Ever since the rise of true democracies in the 18th century, civil libertarians have been leery of an excess of governmental snooping into private lives — and well they should be. There have been numerous occasions, in the United States (e.g., World War I’s Sedition Act, and the post 9/11 PATRIOT Act) in which well-established civil liberties have withered away under the invasive glare of government scrutiny.

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Did you ever meet somebody who knew everything about you from your looks alone? Did you quiver, sweat, or back away? Did the person know you were lying? Did you think that only a psychic could know so much about you?

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The Four States as explained by Colonel Jeff Cooper Colonel Jeff Cooper, a famous firearms instructor and writer, discussed four levels of situational awareness. Called “Cooper Colour Codes,” people go from one, mental state to the next-highest one, as the situation demands it. By recognising these conditions, and knowing what each of them mean, you

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Today’s corporations need not only high level of security but also good risk management practices. Proper risk management also helps organizations take advantage of various new opportunities and business ventures. As an important step of risk management, you need to identify why you need it. This article will help you realize its importance and ways

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The foreign affairs bureaucracy has many layers and is composed of many (sometimes competing) departments, which are bureaucratic in nature. Basically, that means that the departments involved engage in groupthink, they are slow to change, they look out for their own best interests, and they emphasize the importance of their own departments in order to

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WHY PALESTINIAN CROWDS CELEBRATED 9 /11 One of the most enduring, shocking and thought – provoking images seen in the aftermath of the Al – Qaeda attack on the World Trade Center on 9 / 11 was the footage of Palestinians dancing in the streets of the West Bank, celebrating the attack and the casualties

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Factors In Vessel Defense Shipboard security depends upon four primary factors. The first is an understanding of the adversary, second is proper training, and third is the provision of proper equipment and support; the last is having the willingness to defend the vessel. The failure to provide any one of these may result in the

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This article is what Ray Mancini believes, are the main issues that poses the greatest risks in the transport industry. The article has not been written to provide all encompassing solutions to the problems but rather providing simple, cost effective and achievable solutions that focus on the five key topics. If utilised wisely, these solutions

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I have recently been asked by the Sunday Times and the Media to provide my opinion on Ms Rinehart’s personal security concerns in the light of recent publicity surrounding her court case and the legal action taken by her children. Security factors in the Rinehart family case Media articles and news headlines heighten the local

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We often hear America being proclaimed as the land of the free, the perfect model of democratic and liberal governance that countries around the world should aim to emulate. It is also where the first amendment is supposedly commemorated, valued and respected. Declaring that the citizens of such a glorified superpower are encountering situations of

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