The counterterrorism legislation entitled ?On Counter-Terrorist Action? that has passed the lower house of Russia?s parliament is sweeping in its breadth of powers given to the Russian military, security forces, and law enforcement bodies to deal with unfolding terrorist situations and to prevent terrorist actions. It is widely expected to
Now that the long awaited talks on the final status of Kosovo have begun supposedly on a positive note , it seems that Kosovo?s internal politics may make that process more difficult. For years, the Albanian majority has pushed for talks by claiming that since 1999 when Kosovo, technically still
The list of roadblocks to peace in the Darfur region of Sudan discussed above is not, regrettably, exhaustive. The current international peacekeeping framework is in disarray, and efforts to bolster it have been sabotaged by the Sudanese and foreign governments. A seventh round of peace negotiations with two of the
Due to a host of factors related to the generalized psychologies of many inmates; the fact that political dissidents, religious rebels, and militant revolutionaries are housed with equally violence-prone criminals; and the often particularly severe prison environments, prisons continue to serve as hothouses and incubators of radicalization for militant groups.
The debut of the Crossover virus is significant because it highlights the malware community?s increased interest in creating viruses that target mobile devices. Crossover is not the first virus that was designed to jump between mobile devices and desktop computers. In September 2005, security firm F-Security discovered the Cardtrp worm,