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Security Sensationalism: Hezbollah in Latin America

April 13, 2012

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In November of last year, the Republican presidential candidates were asked to speak about a national security issue that had not been receiving enough attention.  In response, three of the candidates reported that radical Islamist groups, namely Hamas and Hezbollah, were operating in Latin America across the Mexican border, presenting an “imminent threat to the […]

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Water Scarcity and Political Instability

March 28, 2012

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An intelligence report released last week discussed a security threat that presents a frightening picture of the world, one in which clean, usable water is increasingly scarce.  Water scarcity is in large part a result of increasing demand due to world population growth.  U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton said in a speech given at […]

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