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What drives siblings to unite in terror?

Posted On April 8, 2016
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Mia Bloom speaks to The New York Times after it was discovered two of the Brussels suicide bombers were brothers. Bloom estimates that around 30 percent of terror group members share family ties, and recruitment is beginning on entire families in Europe: “Right now, we are seeing a lot of siblings carrying out these attacks,”… more »

The Guardian highlights Powers and Jablonski’s discussion on internet freedom and Google

Posted On March 10, 2016
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The Real Cyber War by Shawn Powers and Michael Jablonski is featured in an article that explores Google’s Jigsaw. Google’s new holding company, Alphabet, recently rebranded Google Ideas to Jigsaw. Jigsaw’s stated mission is to use technology to tackle geopolitics. The book is referenced while discussing Google’s dominance of the data economy. Read… more »

Dr. Shawn Powers’ examines secrecy in international relations for The Guardian

Posted On September 17, 2015
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In an August 12, 2015 interview of The Guardian, Dr. Shawn Powers, an Assistant Professor of Communication at Georgia State University, discussed the importance of secrecy in correspondence, within the sphere of international relations.

Powers recounts that countries often maintained a standard of respect for privacy throughout history. However, with the height of the Internet… more »

Dr. Tony Lemieux discusses definitions of terrorism for the Huffington Post

Posted On September 17, 2015
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In a June 24, 2015 Huffington Post live interview, Dr. Tony Lemieux, an Assistant Director of Global Studies Institute at Georgia State University discussed the importance of developing a more inclusive definition of terrorism.

Lemieux explains that because the media and society are so reluctant to call these domestic right-wing extremist groups “terrorists,” it becomes… more »