Author: Pete Olsen

Leveraging Twitter Against the Islamic State

As we all know, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria readily exploits social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook to further their violent extremist agenda. They have recruited individuals, tracked and located military personnel, and broadcast their propaganda and achievements. From this perspective it seems like they are winning...

M4 Rifles along with side arm, knife, and ammunition belt sit at the ready

National Institute of Justice Hosts Seminar on Preventing Gun Violence

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is hosting a seminar titled “Preventing Gun Violence: Understanding Law Enforcement Responses and Improving Multi-disciplinary Partnership for Peace” on Wednesday, August 24th in Washington DC. The NIJ periodically organizes seminars that feature research pertaining to current policies and practices. The seminar will feature four...