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Islamists Kill 71 Soldiers in Niger as Terrorist Attacks in the Sahel Region Increase

12/12/19 African security Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments An attack Tuesday on a military base in west Niger left 71 dead and a score missing, according to a statement from the Niger Ministry of Defense. The BBC reports that President...

FDA Details Rising Sales of Antibiotics for Meat Production

12/13/19 Superbugs Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments New data released by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) shows that the amount of medically important antibiotics sold and distributed for use in food-producing animals rose by 9...

Lessons Learnt from Fukushima Soil Decontamination

12/13/19 Nuclear decontamination Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments Following the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in March 2011, the Japanese authorities decided to carry out major decontamination works in the affected area,...

Mass Shootings Aren’t Growing More Common – and Evidence Contradicts Common Stereotypes about the Killers

by | Aug 15, 2019 | Current Threats

8/13/19

Mass shootings

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mso-bidi-font-family:”Times New Roman””>When 22 people were killed in El Paso, Texas, and nine more were killed in Dayton, Ohio, roughly 12 hours later, responses to the tragedy included many of the same myths and stereotypes Americans have grown used to hearing in the wake of a mass shooting.

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Source: http://www.homelandsecuritynewswire.com/dr20190813-mass-shootings-aren-t-growing-more-common-and-evidence-contradicts-common-stereotypes-about-the-killers

The Nexus Between Nuclear Energy & Nuclear Security

12/13/19 Nuclear security Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments On 14 November, the Schar School’s Center for Security Policy Studies and Biodefense Graduate program hosted an event at George Mason University’s Arlington campus to examine the...

Harnessing Nature’s Defenses against Tsunamis

12/13/19 Tsunamis Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments As sea levels rise and adverse weather events become more common, vulnerable coastal communities are at increasing risk of devastation from storm surges and tsunamis. The death toll from...