Berto Jongman: Sick Inside – Death & Neglect in US Jails

Sick Inside: Death and Neglect in US Jails Fault Lines investigates the $12bn industry of correctional healthcare and the surge in jail deaths in the US. “When you combine the profit motive with a literally captive market of unpopular people, it’s a recipe for bad outcomes and, often, lethal outcomes,” David Fathi of the ACLU …

Berto Jongman: Hybrid Conflict Security Pulse

Hybrid Conflict The Global Security Pulse (GSP) tracks emerging security trends and risks worldwide, allowing you to stay ahead in new security developments. This month we present novel developments and must-reads on hybrid conflict. Our research suggests that the international security environment is increasingly characterized by hybrid strategies that fall under military, political, economic, information, and …

Berto Jongman: Pentagon Worried About Its Own Collapse in 20 Years…

Pentagon Report Predicts Collapse of US Military Within 20 Years Faced with the challenges of global climate change as well as the refugee crisis and armed conflicts it will create, the U.S. military may very well collapse. That’s the dire conclusion of a Pentagon-commissioned report about the future of the military, first published online in …

Berto Jongman: Better Human Progress Measures?

A New Way to Measure Human Progress Over the last 30 years, the shift from looking just at GDP to judging countries on health and education outcomes has produced real progress, as the world has improved its human development index by over 20% since 1990 and, more meaningfully, in the least developed countries by over …

Berto Jongman: China’s Total Surveillance Program

China’s New Cybersecurity Program: NO Place to Hide The Chinese government has been working for several years on a comprehensive Internet security/surveillance program.  This program is based on the Cybersecurity Law adopted on 2016. The plan is vast and includes a number of subsidiary laws and regulations. On December 1, 2018, the Chinese Ministry of …