Priorities for GEOINT Research at the National by National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life

By National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Mapping Science Committee, Committee on Basic and Applied Research Priorities in Geospatial Science for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

The nationwide Geospatial-Intelligence organisation (NGA) offers geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) to aid nationwide defense, either as a countrywide intelligence and a strive against help organisation. within the post-9/11 international, the necessity for speedier and extra exact geospatial intelligence is expanding. GEOINT makes use of imagery and geospatial information and data to supply wisdom for making plans, judgements, and motion. for instance, information from satellites, pilotless airplane and floor sensors are built-in with maps and different intelligence facts to supply place details on a possible goal. This record defines 12 challenging difficulties in geospatial technological know-how that NGA needs to get to the bottom of on the way to evolve their functions to fulfill destiny wishes. a few of the demanding study difficulties are with regards to integration of information amassed from an ever-growing number of sensors and non-spatial info resources, and research of spatial information accumulated in the course of a chain of time (spatio-temporal data). The file additionally indicates promising ways in geospatial technology and comparable disciplines for assembly those demanding situations. the result of this research are meant to assist NGA prioritize geospatial technological know-how learn instructions.

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Protection, Control, and Accounting of Nuclear Materials by National Research Council, Policy and Global Affairs,

By National Research Council, Policy and Global Affairs, Security, and Cooperation Development, Christopher Eldridge

The U.S. and Russian academies convened a workshop in 2003 for sharing top practices in nuclear fabrics defense, regulate, and accounting (MPC&A), together with the prestige and alertness of distant tracking applied sciences, body of workers matters, and either nationwide and overseas safeguards around the globe. The pursuits of the workshop have been to spot components within which the us and Russia can advertise top practices in MPC&A globally and extend U.S.-Russian cooperation on nuclear non-proliferation. The papers provided within the workshop and the results of workshop discussions shape the root for this workshop summary.

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Political Culture in Panama: Democracy after Invasion by Orlando J. Pérez

By Orlando J. Pérez

The main entire and empirically grounded research of the institutional and attitudinal elements that experience formed Panamanian politics because the 1989 U.S. invasion. Panama deals a different chance to appreciate the long term results of usa coverage and the demanding situations of creating democracy after an army invasion.

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Meanings of Violence in Contemporary Latin America by Maria Helena Rueda, Gabriela Polit Dueñas

By Maria Helena Rueda, Gabriela Polit Dueñas

This quantity comprises contributions of students from a number of fields - the social sciences, journalism, the arts and the humanities - whose paintings bargains insightful and leading edge how one can comprehend the devastating and extraordinary types of violence presently skilled in Latin the USA. As an interdisciplinary recreation, it deals an array of views that give a contribution to ongoing debates within the learn of violence within the quarter.

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The Force of Reason by Oriana Fallaci

By Oriana Fallaci

Oriana Fallaci is again together with her much-anticipated stick with as much as the trend and the satisfaction, her strong post-September eleven manifesto. The genesis for The strength of cause used to be a postscript entitled Due Anni Dopo (Two Years Later), which was once meant as a quick appendix to the 30th variation of the fashion and the satisfaction (2002). as soon as Ms. Fallaci accomplished the postscript, she selected to extend it right into a e-book, a continuation of her principles set in movement within the Rage and the Pride.In The strength of cause Fallaci takes target on the many assaults and dying threats she bought after the ebook of the trend and the satisfaction. Ms. Fallaci starts via choosing herself with one grasp Cecco, the writer of a heretical publication who used to be burnt on the stake through the Inquisition seven centuries in the past because of his ideals, and proceeds with a rigorous research of the burning of Troy and the production of a Europe that, to her judgment, isn't any longer her wide-spread native land yet really a spot most sensible known as Eurabia, a soon-to-be colony of Islam (with Italy as its stronghold). Ms. Fallaci explores her principles in old, philosophical, ethical, and political phrases, courageously addressing taboo themes with sharp common sense.

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The British Occupation of Indonesia: 1945-1946 by Richard McMillan

By Richard McMillan

;The British profession of Indonesia: 1945-1946 КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: RoutledgeСерия: Royal Asiatic Society BooksАвтор: Richard McMillanЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 2005Количество страниц: 262ISBN: 0–415–35551–6Формат: pdf (e-book)Размер: 5,54 mbBetween 1945 and 1946, Indonesia was once occupied through a British-Indian strength of roughly 45,000 males. the army profession of Indonesia bridged the distance among the give up of Japan and the resumption of Dutch rule. opposite to earlier stories, this ebook demonstrates that the career was once neither solely pro-Dutch nor pro-Indonesian; nor was once it the orderly affair portrayed within the professional histories. From first to final, the profession used to be chaotic: the British-Indian strength was once out of its intensity, struggling with a guerrilla conflict in a politically advanced scenario. the writer attracts on a vast variety of assets formerly now not to be had to students, akin to lately declassified govt papers and papers in deepest data. also, he conducted interviews with protagonists to aid his thesis. this can be the 1st paintings to systematically research the British profession of Indonesia. It appeals to students of ecu Imperialism, the second one global conflict, army historical past and the historical past of South and Southeast Asia. RAPIDили IFOLDER zero

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Social Media, Politics and the State: Protests, Revolutions, by Daniel Trottier, Christian Fuchs

By Daniel Trottier, Christian Fuchs

This publication is the fundamental consultant for figuring out how country strength and politics are contested and exercised on social media. It brings jointly contributions via social media students who discover the relationship of social media with revolutions, rebellion, protests, energy and counter-power, hacktivism, the country, policing and surveillance. It exhibits how collective motion and kingdom energy are comparable and clash as dialectical facets of social media energy, and the way strength and counter-power are disbursed during this dialectic. Theoretically centred and empirically rigorous research considers the two-sided contradictory nature of strength with regards to social media and politics. Chapters conceal social media within the context of phenomena akin to modern revolutions in Egypt and different nations, populism 2.0, anti-austerity protests, the fascist circulation in Greece's difficulty, nameless and police surveillance.

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