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Frederic Lemieux

Dr. Lemieux joined the George Washington University in 2006 and he is jointly appointed at the Department of Sociology and the College of Professional Studies. He received his Ph.D. in Criminology from the University of Montreal in 2002. Dr. Lemieux’s research has focused on policing, homeland security, and cybersecurity. He is currently conducting studies on cyber defense and intelligence sharing on cyber threats. Dr. Lemieux has also published various journal articles examining crime control during major disasters, counter-terrorism, intelligence agencies, and police cooperation. He has published six books; Militarization of the Police Apparatus (2005), Norms and Practices in Criminal Intelligence (2006), Homeland Security Handbook (2007), International Police Cooperation (2010, Crime During Disasters (2010), Economic Development, Crime, and Policing (2014). He is currently working on a new book on Strategic Cyber Operations to be published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2015.

5 things to know about mass shootings in America

May 19, 2018 21:39 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

At least 10 students were killed at a Santa Fe, Texas high school on May 18 after a classmate opened fire with a shotgun and a .38 revolver. The shooting came just three months after another teen shooter killed 17 in...

What is terrorism? What do terrorists want?

May 24, 2017 15:30 pm UTC| Insights & Views

Editors note: The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack at the Manchester Arena that claimed at least 22 lives and hospitalized 59 more people. One victim was just eight years old. The mayor of Manchester...

Six myths about national security intelligence

Jan 26, 2017 06:42 am UTC| Insights & Views Technology

President Trump has gotten off to a rough start with the intelligence community. The day after being sworn in, Trump spoke at CIA headquarters in an apparent attempt to mend his relationship with the agency. The...

After the 2016 presidential election: Fear, protest and what comes next

Nov 21, 2016 02:09 am UTC| Insights & Views Politics Economy

Since the results of the presidential election were made public, we have witnessed the emergence of a resistance movement protesting the election of Donald Trump. Protests have taken place in at least 52 American...

What is terrorism, and is it getting worse?

Sep 20, 2016 01:29 am UTC| Insights & Views Life

A bomb exploded in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan on Saturday, injuring 29 people. Police discovered a second explosive device nearby. Like the bomb used in the Boston Marathon attack, these devices were built from...

Why is it so hard to improve American policing?

Jul 08, 2016 23:12 pm UTC| Insights & Views Law

The use of lethal force by police officers in Minnesota and Baton Rouge has once again sparked protests over the violent dynamic between citizens and the police. The ideal today is democratic policing, a concept...

2016 Brussels Bombings

Brussels attacks: how radicalization happens and who is at risk

Mar 22, 2016 17:05 pm UTC| Insights & Views

Two bombings in Brussels have killed dozens of people and injured over 100, only days after one of the Paris attackers was arrested in the citys Molenbeek suburb. The Islamic State (ISIS) has reportedly claimed the...

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Economy

UK gilts narrowly mixed ahead of BoE’s monetary policy decision, Governor Carney’s speech

The UK gilts remained narrowly mixed during European session Wednesday ahead of Bank of Englands (BoE) monetary policy meeting, scheduled to be held on June 21 and Governor Mark Carneys speech, following the decision, for...

Euro area’s lower growth indicators, Italy’s political uncertainty dampen prospects of higher Nordic exports: Danske Bank

Lower growth indicators in the euro area dampen the prospects for the most important markets for Nordic exports, and the political uncertainty in Italy also risks undermining European growth, according to the latest...

Upward pressure on USD/CNY likely to affect remaining Asian exchange rates, says Commerzbank

An upward pressure on the USD/CNY exchange rate is expected to affect the remaining Asian exchange rates, according to the latest research report from Commerzbank. The Chinese stock market fell sharply yesterday in...

Bank Negara Malaysia likely to maintain OPR at 3.25 pct for rest of this year, says ANZ Research

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is expected to maintain the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) at 3.25 percent for the rest of this year and the appointment of a new Governor is unlikely to change the central banks reaction function,...

