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Intelligence capacity building project for Africa.

Intelligence capacity building project for Africa.

Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, hosted the 21st meeting of the Africa-Frontex Intelligence Community (AFIC), gathering representatives of 21 African countries and a number of…

Djibouti : China and Saudis in, USA out.

Djibouti : China and Saudis in, USA out.

Djibouti, a resource-poor nation of 14,300 square miles and 875,000 people in the Horn of Africa, rarely makes international headlines. But between its relative stability and strategic location—20…

Nigeria Finds a National Crisis in Every Direction It Turns.

Nigeria Finds a National Crisis in Every Direction It Turns.

AFRICA|Nigeria Finds a National Crisis in Every Direction It Turns, now is the Niger Delta.  Attacks on Pipelines. Recently, to facilitate development in the Niger Delta region, South-East…

Uganda, Rwanda , Kenya and South Sudan -among others- signed cyber security deal.

Uganda, Rwanda , Kenya and South Sudan -among others- signed cyber security deal.

Short news by Victor Bjorgan Barrios.- Uganda, Kenya , Rwanda and South Sudan are among several African states to have signed a new deal on cyber security to protect…

Djibouti welcomes China to build a military base

Djibouti welcomes China to build a military base

DJIBOUTI — China is negotiating a military base in the strategic port of Djibouti, the president told AFP, raising the prospect of US and Chinese bases side-by-side in…

U.S. assisting Kenya in border security, intelligence, equipment, training, counterrorism, to fight terrorist Al Shabaab.

U.S. assisting Kenya in border security, intelligence, equipment, training, counterrorism, to fight terrorist Al Shabaab.

President Barack Obama’s administration announced that his country had given Kenya $100 million (Sh9.5 billion) to fight Al Shabaab. “We are assisting Kenya in border security, intelligence sharing,…

SECURITY ISSUES

Intelligence capacity building project for Africa.

Intelligence capacity building project for Africa.

Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, hosted the 21st meeting of the Africa-Frontex…

ISIS & Christian genocide in Egypt.

ISIS & Christian genocide in Egypt.

“Wanted” was emblazoned across photographs posted online by Islamic State. Files bearing Islamic State logo…

Transnational Crime: Rats launch Spora ransomware. Is Daesh behind it?

Transnational Crime: Rats launch Spora ransomware. Is Daesh behind it?

Nowadays, ransomware has become the most dangerous type of criminal malware. Most of the new…

Peacekeeping operations in Africa with drones (UAV´s)

Peacekeeping operations in Africa with drones (UAV´s)

In recent years the United Nations (UN) began to support peacekeeping operations in Africa with…

Libya about to descend into a new civil war?

Libya about to descend into a new civil war?

On 20 October 2011, an end to Libya’s misery appeared to be in sight. Gaddafi’s…

Threats in Middle East and North Africa in the Post–Arab Spring.

Threats in Middle East and North Africa in the Post–Arab Spring.

This paper examines contrasting views on the geopolitical effects of the post–Arab Spring. Assessing Middle…

Morocco: The case of radical Islamist movement al-Adl wal-Ihsan.

Morocco: The case of radical Islamist movement al-Adl wal-Ihsan.

Across the Middle East, a critical question for regimes and peoples alike is “Are Islamists…

POLITICS

Morocco seeing largest protests since 2011.

Morocco seeing largest protests since 2011.

Morocco is now seeing some of its largest protests since 2011. News articles covering public, mobilized anger at the death of fish vendor Mohcine Fikri have repeatedly, and…

Threats in Middle East and North Africa in the Post–Arab Spring.

Threats in Middle East and North Africa in the Post–Arab Spring.

This paper examines contrasting views on the geopolitical effects of the post–Arab Spring. Assessing Middle Eastern, U.S., and European perspectives on transnational security issues includes those threats that…

Morocco: The case of radical Islamist movement al-Adl wal-Ihsan.

Morocco: The case of radical Islamist movement al-Adl wal-Ihsan.

Across the Middle East, a critical question for regimes and peoples alike is “Are Islamists rising or fading?” Egypt under President al-Sisi is one story; Iraq and Syria…

Leading scientist says South Sudan independence was rushed. Kiri and Machar must go home.

Leading scientist says South Sudan independence was rushed. Kiri and Machar must go home.

    A leading anthropologist and scholar says South Sudan independence was rushed and this has resulted into the recurring violence in the neighbouring state. Mamdani suggests that…

WORLD

Intelligence capacity building project for Africa.

Intelligence capacity building project for Africa.

Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, hosted the 21st meeting of the Africa-Frontex Intelligence Community (AFIC), gathering representatives of…

Transnational Crime: Rats launch Spora ransomware. Is Daesh behind it?

Transnational Crime: Rats launch Spora ransomware. Is Daesh behind it?

Nowadays, ransomware has become the most dangerous type of criminal malware. Most of the new families are prepared by amateurs (script-kiddies)…

Peacekeeping operations in Africa with drones (UAV´s)

Peacekeeping operations in Africa with drones (UAV´s)

In recent years the United Nations (UN) began to support peacekeeping operations in Africa with unmanned aerial systems (UAS), as part…

Wanted TOC Criminals

Transnational Crime: Rats launch Spora ransomware. Is Daesh behind it?

Nowadays, ransomware has become the most dangerous type of criminal malware. Most of the new families are prepared by amateurs (script-kiddies) and they are distributed on a…

Terrorism

Intelligence capacity building project for Africa.

Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, hosted the 21st meeting of the Africa-Frontex Intelligence Community (AFIC), gathering representatives of 21 African countries and a number…

Weapons Trafficking

Terrorism: Imminent military solutions to the anarchy of Libya.

Pressures mounted on the United Nations Security Council yesterday to lift its international embargo on arms to the Libyan government, in order to end chaos and fight…

Transnational Organized Crime TOC

Intelligence capacity building project for Africa.

Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, hosted the 21st meeting of the Africa-Frontex Intelligence Community (AFIC), gathering representatives of 21 African countries and a number…