The 2018 Public Report on the Terrorism Threat to Canada originally cited “Sikh (Khalistani) extremist ideologies and movements” among the top five national security issues for the country, but this was later replaced in a revised version of the report by “extremists who support violent means to establish an independent state within India” following pressure from an international lobby campaign that advocates for an independent Khalistan, the report said. … [Read more...] about Pakistan main force behind drive to create ‘so-called Khalistan’: Canadian think tank
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For years, ‘ICT security specialist’ has been on Immigration New Zealand’s long-term skills shortage list. According to the Digital Skills Forum, the country has relied on supplementing the insufficient, local workforce with imported talent. But strict border controls in place in response to Covid-19 are likely to impact the numbers of skilled migrants able to enter the country. … [Read more...] about What can NZ organisations learn from the recent cyber attacks?
The Arctic Slope Regional Corp., the only regional Native corporation that has rights to future oil revenues from the subsurface land it owns beneath ANWR, has demanded that other corporations stop asking Congress to require the company to share any of its oil wealth, according to a letter obtained by the Alaska Dispatch News. … [Read more...] about Native Alaskans divided over oil drilling in pristine Arctic refuge and the potential riches it could bring
The global land-use projections in the report show that without changes in diet -- food production (including food loss and waste) is a major driver -- the issue of land-use cannot be addressed. Food production causes 70% of terrestrial biodiversity loss and 50% of freshwater biodiversity loss. This is critical for India because it is the world’s largest producer of milk, pulses and jute, and ranks as the second-largest producer of rice, wheat, sugarcane and groundnut, WWF’s India factsheet said. … [Read more...] about Humans pushing 1 in 3 freshwater species to extinction
For instance, the CIA helped South African agency BOSS spy on Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress in the 1960s; in exchange for providing the CIA with information about Libyans with ties to international terrorism, Libya was permitted to interrogate prisoners at Guantanamo Bay; and the CIA has worked closely with their Ethiopian counterpart in the Horn of Africa, despite the latter's documented abuses against political opponents, the press, and detainees. … [Read more...] about What Information Do Intelligence Agencies Share With Each Other Internationally?