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Turmoil in Latin America

- Recent shifts to the political left by countries in Latin America mean that companies doing business there are well advised to reevaluate their security posture.

A View from the Eye of the Storm: Terror and Reason in the Middle East

- Conventional wisdom, often cited, is that the longstanding conflict between Israel and its Arab neighbors is a root cause of today’s terrorism.

His New Jihad

- One of the Bali bombers has turned against jihadism. Now he's helping the police in a controversial counterterrorism strategy and trying to steer others away from extremism.

Norwegian Wood:Good for Thieves

- A new report by the Swedish National Heritage Board and the Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention chronicles the problem of Nordic cultural heritage crime.

Terrorism: The Present Threat in Context

- An introductory text on one of the most pressing security issues of the new century.

Moving Beyond Soviet-Era Security

- In the 1990s, Russia was on the cusp between Soviet rule and Glasnost. The era, often referred to as the Wild Wild East, saw a nascent and unregulated private security industry made up of former athletes organized under former military officers. But those days are over.

Worldwide Terrorism by Region

- Quarterly Target, Region, and Tactic data on terrorist incidents from the MIPT Terrorism Knowledge Base.

Why the Weak Links?

- This study looks at attitudes and behaviors with regard to supply chain security in the Hong Kong region and examines the potential for improving conditions in the future.

Do al Qaeda Tapes Augur Attacks?

- Although there have been dozens of warning tapes since 9-11, there’s no clear correlation between a tape and a strike.

Why the Weak Links?

- This study looks at attitudes and behaviors with regard to supply chain security in the Hong Kong region and examines the potential for improving conditions in the future.

More of the Same, Only Different, After Putin Leaves

- An economic boom amid creeping authoritarianism only adds to the uncertainty of Russia after Putin.

Global Anticounterfeiting Plan

- Some crimes, like the counterfeiting of pharmaceuticals, are difficult for a country to fight alone. The World Health Organization (WHO) is urging countries to unite against this growing problem, which not only hurts corporations and raises drug prices but also injures or kills the victimized patients. In a new concept paper, WHO "seeks to launch discussions on a mechanism of effective international collaboration for combating counterfeit drugs," to include the adoption of guidelines and standards. The group would be known as the International Medical Products Anti-Counterfeiting Taskforce (IMPACT). The paper lays out proposed objectives and principles for IMPACT, covering topics ranging from amendment of national laws to the use of tracking technology. @ SM online takes you to the paper.

Doing Business in Asia

- China, India, and other countries in the Far East are attracting many enterprises with their low wages and growth economies. Companies doing business in Asia need to understand the unique cultural issues and the evolving threats of the region if they are going to succeed.
 




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