Comparing the Middle East & Africa
Lowy Institute for International Policy -
Do 'viral ideas', spread via the internet, lead to government instability?
Dr. Jennifer Sims, Director of Intelligence Studies and Visiting Professor, Georgetown University, gives on her view on how internet penetration is empowering citizens, particularly in developing countries, and governments need to take notice.
Dr. Sims spoke to the Lowy Institute and invited guests in Canberra on 26 July 2012 as part of the Lowy Institute's UNISYS National Security Event Series. This the second of a three part video series. The first, 'Intelligence and the Information age' can be viewed here: vimeo.com/48424929 and the third 'Women in Intelligence Studies' here: vimeo.com/49428279.