Theoharis, Athan. The Quest for Absolute Security.
Current intelligence agencies will wish to protect their autonomy
Individual agencies lean towards classification, which can restrict data sharing in dangerous ways
Young, Alex. "Too Much Information: Ineffective Intelligence Collection." Harvard International Review.
Natural selection promotes genes associated with violence and aggression
Aggression can increase evolutionary fitness
There exists specific, recurring situations where aggression increases fitness
Buss, David and Todd Shackelford. Human aggression in evolutionary psychological perspective
Studies of long-term exposure to violent and non-violent games find violent content predicts aggression
The current policy of de-emphasizing rescuing boat migrants to Europe is a way to deter future human suffering
Note: The EU followed this logic before April 2015 by cutting maritime rescue money by over 60%
If migrants know they will be rescued from drowning, they will be more willing to risk crossing the Mediterranean
The 2014 and 2015 maritime migration rates have been comparable, but the death rate has soared in 2015
Why might it not be just a rational result of differing demand or circumstances