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The Big Data Backlash: News Roundup, March 31 – April 7

Posted: April 7, 2014 at 4:22 pm   /   Economics, From the Editors, Law, Politics, Security

All big ideas face a backlash: big data is no different. This week, we’re exploring common criticisms of the use of big data.

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Big Data and You: Weekly Round-Up

Posted: March 7, 2014 at 10:55 am   /   From the Editors, Law, Review Issues, Security

This week’s news on big data: privacy, public health, and the “scary” state of cybersecurity.

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An Interview with Yaniv Barzilai

Posted: February 21, 2014 at 9:50 am   /   Interviews, Law, Regional, Security

SAIS alumnus Yaniv Barzilai, a foreign service officer at the United States Department of State, discusses his recent book, 102 Days of War – How Osama bin Laden, al Qaeda & the Taliban Survived 2001.

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Supplement to the Summer/Fall 2013 Issue: Terror on the Seas: Assessing the Threat of Modern Day Piracy

Posted: February 10, 2014 at 5:00 pm   /   Development, Economics, Law, Regional, Review Issues, Security, Web Articles

Maritime piracy is a major post-Cold War challenge to U.S. and international security. While the Greater Gulf of Aden represents the face of modern maritime piracy, the threat is larger than just the Puntland region of Somalia and the Bab el-Mandeb waterway. Brandon Prins, Ursula Daxevker, and Amanda Sanford look at the current threats posed by modern-day piracy.

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Seeking Student Submissions: Big Data

Posted: January 13, 2014 at 8:05 pm   /   Economics, From the Editors, Law, Politics, Review Issues, Technology

The SAIS Review of International Affairs is now seeking submissions from SAIS students on the topic of Big Data.

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