Tibet: why is China so nervous? » Indian Defence Review

Tibet: why is China so nervous? » Indian Defence Review.

China is slowly but surely tightening its grip on Tibet. The latest sign is the ‘upgradation’ of the status of the Tibet Armed Police’s Political Commissar. The Global Times yesterday announced : “China’s Central Military Commission upgraded the political status of the political commissar of the Armed Police Corps of the Tibet Autonomous Region, indicating the central government’s determination to safeguard regional stability”.

The 5 biggest organized crime groups in the world

The 5 biggest organized crime groups in the world.

Cyber crime is grabbing the headlines these days, but the largest criminal gangs are still making most of their money from drugs, sex, and extortion. It’s tough to go even a few months without seeing the effects of organized crime on the economy and everyday life. The most salient example these days is the rash of thefts of credit card data from big-name retail chains like Home Depot and Target.

Dubai’s dark side targeted by international finance police | Business | The Observer

Dubai's dark side targeted by international finance police | Business | The Observer.

Fears are intensifying that the emirate has become a global centre for terror funding, money-laundering, drug money and mafia cash.

Advanced Analytic Techniques: Bayesian Reasoning Method For Intelligence Using Natural Frequencies

Advanced Analytic Techniques: Bayesian Reasoning Method For Intelligence Using Natural Frequencies.

Jennifer Lee’s 2007 Mercyhurst thesis contains three experiments that suggest an efficient way for teaching a Bayesian reasoning technique to intelligence analysts and indicate that using natural frequencies when modeling a problem increases forecasting accuracy compared to modeling a problem using conditional probabilities when solving intelligence-related Bayesian problems.

US lifts 40-year arms ban to boost Vietnam sea defence | Zee News

US lifts 40-year arms ban to boost Vietnam sea defence | Zee News.

Washington: In a decision likely to anger China, the US is partly lifting a 40-year ban on arms sales to former foe Vietnam to help boost defences in the tense South China Sea. The historic easing of the ban in place since the end of the Vietnam War in 1975 will only apply to maritime equipment, State Department officials stressed, and comes amid warming ties and as Hanoi makes « modest » improvements to human rights.

Strengthen India’s Aerospace Power » Indian Defence Review

Strengthen India’s Aerospace Power » Indian Defence Review.

India missed out on the first industrial revolution and as a result, for centuries, we remained an agrarian society. A large part of our population continued to languish in poverty. Today, India is resurgent. The Indian economy is galloping, growing at the rate of eight to nine percent and possibly at ten percent very soon. India appears to be firmly poised on the road to economic prosperity.

India, US agree to revitalise ties, enhance cooperation in areas of defence, security, energy

India, US agree to revitalise ties, enhance cooperation in areas of defence, security, energy | NetIndian.

India and the United States today agreed to revitalise their relationship and find new areas for collaboration and mutual benefit, including civil nuclear energy, space, agriculture, science and technology and education, and deepen and broaden the existing framework of partnership and friendship.

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