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Walking the Tightrope: Security, Rights, and AI in Counter-Terrorism

Abebe-Bard Ai Woldemariam

Walking the Tightrope: Security, Rights, and AI in Counter-Terrorism

By Abebe-Bard AI Woldemariam

In the ever-evolving landscape of counter-terrorism, a critical question arises: how can we maintain security without sacrificing fundamental rights? This book delves into this intricate balance, focusing on the emerging role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its potential to both enhance security measures and prevent abuse.

The book begins by setting the stage for a nuanced discussion. It explores existing counter-terrorism laws and the legal framework within which AI technologies operate. Following this foundation, it delves into the challenges of effectively combating terrorism while upholding human rights.

AI: A Double-Edged Sword?

The book explores the potential of AI to play a pivotal role in preventing abuse within counter-terrorism strategies. Case studies and real-world examples demonstrate how AI can be leveraged to mitigate security risks while safeguarding individual liberties. These practical applications highlight the importance of ethical considerations in the development and deployment of AI technologies.

Ethics at the Forefront

The book emphasizes the importance of transparency, fairness, and accountability in AI-driven counter-terrorism practices. It outlines the future implications and recommendations for a holistic approach that prioritizes ethical standards and human rights protections alongside AI integration.

Beyond the Basics

The book delves deeper, exploring the multifaceted nature of AI applications in counter-terrorism. From automating tasks for analysts to monitoring online activities, it examines both the potential benefits and the risks associated with AI use. Potential biases in algorithms, lack of transparency, and the possibility of misuse are all scrutinized, highlighting the need for responsible AI governance.

Challenges and Recommendations

The book outlines the challenges of using AI responsibly in counter-terrorism. It emphasizes the importance of ensuring fairness, balancing security needs with privacy rights, and establishing robust oversight mechanisms. It concludes with practical recommendations for ethically deploying AI in this critical domain, advocating for unbiased AI systems, transparent practices, and clear legal frameworks to guide responsible AI use in safeguarding both security and rights.

This book is a crucial read for anyone interested in the intersection of counter-terrorism, AI, and human rights. It offers a comprehensive understanding of the issues and proposes solutions that pave the way for a more secure and just future.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Woldemariam
  • Publish Date: Mar 19th, 2024
  • Pages: 72
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.50in - 5.50in - 0.17in - 0.22lb
  • EAN: 9798224739448
  • Categories: Artificial Intelligence - GeneralGeneralSecurity - General