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Recruitment by Terror outfits

The debate about the recruitment of educated youth all over the world is not new. Some studies in the past had underlined that the students from science and technical backgrounds were more vulnerable to be recruited by terrorist outfits than those having social science backgrounds. An article published in Dhaka Tribune points out the same. Please see the details,  http://www.dhakatribune.com/bangladesh/crime/2017/04/19/militants-find-science-students-easier-radicalise/  

Lockheed Martin proposes way forward for multi-domain operations

The air, space and cyber domains are increasingly challenged by threats. To help address current and future threats, Bethesda, MD-based  Lockheed Martin  announced on April 11 that it will host a three-day war game exercise at its Center for Innovation or “The Lighthouse” in Suffolk, Virginia to show how cross domain command and control can be enhanced by operationally integrating air, space and cyber domains. “Asymmetric threats throughout the world underscore the need to stay inside our adversaries observe orient, decision action loop,” said Dr. Rob Smith, vice president of C4ISR for Lockheed Martin. “This exercise will look at ways to bring synergistic battlespace effects by merging the planning cycles of all three domains.” During this three-day exercise, Lockheed Martin will explore gaps and synergies in the air, space, and cyber planning processes that can provide insight into how to bring these stove-piped systems together. The exercise will use two teams, one integrated team