Saturday, February 18, 2006
AC writes in with a pointer to an editorial by Gerald Caplan on what lessons the international community learned from the genocide in Rwanda in relation to the current situation in Darfur. This is a good read. Context is always stated to be incredibly important in dealing with security matters, but all too often the context of larger, geopolitical issues can be overlooked. Understanding "how the game is being played" at all levels allows us to refine and enhance our security and safety guidance as well as identify potential threats and risks that might not be readily apparent.