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2013-02-27 23:02:11

Highly acclaimed Conference covering Technological, Political and Social Dimensions with internationally renowned speakers from INTERPOL, NATO and Government Security Organisations

2011-10-04 18:17:11

U.S. efforts to bring stability to Iraq and Afghanistan in recent years have focused less on killing insurgents and more on gaining the cooperation of the local population.

2011-08-17 09:17:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Council for Emerging National Security Affairs (CENSA), a leading non-partisan, non-profit research organization focused on national security policy, announces the publication Hybrid Warfare and Transnational Threats.

2011-05-10 13:36:09

Despite contrary belief, reducing unemployment in locations with active insurgencies does not decrease the rate of insurgent attacks against government and allied forces.

2010-01-22 09:43:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To stabilize Afghanistan, President Barack Obama has called for a surge of American and NATO troops. His counternarcotics strategy, a major departure from previous ineffective and counterproductive policies, is also crucial to the war effort.

2009-12-17 18:30:44

University of Miami scientists have developed a mathematical model to explore scenarios, assess risks and make predictions for present and future insurgent wars.

2009-07-16 13:18:55

Insurgent groups like the Taliban can only be effectively engaged with timely and accurate military intelligence, and even good intelligence may only succeed in containing the insurgency, not defeating it.

2006-07-10 06:02:58

By Robert Birsel KABUL (Reuters) - The international community underestimated the ability of the Taliban to recover from their 2001 defeat and the world should now respond by stepping up support for Afghanistan, the United Nations said on Monday.

2006-05-16 07:13:58

By Bernd Debusmann, Special Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. forces in Iraq, locked in a war that cannot be won by military force alone, are facing a weapon that tends to favor insurgents -- time. The war is in its fourth year and public support is waning.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.