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Cyber Security: The Insider Threat

By Joe Campos
Associate Professor and Program Director of the Intelligence Studies Program at American Public University

As cyber issues develop, it is increasingly clear that cyber security is an ever evolving field.  Most recent issues stemming from specifics released by Edward Snowden on the United States’ surveillance program, reveal a variety of problems that need to be addressed, including that of the balance between civil liberties and national security and that of the insider threat.

Why Aren’t We Taxing Terrorism?

By Shelley Smith
Historically in the United States, applying criminal tax laws to lethal organizations is not new and many had been brought down by United States Treasury agents. Today those same resources are being applied by American law enforcement against Al Qaeda and other international terrorist groups. Understanding terrorist financing enforcement through counter terrorism enforcement is fighting political violence through legal proceedings and the rule of law.