PST expects that the threats to Norway and Norwegian interests in 2016 will continue to form a complex and varied picture. Assessing future threats will involve reviewing large quantities of unverified information from many different sources. By Siv Alsen, PST Events in other countries will also have direct and indirectContinue Reading

Allison McDowell-Smith, Ph.D. is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Management at Nichols College in Dudley, MA and Research Fellow at the International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism (ICSVE).   Allison McDowell-Smith earned her Ph.D. in Business Administration with a concentration in homeland security leadership and policy. Continue Reading

Mr. Putin has several geo-political goals for Russia. Among the weakening  of US position as a  single superpower and growing the territorial ambitions of the new Imperial-National-Socialist Russia over first-CIS countries and second-using her energy power to divide  and neutralize Europe by splitting it from the USA or create FinlandizationContinue Reading

Exactly 17 months have passed since the leader of Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, declared the establishment of an Islamic caliphate during a speech in Iraq, and it appears that, despite the world’s opposition, his words are coming true. By Yoni Ben Menachem, Jerusalem, Israel Edited by Arne Gerrit Halvorsen, Honningsvaag,Continue Reading