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Peter Apps

Peter Apps

    Global peace declines for first time since WWII
    Global peace declines for first time since WWII
    World peace has deteriorated steadily over the past seven years, with wars, militant attacks and crime reversing six earlier decades of gradual...
    Online videos showcase Syrian rebels' foreign weaponry
    Online videos showcase Syrian rebels' foreign weaponry
    His research, begun after he took redundancy late last year, has made him a self-taught expert on the weaponry of a conflict largely inaccessible...
    Cyberspace the new frontier in Iran's war with foes
    Cyberspace the new frontier in Iran's war with foes
    While the immediate threat of an Israeli military strike on its nuclear facilities has eased for now, Tehran's rulers are under increasing...
    Gaddafi's death avoids potentially embarrassing trial
    Gaddafi's death avoids potentially embarrassing trial
    Muammar Gaddafi's death from wounds received during the fall of Sirte means a long and complex trial that could have divided Libya and embarrassed...
    Press barons lose monopoly in Twitter era
    Press barons lose monopoly in Twitter era
    Britain's celebrities might no longer have to worry about the News of the World hacking phones or rifling their bins, but the manner of the...
    For China activists, hacking attacks a fact of life
    For China activists, hacking attacks a fact of life
    Even working on her laptop in Amnesty International's London headquarters or talking on her cellphone going around the city, Corinna-Barbara...
    Govts struggle to recruit, keep 'cyber warriors'
    Govts struggle to recruit, keep 'cyber warriors'
    Cyberspace is likely to be a key battleground for states in the 21st century but recruiting those with the technical skills to fight there and...
    Côte d'Ivoire: Coast is far from clear
    Côte d'Ivoire: Coast is far from clear
    Laurent Gbagbo may be on his way out in Côte d'Ivoire but Alassane Ouattara will inherit a divided country, an unsolved massacre and potential...
    Kidnap and ransom: Negotiating lives for cash
    Kidnap and ransom: Negotiating lives for cash
    When John Chase's phone rings, he does not know whether he will be called to deal with a Somali pirate hijacking, a Latin American commercial...
    World scrambles to contain food inflation
    World scrambles to contain food inflation
    Record high food prices are moving to the top of policymaker agendas, driven by fears it could stoke inflation, protectionism and unrest and dent...
    WikiLeaks shows 21st-century secrets harder to keep
    WikiLeaks shows 21st-century secrets harder to keep
    The diplomatic cables so far released by WikiLeaks might embarrass US diplomats but probably won't shatter any international relationships.
    Piracy not the only game in Indian Ocean naval build-up
    Piracy not the only game in Indian Ocean naval build-up
    In the waters of the Indian Ocean, international warships keep watch against Somali pirates -- but in the long run, newly arrived navies from...