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Mexico’s cartels continue turn to military, guerrilla tactics and training

by Bernd Debusmann Jr. Mexican drug trafficking organisations (DTOs) are continuing their trend of adopting military and terrorist training and tactics, allegedly with ties to (former) members of Colombia’s FARC guerrillas, experts warn. In July, Mexico’s Centre for Research and … Continue reading

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Rio 2016: Brazilian Security in the Spotlight

by Michael Martelle. Michael is a masters student studying Security Policy at the George Washington University’s Elliott School for International Affairs. A week after the truck attack in Nice, France, and two weeks before opening ceremonies in Rio De Janeiro, … Continue reading

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Non Lethal Weapon: Long Range Acoustic Device 02

Über die Wirkungsweise eines Long Range Acoustic Device (LRAD) habe ich bereits im Mai 2007 berichtet: hochfrequente, akustische Signale (hörbarer schriller Ton) im Bereich von 2100-3100 Hertz mit einem maximalen Schalldruckpegel von etwa 150 dB führen im Nahbereich zu einem … Continue reading

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After Mumbai, American Small Towns Revamp Defenses

The infantry-style terrorist attacks that killed 164 people in Mumbai, India, in November had a profound effect on counter-terrorism planning in the United States. Federal, state and local authorities took a hard look at their existing defenses and, in many … Continue reading

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