Global Geopolitical Series: U.S. imposes AD on imports of low melt polyester fiber from South Korea and Taiwan

Yesterday, U.S. Commerce Department slapped anti-dumping duty (AD) on imports low melt polyester staple fiber from South Korea and Taiwan as it announced final results of an AD investigation that was initiated by the...

Politics

Venezuelans are boycotting their presidential election

Venezuelas May 20 presidential election may be an election in name only. Nicolás Maduro is widely expected to be reelected as Venezuelas president despite his 20 percent approval rating and profound mismanagement...

Ramaphosa's new dawn: much better, but not nearly enough

Cyril Ramaphosas rise to power has been greeted enthusiastically by most South Africans. Their hope is that the new president represents a leadership cohort within the governing African National Congress (ANC) thats...

Profile: Avigdor Lieberman, Israel's hardline defence minister

One of the most divisive figures in Israeli politics, Avigdor Lieberman, has been his countrys defence minister since May 2016. Despite his publicly acrimonious relationship with the prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu,...

The first terrorist act in Indonesian prison: the triggers and how to prevent them

Indonesia witnessed another terrorist act last week. But, this time, it occurred in a maximum-security detention centre located at the polices Mobile Brigade headquarters in Depok, West Java. More than 150 terrorist...

South Africa's print media is failing to empower citizens on corruption

The mainstream media can play an important role in fighting corruption. Investigative journalists in South Africa, for instance, helped to expose how the politically connected Gupta family captured elements of the...

Science

Bacteria Could Be the Key To Breathing on Mars, Study Says

The atmosphere on Mars is so thin that humans wont be able to breathe on the red planet unless they are wearing space suits. With plans to colonize it, wearing the bulky apparel would pose a considerable level of...

Magnets Could Be the Key to Better Wine, Study Finds

Humans have been making wine since pre-historic times, with the discovery of alcoholic beverages made from honey dating thousands of year back. Throughout the millennia, new methods for wine-making have cropped up. This...

Antipsychotic Drugs Increases Risks Of Obesity and Diabetes In Children, Study Says

Update: The article previously mentioned that antipsychotic drugs were used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The study does not mention this fact and we apologize for the inaccurate statement....

Scientists Just Found A Black Hole That Is Eating Everything In Its Path

Black holes are some of the most terrifying subjects in the realm of science. Not only do they offer a glimpse into the raw power that is present in the universe, they also invoke undefinable terror in those who imagine...

Salt Could Prevent Hearing Loss After An Explosion

In movies, whenever a bomb goes off or an explosion occurs, there is that iconic moment where sounds are muffled and there is a high-pitched ring that pervades the whole scene. While films can go over-the-top with regards...

Technology

Employees Ask Microsoft CEO to Cut Ties with ICE Following Family Separations at U.S. Borders

Just like many people in and outside of the United States, employees of tech giant Microsoft have expressed their disappointment over the issue of family separation at the U.S. borders and called on CEO Satya Nadella to...

Keepsafe Launches Its Own Browser for 'Discreet' Surfing

Software company Keepsafe further expands its online security-focused services by introducing its very own mobile browser app. In the past several years, major online companies such as Google and Mozilla have introduced...

Developers Part Ways with Analytics Software Red Shell Following Claims That It's Spyware

Recently, a lot of video game fans have raised concern that the analytics software Red Shell is a type of spyware. So, several video game developers responded by dropping their partnership with the company. First, what...

Leading South Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb Hacked; $31.5M Stolen

Bithumb, the leading cryptocurrency exchange in South Korea, has been hit by hackers, Cointelegraph reported. The attackers made off with 35 billion won ($31.5 million), which resulted in the exchange ceasing its deposit,...

Facebook Develops AI Program That Fixes Photos with Blinking Subjects

The use of artificial intelligence extends to fixing photos where subjects, by accident, have their eyes closed, and a Facebook research aims to introduce a program that can produce realistic results. Facebook engineers...
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