Fascinating discussion at the CFR on possible approaches to regulating social media companies. Seems the UK is heading in that direction. Personally think we would be better off to reverse engineer this enlisting the multiplier effect of these companies and their subscribers to help mitgiate the harms.
A fantastic new show on 1a details to the viewers how difficult life is in dealing with sobriety after opioid addiction, and explores the possible approaches to the opioid crisis. Development Services Group, the company where I work, manages the Data Waver program for buprenorphine prescribers. The program is designed to provide a clinical medical program to […]
One of my colleagues at George Mason University, Professor Mahmut Cengiz, has just published his new book The Illicit Economy in Turkey: How Criminals, Terrorists, and the Syrian Conflict Fuel Underground Markets. According to the flyer, “this book examines the transnational expansion of the illicit economy in Turkey and the unintended consequences of corruption scandals […]
Always good to share great work from Canada, this is worth a read.
Opioid Executive John Kapoor Found Guilty In Landmark Bribery Case – https://www.npr.org/711346081 This is sickening to hear!
The GEC at the State Department has the mission to direct, lead, coordinate, and synchronize the U.S. Government’s efforts to understand and counter state and non-state-sponsored propaganda and disinformation. It was great to join the discussion of a very talented and knowledgeable group from academia and the NGO sectors to hear their experience a lot […]
New Zealand and Sri Lanka have many things in common; they are island states, have a history with the Commonwealth and have some of the most beautiful real estate on the planet. Now unfortunately they are linked by two of the worst terrorist incidents in recent history. Much will be said, and much will be […]
The George W. Bush Presidential Center is home to the Bush Presidential Library and Museum and the Bush Institute. — Read on http://www.bushcenter.org/explore-our-work/developing-leaders/central-america-prosperity.html
Fascinating conversation at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) with Rebecca Weiner Assistant Commissioner of Intelligence Analysis @ NYPD., moderated by Bruce Hoffman. Most of the conversation was not for attribution but I think I can say the NYPD has created highly innovative approach to prevent, disrupt/deter and investigate terror incidents. I was surprised to […]
Yesterday, my colleagues and I from Development Services Group had the pleasure of attending GMU TRACCC’s conference: “Research Findings: Illicit Hubs, Tobacco Trade, And Convergence With Illicit Commodities”, where three distinguished experts in European security and illicit trade, Xavier Raufer, Simona Maloria, and Yulia Krylova, moderated by TRACCC’s director Louise Shelley, discussed the findings in […]