By United Nations
Read or Download Building the architecture for sustainable space security: conference report 30-31 March 2006 PDF
Similar war & peace books
This monograph examines the function of civil society teams in peace construction in 3 clash areas in India's Northeast--Assam, Naga Hills/Nagaland, and Mizo Hills/Mizoram. those political conflicts are complicated with every one clash representing a cacophony of competing, usually zero-sum calls for. In investigating the position of civil society teams, the learn distinguishes among legitimate (between the govt. of India and sure rebel organisations) and unofficial peace techniques on the neighborhood point that makes coexistence of numerous groups attainable regardless of the continued violence.
We're in a nation of great worldwide unrest with wars, acts of terrorism, genocide, epidemics and untold typical failures. often times scholars are in danger due to security matters inside of their faculties, from extremist perspectives that discriminate opposed to acquiring schooling, from societal concerns that raise anxiousness and melancholy, or even in particular circumstances from corruption in govt that hinder scholars from getting access to education.
All international locations, areas and associations are finally outfitted on a level of consensus, on a collective dedication to an idea, trust or price approach. This consensus is consistently rephrased and reinvented via a story of unity and challenged by means of expressions of discontent and discord. The historical past of the Low nations is characterized through either a striving for consensus and eruptions of discord, either internally and from exterior demanding situations.
- Liberal Peace and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding in Africa
- Peace in the Post-Reformation (Birkbeck Lectures)
- Blair’s Just War: Iraq and the Illusion of Morality
- Price of peace
Additional info for Building the architecture for sustainable space security: conference report 30-31 March 2006
O n the question of emerging ASAT technologies, questions were asked about research being conducted outside the United States in this area. The consensus among the experts was that very little research is being carried out in Western Europe or the Russian Federation, although it is difficult to be sure in some instances. For example, there tends to be suspicions that governments are willing to develop ASAT capabilities when they are funding research on, or the development of, micro-satellites, as such systems are susceptible to being converted into ASAT weapons.
The private sector and the security of outer space Stephen Stott, New Skies Satellites Since the early days of space exploration two basic principles have governed the use of space: right of access and freedom of navigation. As of 2006, there are many new and independent operators and space has become a truly open environment, comparable to the high seas when they were of prime importance to public, private and governmental agencies for civil;commercial and military operations. This surge in space-based activity has been met with a matching surge in irresponsible use, debris, radio frequency contamination and commercial piracy.
The problem with kinetic energy weapons, apart from their questionable feasibility (and particularly the infrared homingtechnology), is the creation of debris that, just like nuclear weapons, can harm friendly satellites as well as the intended target. Indeed, the KEASAT project included the development of a sheet of Mylar plastic to hinder the scattering of the debris. This apparently proved too difficult to make. For these reasons, the hit-to-kill method has now lost favour. A new solution appears to be the ejection of the target satellite out of orbit by a micro- or nano-satellite: rather than smashing it.