several thousand federal, state and local leaders and physical security experts are expected to gather at Northern Virginia's Stafford Regional Airport next May 17-19 to observe demonstrations of the latest commercial off-the-shelf technology for countering terrorist threats to personnel, equipment and facilities - in combat zones as well as in domestic settings within the U.S. and abroad. Military and civilian representatives of the Department of...

2010-09-10 09:00:00

SHELTON, Conn., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though nine years have passed since the September 11 attacks, people around the world still feel its effects, according to new research with Survey Sampling International's (SSI) global online panels. SSI findings show that in all countries studied, the perception of being safe from terrorism is well below pre-9/11 levels. Though Australians and New Zealanders feel more secure than citizens of other countries, they still feel less safe today...

2010-09-09 07:35:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Medizone International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board, OTCQB: MZEI) announces it has filed an additional international patent application covering recent developments in its variant of AsepticSure(TM) designed for government use in bio-terrorism countermeasures. The application, filed under the Patent Co-operation Treaty, extends coverage to over 120 countries, including all major industrialized countries for this government variant of the AsepticSure(TM)...

2010-09-03 14:39:21

U.S. Violent Terror Rarely Against Media, Capital; Rare for Environmentalists A new report by terrorism researchers at the University of Maryland concludes that the deadly hostage-taking incident at the Discovery Communications headquarters in suburban Washington, D.C. meets the criteria of a terrorist act - a rare one for media organizations and the nation's capital region. Hostage-taking, though, is a familiar pattern in capital-region terror, the researchers add. The report from the...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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