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European Forces Strike Pirate Base in Somalia

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European Union forces on Tuesday attacked a Somali pirate base for the first time, using a combat helicopter to strafe several of the signature fiberglass skiffs that the pirates use to hijack ships.

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The utopian vision of ‘security’ is killing Israel

The utopian vision of ‘security’ is killing Israel | Development studies and int'l cooperation | Scoop.it
Somewhere along the way, security for Israeli Jews became utopia: it will never be achieved, but it exacts an infinite price of destruction for its own sake, on the road to nowhere.
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NGO Security: Google Public Alerts

Google's Crisis Response Team just rolled out another application in its increasing collection of emergency-related tools. This one is called Google Public Alerts. It overlays real-time earthquake...

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Trafic d'opium : menace pour la sécurité en Asie du Sud-Est

Trafic d'opium : menace pour la sécurité en Asie du Sud-Est | Development studies and int'l cooperation | Scoop.it
Le rapport sur la culture d'opium en Asie du Sud-Est, publié en décembre 2011 par l'Office des Nations Unies contre la drogue et le crime (UNODC), nous informe que la Birmanie est le deuxième pays producteur d'opium au niveau mondial après...
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Visualizing Occupation: Freedom of movement

Visualizing Occupation: Freedom of movement | Development studies and int'l cooperation | Scoop.it
Whereas West Bank settlers can travel freely between Israel and the West Bank, Palestinian movement is governed by the Israeli security establishment.
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China Says It May Reduce Role of Foreign Firms in Surveillance

China Says It May Reduce Role of Foreign Firms in Surveillance | Development studies and int'l cooperation | Scoop.it
The Chinese government cited security concerns in announcing changes in its fast-growing surveillance industry.
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Fed Govt seeks Nigerians' cooperation to tackle insecurity - The Nation Newspaper

Fed Govt seeks Nigerians' cooperation to tackle insecurity - The Nation Newspaper | Development studies and int'l cooperation | Scoop.it

The Federal Government is seeking the cooperation of Nigerians to tackle the insecurity threatening the nation’s peaceful co-existence.
In a statement yesterday in Abuja by his Press Secretary, Joseph Mutah, the Minister of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku, noted that for the nation to get over its security challenges, Nigerians must cooperate with security agencies.

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