Tagged: international relations

2019 Trafficking in Persons Report Released

The United States Department of State has released the 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report. This paper is a guide for the pubic to see the full range of human trafficking. Although many governments, communities, and organizations help survivors of human trafficking. Some many have a narrow understanding of traffickers and...

US Patrol in Indo-Pacific

Inaugural Indo-Pacific Strategy Report Released

The U.S. Department of Defense released its inaugural 2019 Indo-Pacific Strategy Report: Preparedness, Partnerships, and Promoting a Networked Region, highlighting the importance of the Indo-Pacific region in American politics, economics, and homeland security. The U.S. has five Pacific states that include Hawaii, California, Washington, Oregon and Alaska and four territories...

Midyear “Snapshot” of Terror

With primaries coming to an end and the general election in sight, the continued threat of terrorism will be fiercely debated in the weeks and months to come. Candidates will, hopefully, submit policy recommendations based on current trends and data. Luckily for the electorate, the Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL)...

The U.N. Security Council Needs Your Help!

In 2004, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), concerned over the threat of illicit trafficking of nuclear material and technology, passed Resolution 1540. The resolution, seeking to prevent non state actors from acquiring Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), requires states to penalize parties attempting to proliferate WMD and install domestic...

2015 Global Forecast: Crisis and Opportunity

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) released its annual Global Forecast report for 2015. The 2015 Global Forecast: Crisis and Opportunity publication, “…provid[es] analysis of the key issues that will determine the future trajectory of American power in 2015 and beyond.” This analysis evaluates possible crises and opportunities...

U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission 2013 Joint Report

  On December 27, 2013, NSC [National Security Council] Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden released a statement giving an overview of the U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission 2013 Joint Report. Currently in its fourth year, the Commission Report illustrates how its, “[…] structure has evolved and grown to reflect [the United States and...