Tagged: analysis

How Beneficial are Crime Analysts?

A survey conducted by the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) in 2008 concluded that “89% of responding agencies reported having staff whose primary or secondary duty was crime analysis.” Since then, there have been ongoing budget cuts, making it necessary to cut down on all non-essential positions. Without data on...

How U.S. Oil Will Affect the World

The “Oil Security 2025: U.S. National Security Policy in an Era of Domestic Oil Abundance” report produced by the Commission on Energy and Geopolitics gives a scenario-based analysis of the future global supply and demand for oil. The Commission relays the more than monetary price of America’s oil dependency in...

State Department Report on the Benghazi Attack

The U.S. Department of State has recently released a report examining the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya in September of this year. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ordered the Accountability Review Board (ARB) “to examine the facts and circumstances surrounding the September 11-12, 2012, killings of four...

2012 Global Terrorism Index

The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) has released their newest report titled “2012 Global Terrorism Index” (GTI). This report “is a comprehensive body of work which systematically ranks the nations of the world according to their terrorist activity” over the past ten years. In addition to the report, IEP...

Analysis of Chinese Investments in the U.S. Economy

The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission recently released a report, “An Analysis of Chinese Investments in the U.S. Economy,” which investigates “sectoral and regional patterns of Chinese foreign direct investment (FDI), economic benefits for the U.S. economy, and U.S. regulation and oversight.” The report states that Chinese investment in...