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GlobalSecurity.org In the News

May 2014 News

  1. John Kerry suggests new direction By Jack Encarnacao Boston Herald May 19, 2014 -- John Pike of GlobalSecurity.org said Kerry’s message aligns with the concerns of countries like South Korea and Japan — voiced to Obama during his recent trips there — that America might not step in if a hostile neighbor threatens regional stability, as Russia did with its invasion of Ukraine, or Syria with its violent suppression of rebellion that has included the use of chemical weapons.
  2. Sensenbrenner's claim of a reduced troop count is off base By Dave Umhoefer Milwaukee Journal Sentinel May 18, 2014 -- “Today's Army is vastly more capable, even at a fraction of the headcount,” John Pike, director of Globalsecurity.org, told us.
  3. Nigeria: The Diminished Stature of Nigeria's Military Forces By Muhammad Al-Ghazali Daily Trust May 13, 2014 -- The nucleus of 18 able-bodied men according to a report published by the GlobalSecurity.org, later metamorphosed into the West African Frontier Force (WAFF), the Queen's Own Nigerian Regiment (QONR), the Nigerian Military Force (NMF) in 1956, and the Royal Nigerian Army in 1960.
  4. Emails Between Google and NSA Suggest Ongoing Cooperation: Reports By Chris Burt Web Host Industry Review May 07, 2014 -- John Pike, director and founder of GlobalSecurity.org told VentureBeat: “The large telecom companies, including Internet companies, have an extremely intimate relationship with the NSA. How could it be otherwise?”
  5. Friends separated by civil war in South Sudan reunite at Fort Lee By Louis Lllovio Richmond Times-Dispatch May 05, 2014 -- According to the GlobalSecurity.org, an organization that provides information on defense, space, intelligence, and homeland security, the seeds for Sudan’s first civil war were planted in February 1953.
  6. Special Operations a Valuable Tool In Dealing With Bloody African Conflicts By Dan Parsons National Defense May 2014 -- A 12-man team can recruit a brigade-level unit of indigenous troops to turn the tide of regional conflicts, said Tim Brown, senior fellow at Globalsecurity.org.