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.
By Dr. Elena Mastors
Dean, School of Security and Global Studies at American Military University
Northern Ireland has a tumultuous past and the conflict there that erupted in the late 1960s is often referred to as “the troubles.” In 1998 most parties involved in the conflict agreed to a political settlement known as the Belfast Agreement.
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.