NEWS & ANALYSIS

U.S. Does Poorly in Peace Rankings

The United States has fallen one place down in the 2nd annual Global Peace Index, but the index's creator says the world is more peaceful this year than last year.

China Embraces Cyberwarfare, Experts Testify

China, says one expert, wants to achieve "electronic dominance" by the year 2050.

Jane's Releases Terrorism Map

The company says the map combined with its other products can help businesses manage their risk in dangerous regions better.

NATO Establishes Cyberdefense Center

The center will be established in Estonia, which suffered a crippling cyberattack last spring.

Jihadists May Attack European Football Championships, Swiss Police Report

Police cite online jihadist chatter as reason for their fear.

Chile: Hacker Posts Personal Info of 6 Million Online

Suspect apparently sought to highlight the country's weak personal data security.

Locked in Combat

Record oil revenues are making Nigeria's conflicts harder to solve.

Terrorism Fatalities Up in 2007

In its annual terrorism report, the State Department cites a sustained threat from al Qaeda, and offers to remove North Korea removal from its list of state terrorism sponsors if it de-nuclearizes.

Virtual Kidnappings Scare Up Ransoms in Mexico

The latest criminal craze to hit Mexico uses fear as its asset.

Biofuel Production Causes Food Shortages, Scientist Says

Food-based biofuels are exacerbating food shortages and could cause further social and political instability worldwide, according to a presenter at the Third International Symposium on Agroterrorism, held April 22-24 in Kansas City.
 




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