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8 great talks on war and peace8 great talks on war and peace

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

“Walls don’t work,” James Stavridis declared at TEDGlobal 2012. A highly accomplished Navy Admiral, Stavridis recalls 20th-century phenomena like trench warfare and the Berlin Wall. “Instead of building walls for security, we need to build bridges.” In his brass-tacks talk, Stavridis lays down a vision of “open-source security,” which he defines as “connecting the international, […]


Open-source security: James Stavridis at TEDGlobal 2012Open-source security: James Stavridis at TEDGlobal 2012

Posted By Ben Lillie

Photo: James Duncan Davidson Admiral James Stavridis is the Supreme Commander of NATO. He is a proponent of what he calls open-source security. He is looking at 21st century security in a very different way than we’ve looked at security before. From walls to bridges Looking back to the security paradigm of the recent past, he […]