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Authors@Google - David Kilcullen

Authors@Google – David Kilcullen

In the following talk given at Google, David Kilcullen discusses the primary points within his book, The Accidental Guerrilla. His 25 minute presentation is followed by a 40 minute Q&A with our notes posted below. The title of his book refers to members of the general populace that do not inherently hate the West but have […]

Entrusting Conservation to Poachers - John Kasaona

Entrusting Conservation to Poachers – John Kasaona

In contrast to the common perception that poachers are only exploiting wildlife, John Kasaona presents a way to encourage poachers to integrate local communities, global economies, and local wildlife. By reintegrating poachers into the community and managing wildlife locally, economic growth and successful wildlife conservation are both achievable. Integrated Rural Development and Nature Conservation (IRDNC) empowers local communities to manage wildlife conservation on their own […]

Teaching Children to Become Suicide Bombers - Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Teaching Children to Become Suicide Bombers – Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy recently explored the process of how the Taliban actively recruits and indoctrinates children to become suicide bombers. In a recent TED talk, she outlines a five step process of indoctrination. Her FRONTLINE documentary, Children of the Taliban, can be found here. The five step process for recruitment by the Taliban: Target poor, […]