Archivi tag: Marco Capriz

The Big Con. We are all being played

di Marco Capriz We are being led to believe that the choice in front of us is between socialism and capitalism. That means demonizing the choice half the electorate makes. Instead we need to understand that both choices are wrong … Continua a leggere

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Environmental Ethics

di Marco Capriz Does a book, a plant, or a building have a good of its own? Can things be done in its best interest? Does it have interests? Or intrinsic value (i.e. value that is independent of its relationship … Continua a leggere

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An overview of Cyberwarfare

di Marco Capriz  Defining Cyberwarfare  Military scholars have been debating the evolution of warfare ever since Julius Caesar and Sun Tsu wrote about warfighting over two millennia ago. Warfare has undergone a faster evolution in the last 20 years than … Continua a leggere

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The delights of strange food

di Marco Capriz I once had a job that required travel. A lot of travel. This gets boring fast, I assure you. But there was one aspect of my job that required me at times to be in Indonesia on … Continua a leggere

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Enlightenment and Religion: An irreconcilable incompatibility?

di Marco Capriz The Age of Enlightenment marked the turning point in the way knowledge of the natural world and the way societies organize themselves was acquired. Knowledge shifted from something that was generally given to a population as instructions … Continua a leggere

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Three post 9/11 threats facing the Intelligence Community of the United States and its allies

di Marco Capriz Terrorism is the symptom, not the disease. Terrorism has no country. It’s transnational, as global an enterprise as Coke or Pepsi or Nike. At the first sign of trouble, terrorists can pull up stakes and move their … Continua a leggere

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SCADA insecurity: The most worrying cyber attack.

di Marco Capriz “As a young boy, I was taught in high school that hacking was cool.” Kevin Mitnick, one of the most famous hackers of all time. “Further, the next generation of terrorists will grow up in a digital … Continua a leggere

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Pakistan Inter Services Intelligence Directorate. Friend or Foe? An Intelligence Dilemma.

di Marco Capriz Overview Since the early 80s, we can observe two major factors that pushed the United States in to shaky alliances with Pakistan’s Intelligence services. Both were driven by the need to have knowledgeable personnel on the ground, … Continua a leggere

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The F35 Joint Strike Fighter: possibly the biggest waste of money ever spent on a defence procurement?

di Marco Capriz The first F35 Joint Strike Fighter was delivered to the Italian Air Force a few weeks ago. The aircraft, developed by the American company Lockheed Martin, has also been purchased by the UK, Australia, Japan and Israel … Continua a leggere

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