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  • Can John Walker Lindh be deradicalized?
    by Guest Writer on May 23, 2019 at 11:42 am

    5/23/19 Radicalization Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments John Walker Lindh, the former jihadi dubbed the “American Taliban,” was released from prison Thursday after completing 17 years of a 20-year sentence for supporting the Afghan insurgent group. The first American detainee in the U.S. war on terror, Lindh, now 38, was captured in late 2001 while fighting alongside the Taliban in Afghanistan. He was later taken back to the U.S., where he pleaded guilty to two terrorism related charges. read mor […]

  • Crime fighting got easier as burglars reveal all
    by Staff on May 23, 2019 at 11:38 am

    5/23/19 Crime Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments The expertise of experienced burglars puts them streets ahead of householders, and even well ahead of other criminals, according to a new study. The results could lead to a step-change in how we fight this crime. Dr. Claire Nee, of the University of Portsmouth, leading a team of international researchers from the Netherlands has pioneered the use of virtual environments to study crime. read mor […]

  • Earthquakes or tiger attacks: understanding what people fear most can help prevent disasters
    by Guest Writer on May 23, 2019 at 11:37 am

    5/23/19 Disaster preparation Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments read mor […]

  • Statistical model helps predict future disease outbreaks
    by Staff on May 23, 2019 at 11:36 am

    5/23/19 Public health Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments Several University of Georgia researchers teamed up to create a statistical method that may allow public health and infectious disease forecasters to better predict disease reemergence, especially for preventable childhood infections such as measles and pertussis. read mor […]

  • Scent-based strategy blocks mosquito transmission of disease
    by Staff on May 23, 2019 at 11:34 am

    5/23/19 Public health Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments read mor […]

  • The 5G fight is bigger than Huawei
    by Staff on May 23, 2019 at 11:33 am

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  • The Kremlin’s “tools of malign political influence” undermine democracy
    by Staff on May 23, 2019 at 11:33 am

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  • China’s Orwellian war on religion
    by Staff on May 23, 2019 at 11:33 am

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  • Can we prepare for climate impacts without creating financial chaos?
    by Guest Writer on May 23, 2019 at 11:33 am

    5/23/19 Climate threats Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments There is a perverse and hidden danger from climate change that few people, even those who unquestionably accept the science, know how to deal with. Someday, likely sooner than we think, the destruction that warmer global temperatures are inflicting — through record floods, wildfires, droughts and hurricanes — could physically overwhelm our ability to maintain many communities in their existing form. read mor […]

  • New Assange charges; undercover Fascist; terrorism & domestic violence, and more
    by Staff on May 23, 2019 at 11:32 am

    5/23/19 Our picks Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  0 U.S. charges Assange with publishing classified information, a move unprecedented in American history (Kevin Poulsen and Betsy Woodruff, Daily Beast) In a stunning escalation of the war on the free press, the Trump administration has indicted a publisher for revealing government secrets. read mor […]

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