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Changes in Pakistan's Counter-Terrorism Legal Regime

A look at the Anti-Terrorism Act of 1997, it's failings leading to the December 2014 attack on a Army Public School and College in Peshawar.


CSIRT Basics for Policy-Makers

In this paper, we examine the history, types, and culture of Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs).


Technological Sovereignty: Missing the Point?

Will proposals for European technological sovereignty actually increase cybersecurity on the continent?


Shared Environmental Concerns Between India and Pakistan

This paper is a unique opportunity to examine the environmental challenges of India and Pakistan.


Militancy in Pakistan and Impacts on U.S. Foreign Policy

The United States is concerned by the rise of religious militancy in Pakistan and the risks it poses to the state.


The Lesson of the Surge

As the United States considers its options against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), we should start by reviewing our earlier war.


Strategic Empathy

As the United States withdraws from Afghanistan, it leaves violence and uncertainty in its wake.


Do NSA's Bulk Surveillance Programs Stop Terrorists?

On June 5, 2013, the Guardian broke the first story in what would become a flood of revelations regarding the extent and nature of the NSA’s


Between Al Qaeda and the Syrian Regime

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Talking to the Taliban

The aim of this report is to examine the evolution of the idea of ‘talking to the Taliban’, analyse its underlying drivers and assumptions,


The Conflict in Syria

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The State of Global Jihad Online

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