Leonardo de Arrizabalaga y Prado The New Security Programme’s Roundtable on Culture and Security The Travellers’ Club, Pall Mall, London June 1st, 2006 My Lords, Ladies and Gentlemen, we are gathered together here today to discuss culture, defence and security. We do so not just in theory, but in practice, for we have a task …..
Leonardo de Arrizabalaga y Prado ICT, information and communications technology, is a powerful tool, transforming education, culture and society. We in online education have a vital role to play, and choices to make. What kind of education, culture and society do we want? How shall we use the power in our hands to achieve them? …..
This in-depth article explores the relationship between kleptocracy and democracy.
Is Putin Hitler? This article explores similarities and differences between the two.
Modern Security Culture (MSC) is an online journal published by the New Security Foundation. It is founded in response to the ancient question: ‘Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?’ ‘Who is to guard the guardians themselves?’ Our answer is: We are.
The first question is whether anything can still be kept secret; the second is whether, ultimately, “security” can still be imposed, and the third is whether, if the answer to either or both of the first two is “no” or even just “maybe”, what can be done about it?
Higher Education in Egypt is now faced with taking into account the one element which has always been its raison d’etre but that it has failed to recognize – at least since 1952 – and effectively neutered: the student body….What is needed is a monumental change of mentality.
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 …..
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 …..