Through a prism darkly

2013 will be remembered as the year when the world woke up to the dramatic changes occurring in the world of security in the internet age. The Snowden revelations have exposed the highest level of online espionage and the vulnerability of online data to attack. The latest leaks, published in German newspaper Der Spiegel, allege that …..

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Creating a ‘British’ Higher Educational Ethos: Examples from Egypt

After the Arab Spring, education reform is key to political development, and in Egypt, says Leslie Croxford, the values of a British higher education resonate with the aspirations of Tahrir Square’s protesters. This article will focus on the creation of new universities in foreign settings. This might mean that those creating the university come from …..

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Multiculturalism, Assimilationism and Modernity

Leonardo de Arrizabalaga y Prado considers the relationship between multiculturalism, modernity and security. Multiculturalism has failed. So say a British Prime Minister, a German Chancellor, and politicians, academics, and journalists, in Europe, America and elsewhere. For such politicians, multiculturalism threatens security. It leads to alien enclaves; no-go zones where the law of the land is …..

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