In May, Costa Rica’s National System of Conservation Areas tested the use of unmanned aerial vehicles to monitor collect evidence of illegal fishing and poaching. In an email interview, Marco Quesada Alpízar, the director of Conservation International’s Costa Rica program, discussed Costa Rica’s fisheries policy.
It has been a summer of diplomatic breakthroughs at the U.N. Two weeks ago, the Security Council endorsed the Iranian nuclear agreement. This weekend, diplomats signed off on the Sustainable Development Goals. Despite talk of the world being increasingly divided, diplomats can still cut major deals.
Military strategists have long studied the “principles of war.” Yet while these principles apply to conventional warfighting, today the U.S. military is grappling with a new form of conflict: cyberwar. Instead of applying the traditional principles to cyberwar, it’s time to develop new principles.