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I briefed Twitter executives in September 2016 about how Islamist terrorists were using the site and what the company could do about it. Until that point, the relationship between my organization, the Middle East Media Research Institute, or Memri, and the San Francisco-based social-media platform had been contentious. Twitter had repeatedly dismissed our calls to take action to stop jihadist infestation of the platform.

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On Tuesday, April 9th members Jermon Bafaty and Justin Freeh from BENS joined the Strategic Leaders International Course (SLIC), a 4-week program by USSOCOM for emerging leaders from allied nations. Alongside discussions on U.S. leadership…

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BENS Board Member, Denis Bovin

BENS Board member Denis Bovin has joined SHIELD’s National Security Advisory Board as a Senior Advisor. SHIELD is run by Co-Founder and Co-Managing Partner, Raj Shah, a California Member.

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BENS President & CEO, General Ray

BENS President & CEO, General Ray will be a keynote speaker for the 9th Annual Hemispheric Security Conference, The Hemispheric Security Conference (HSC) is an annual conference held where experts from academia, governmental…

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