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Nuclear Weapons and Coercive Escalation in Regional Conflicts

December 15th, 2014

CNA Corporation's Jerry Meyerle discusses his new report "Nuclear Weapons and Coercive Escalation in Regional Conflicts: Lessons from North Korea and Pakistan."

You can find a copy of the report here.

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China’s Foreign Policy in Afghanistan

November 12th, 2014

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross and Rafaello Pantucci discuss China's foreign policy in Afghanistan. For more you can read Daveed's monograph "China's Post 2014 Role in Afghanistan" and check out Raffaello's articles here.

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Terrorist Behavior and Deradicalization

October 22nd, 2014

Dr. John Horgan discusses terrorism behavior and deradicalization. You can find Dr. Horgan's work here, and his latest article is on Vice.

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Automotive Security, Society, and the Law.

September 24th, 2014

Beau Woods and Joshua Corman discuss automotive security, society, and the law.

Please make sure to check out the "Five Star Automotive Cyber Safety Program"

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The Legal Side of Exploit Research, Development, and Sales

September 13th, 2014

Jim Denaro, infosec and intellectual property attorney, discusses the legal implications of exploit research, development, and sales.

You can check out Mr. Denaro's DEF CON presentations here: "How to Disclose or Sell an Exploit Without Getting in Trouble" and "How to Disclose an Exploit Without Getting into Trouble"

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Foreign Fighters and Countering Violent Extremism

September 11th, 2014

Humera Khan discusses foreign fighters going to Syria and countering violent extremism.

Please make sure to check out Muflehun.

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First Look at Iraq’s Newly Formed Government

September 8th, 2014

Kirk H Sowell discusses Iraq's newly formed government under Haider al-Abadi

Please make sure to check out Inside Iraqi Politics, a political risk newsletter published twice monthly.

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Jihadi OPSEC and use of encryption

August 24th, 2014

Dr. Krypt3ia discusses how jihadis use encryption software and broader OPSEC methods.

You can read Krypt3ia's broader treatment of jihadi encryption here, here, and here.

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Discussing the situation in the Ukraine with Andrew Michta, part 4

August 14th, 2014

Dr Andrew Michta talks to The Loopcast about the latest events in the Ukraine.

Please visit and read his latest works at The American Interest.

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ISIS’ abduction and indoctrination of children

August 12th, 2014

Yusuf Sayman discusses his article "Abducted, Tortured, Indoctrinated: The Tale of a Teen Who Escaped ISIS"

You can check out Yusuf's broader work here.

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