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Hanif Qadir, founder of a youth mentoring group and counter-extremist campaigner, condemns the UK government’s Prevent campaign and its 'misguided' selection process when it comes to funding P/CVE organisations.
Hibaaq Osman is founder and CEO of Karama, an NGO working within the Middle East and North Africa to raise and expand the influence of Arab women.
The new Libyan authorities have requested United Nations support for several post-conflict tasks, including elections, transitional justice and national reconciliation, according to a senior UN official who is in Tripoli to begin laying the groundwork for the world bo...
An agreement for setting up Joint Clean Energy Research and Development Centre was signed between Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India and U.S. Department of Energy during the US President’s visit to New Delhi. Dr. M.K.Bhan, Secretary, Department...
While air strikes took their toll on Daesh strongholds and supplies at the start of the year, the ‘virtual battle’ – that of winning support and influence through media communication – continued to prove more difficult to swing. Here, Defence IQ explores the issue of cr...
When dealing with disaster relief operations and humanitarian crises, including logistics support and aid during civil wars and infectious disease outbreaks, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and militaries inevitably face a number of challenges.
This year’s Search and Rescue conference will bring together world-leading SAR professionals and innovative equipment manufacturers, in a forum which will deliver fresh ideas and options to first responders. Before the discussion begins, we look at some of the technolog...
It is said that effective afloat support is decisive in maintaining the wide spectre of current naval operations around the globe. From supporting troops engaged in expeditionary missions, the protection of crucial shipping lanes, to engaging in humanitarian missions,...
Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the Secretary General of NATO, argues that "successful crisis management requires a new compact between all the different civilian and military actors." In order to stabilise Afghanistan, it is essential to have civilian experts on the ground th...
Brigadier General James McClain is Commander of the U.S. Air Force Medical Support Agency (AFMSA), which is responsible for overseeing the execution of the Air Force Surgeon General’s policies and programmes. AFMSA provides leadership for the entire medical service supp...
The news never saw it coming. Social media developments have accelerated news reporting and analysis in such a way as to change reporting permanently. Firstly, the power of reporting and news generation now lies firmly in the hand of the end user. Twitter (and Faceboo...
Terrorists are increasingly targeted large corporations. In order to ensure corporate security, your company must be armed with the technology and manpower to effectively deal with these threats. Col. Trinayan Saikia, GM, Security and Safety at DLF, describes ways in wh...
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