Afghanistan Battles Illicit Financing

Afghanistan Battles Illicit Financing

FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS AND REPORTS ANALYSIS CENTER OF AFGHANISTAN Fewer than 10 percent of Afghans use the formal financial sector for banking services. Instead, many citizens…

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Peace and Stability in Afghanistan

Peace and Stability in Afghanistan

The French military promotes self-sufficiency, civil-military cooperation and rural development MAJ. GEN. BERNARD COMMINS/FRENCH SENIOR NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE TO U.S. CENTRAL COMMAND Using military means alone,…

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Sources of Cyber Threats

Sources of Cyber Threats

Terrorists, criminals, hostile governments and disgruntled insiders pose threats to information systems On the eve of Laylat al-Qadr in August 2012, a computer virus named Shamoon attacked Saudi…

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Strengthening Special Operations partnerships

Strengthening Special Operations partnerships

Focusing on threats from the Sahel to the Levant to the Arctic, special operations forces (SOF) from across the globe are collaborating to overcome shared…

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Central Asian Cyber Security

Central Asian Cyber Security

The fight against Internet crime must not undermine good governance NURIA KUTNAEVA/INDEPENDENT RESEARCHER, KYRGYZ REPUBLIC After obtaining independence in 1991, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan — all facing completely…

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Biometrics Build Border Security

Biometrics Build Border Security

Sharing data among countries strengthens regional security UNIPATH STAFF Terrorists using stolen and phony passports to evade capture will have difficulty crossing borders as countries…

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The Terrorist Use of Social Media

The Terrorist Use of Social Media

A successful cyber strategy combines hard and soft power UNIPATH STAFF WITH CONTRIBUTIONS FROM DR. DINOS ANTHONY KERIGAN-KYROU Terrorist groups such as al-Qaida and Da’ish have…

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Mobile Power

Mobile Power

Soldiers and Police Use Text Messaging and Mobile Phone Applications to Serve the Public UNIPATH STAFF No longer simply pocket telephones, cellphones have evolved into mobile computers allowing users…

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Taking on Narco trafficking

Taking on Narco trafficking

Border securitymand demand reduction could alleviate the scourge of Afghan heroin UNIPATH STAFF It’s been called the doomsday scenario for Afghanistan: As Afghan military and police…

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Building Character Through Volunteerism

Building Character Through Volunteerism

Nations have embraced youth volunteer programs to instill good citizenship and work habits UNIPATH STAFF In Egypt, university students have united to triple the nation’s…

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