Forward-Based Forces in Djibouti

The tiny country of Djibouti, uniquely situated where the Africa, Arabia and Somalia tectonic plate boundaries meet, is becoming recognized as a strategic location for military efforts. French, US, and Japan’s armed forces, currently based in the area guarding the Bab-el-Mandeb Straight, are assigned missions on this triple front. [node:read-more:link]

Changing the Disaster Response Paradigm

Team Rubicon is a non-profit disaster relief organization that unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams and prove that natural hazards don’t have to result in billions of dollars in recovery spending. [node:read-more:link]

Threatcasting and the Lessons it Offers

Government strategists around the world are hard at work trying to out-think would-be bad guys in an effort to keep their citizens safe from harm. Cyber and IoT vulnerabilities, climate change, nationalism – all are combining to make life difficult for those tasked with keeping us safe. [node:read-more:link]


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