Alexandra Zakreski Women in Security

Military Rape Culture: Endemic or Epidemic?

In the past year there has been an influx of reports on a supposed “rape culture” within the United States military. Female soldiers have come forward in large numbers alleging that they experienced sexual harassment, assault, and even repeated rape at the hands of their male colleagues and superiors.

Alexandra Zakreski Cyber Security and Emerging Threats

Obama’s New Drone Policy: A Step to End the War on Terror or Much of the Same?

In a major policy speech on Thursday, May 23, US President Barack Obama introduced several important, yet subtle, changes in the character and course of the American war on terror. The most notable changes came in the form of unmanned drone strike procedures, where lethal drones have been used to target Al-Qaeda operatives in Pakistan Read More…