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THE 2014 QUADRENNIAL HOMELAND SECURITY REVIEW  

In this report, we conclude that we will continue to adhere to the five basic homeland security missions set forth in the first Quadrennial Homeland Security Review report in 2010, but that these missions must be refined to reflect the evolving landscape of homeland security threats and ...Read more >

104 Pages
9.70 MB
RUSSIA AND THE COLOR REVOLUTION  By Anthony H. Cordesman

The British strategist, Liddell Hart, stressed the need understand the perspective behind rival views of grand strategy and military ...Read more >

110 Pages
4.09 MB
REGIONAL HUMAN DEVELOPMENT REPORT 2013-2014 CITIZEN SECURITY WITH A HUMAN FACE : EVIDENCE AND PROPOSALS FOR LATIN AMERICA  

Citizen insecurity has become an urgent challenge for human development in Latin America and the Caribbean. Citizens of the region state that crime and violence limit their opportunities and rights to live a life free from fear and threats. Five out of ten Latin Americans perceive that ...Read more >

36 Pages
16.94 MB
BEYOND THE BREACH  

Cyber security has gone mainstream. It is hard to overstate how quickly cyber security has gone from a niche IT issue to a consumer issue and boardroom priority. Everyone now knows what seasoned security professionals have long been aware of: there is no such thing as perfect securityf ...Read more >

28 Pages
2.95 MB
IRAQ IN CRISIS  By Anthony H. Cordesman and Sam Khazai

As events in late December 2013 and early 2014 have made brutally clear, Iraq is a nation in crisis bordering on civil war. It is burdened by a long history of war, internal power struggles, and failed ...Read more >

402 Pages
7.24 MB
FUTURE ARMY 2020 NINTH REPORT OF SESSION 201314 VOLUME II  

A unit is the generic term for a military organisation that is the basic building block of a specific operational capability. It includes service personnel predominately from a single cap-badge but with small detachments of other cap-badged personnel that provide specialist ...Read more >

50 Pages
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FUTURE ARMY 2020 NINTH REPORT OF SESSION 201314 VOLUME I  

At the beginning of our Report, we wish to pay tribute to Army personnel, including those who have left the Services, for their bravery, dedication to duty and their contribution to the nations ...Read more >

134 Pages
1.77 MB
THE CHRONIC POVERTY REPORT 2014-2015  

The world is on the cusp of agreeing new global goals to succeed the Millennium Development Goals as we approach the 2015 deadline for ...Read more >

186 Pages
12.24 MB
CAPABILITY SURPRISE VOL I : MAIN REPORT  By DSB

This study addresses the issue of capability surprise - what it is, why it happens, what can be done to reduce the potential for its occurance and how to better prepare the department of defense (DoD) and the nation to respond ...Read more >

103 Pages
3.06 MB
BEYOND THE LAST WAR  By Nathan Freier

In September 2012, CSIS was commissioned by the United States Army to assess the future use of U.S. ground forces and future challenges risk in the United States Central Command (USCENTCOM) and United States Pacific Command (USPACOM) areas of responsibility (AOR). This report is a culmination of that ...Read more >

162 Pages
1.93 MB
DEBT AND DELEVERAGING : UNEVEN PROGRESS ON THE PATH TO GROWTH  By James Manyika

The deleveraging process that began in 2008 is proving to be long and painful, just as historical experience suggested it would be. Two years ago, the McKinsey Global Institute published a report that examined the global credit bubble and provided in-depth analysis of the 32 episodes of debt reduction following financial crises since the ...Read more >

64 Pages
1.69 MB
MAXWELL PAPER ANTHOLOGY AWARD-WINNING PAPERS AY 2010   

The US Air Force should adjust its time-honored master tenet for the employment of airpower: centralized control and decentralized execution (CC&DE). This Mosaic Law equivalent remains as valid today as when the airpower forefathers divined it amidst their operational context. It is, nonetheless, incomplete. The United States conducts air operations over a wide spectrum of conflicts producing many varied conditions. Correspondingly, the military has adapted. From counterinsurgency operations ...Read more >

218 Pages
2.42 MB
LAW ENFORCEMENT DISCLOSURE REPORT  

This annexe to Vodafone’s Law Enforcement Disclosure report seeks to highlight some of the most important legal powers available to government agencies and authorities seeking to access customer communications across the 29 countries of operation covered in this ...Read more >

88 Pages
1.77 MB
GLOBAL MEDIA REPORT 2013  

Consumers around the globe continue to spend their hard-earned money on media and entertainment, from acquiring broadband access to reading books, magazines, and newspapers, subscribing to TV and satellite radio, buying music, watching in-home videos, and playing ...Read more >

21 Pages
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