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Asymmetrical Warfare

Can Big Data Subdue Big Government?

Dennis Santiago | Posted 05.14.2016 | Politics
Dennis Santiago

What if, as disruptive innovation has done in so many cases, there was a way to detect suspect behavior and expose it in real time?

Why The Paris Attacks May Signal A Shift In Extremist Violence

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 01.20.2015 | World

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we speak with professor Saskia Sassen abo...


Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

I want to share a vision of where we are heading, as a world. When I say "vision," I don't mean to say that I literally saw something. I just mean to say that I want to share some thoughts on where we might be heading as a world.

Drone Wars Terrorize Friends Into Enemies

Zaman Stanizai | Posted 07.28.2013 | Politics
Zaman Stanizai

Drones don't work precisely because they create more enemies, which is why we are there in the first place. In the vicious cycle of this asymmetrical warfare the drones are the cause of more resentment, more enemies, and more wars.

Reviewing Jon Perdue's The War of All the People

Joel D. Hirst | Posted 01.30.2013 | Books
Joel D. Hirst

In his book The War of All the People , academic and Latin America-expert Jon Perdue carefully presents the case for why the United States should be worried about terrorism south of the border.

ReThinking The Battle of Algiers: A Movie the Pentagon, the Black Panthers and the IRA Can Agree On

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Why were the Black Panthers and the IRA such fans of The Battle of Algiers? Some credit the Algerian uprising with providing the blueprint for how modern insurgencies can win wars against militarily superior foes.