The Nexus of Terrorism: A Trend and Comparison Analysis of Al-Qaeda, Hezbollah, ISIS, and the Taliban

Charles Book 23 November 2016 Executive Summary It is likely that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham (ISIS) will remain as the most dominant terror group regarding interest over time on Google Trends of the four samples selected for this study over the next twelve months. The purpose of this study was to […]

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Social Network Analysis of Organized Crime Groups (OCGs) and Terrorist Organizations (TOs) Between Europe and South America

Roland Blatnik 20 November 2016 Through Social Network Analysis (SNA) Linkages to Reduce Terrorism and Organized Crime is Likely Executive Summary: Through the study of Organized Crime Groups (OCGs) and Terrorist Organizations (TOs) in Social Network Analysis (SNA), it is likely to create openings for the elimination, weakening, or isolation of these groups by manipulating […]

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Spear-Phishing Highly Likely to Increase Through 2017

Spear-Phishing Highly Likely to Increase Through 2017 Max Kobrak – Cyber Technology and Security Correspondent 17 September 2016 Executive Summary: The demographics of phishing scams are shifting to favor more sophisticated spear-phishing attacks. Since spear-phishing is tailored to a specific target, it is harder to detect and is often more successful; especially when the target […]

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SPECIAL CASE REPORT: Dhaka Attack Displays ISIS’ Increased Presence In Bangladesh And Its Escalation In Violence

East Asia Correspondent – David McDonald SPECIAL CASE REPORT:  Dhaka Attack Displays ISIS’ Increased Presence In Bangladesh And Its Escalation In Violence  Executive Summary: ISIS’ most recent attack on a Dhaka café displays its increased presence in Bangladesh and its attempts at escalating violence.  ISIS claimed responsibility for an attack that occurred on a café […]

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South Korea And Japan Likely To Continue Improving Mutual Relations

David McDonald – East Asia Correspondent Executive Summary: It is likely that South Korea and Japan will slowly improve relations with each other, if future naval exercises between the two countries succeed.  The two countries will join the U.S. on an anti-missile exercise, amid North Korean missile tests and continued tensions with China in the […]

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Human Trafficking Crimes Continue To Attract Women Through Job Advertisements

European Affairs Correspondent and Human Trafficking Contributor – Megan Lyons Human Trafficking Crimes Continue To Attract Women Through Job Advertisements Executive Summary: It is likely that false job advertisements will continue to be an effective way for traffickers to draw susceptible Ukrainian women into human trafficking crimes in the next 12 months. Ukraine suffers from […]

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