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Pandemic Preparedness in the Wake of Ebola -CSIS Symposium

by Stephen Taylor, Biodefense MS student On Thursday May 17, 2018, the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) brought together health security experts from around the globe for a symposium on pandemic preparedness...


DHS Seeks BioWatch Laboratory Staffing Support

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is seeking laboratory staffing support services for its BioWatch Laboratory Response Network (LRN) laboratories throughout the United States. Established in 2003, the mission of the BioWatch [Read more]...


Two North Koreans defect to South: Yonhap

Seoul (AFP) May 19, 2018 – Two North Koreans defected to the South across the Yellow Sea on Saturday, a South Korean news report said, citing a government source. “A small boat was spotted...


KADEX 2018: Orlan-10E makes international debut

The Orlan-10E (E for export) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) developed by Russian industry has made its international debut at the KADEX 2018 defence show in Astana, Kazakhstan. The Orlan-10 system comprises two to four...


Violent risks intelligence bulletin – 24 May 2018

Americas Brazil – 23 May 2018: Media reported that a strike by non-unionised truck drivers had left petrol stations without fuel in the states of Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul,...


NASAMS: beyond an air-defence system

From its origins as a domestic medium-range air-defence solution for the Royal Norwegian Air Force, the Kongsberg/Raytheon NASAMS has developed an international footprint with versatility beyond its original remit. Robin Hughes maps the evolution...

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