Border Security Scenario Analysis

January 30, 2018

Colombia-Venezuela Border faced with shift in criminal dynamics and possible violent future

SITUATION     The Colombia- Venezuela border region has been a hub for criminal activities for years. Used for drug trafficking, contraband, and extortion, the border serves to Colombia’s most powerful organized crime groups. The current economic spiral in Venezuela, along with the existing crisis facilitates the shift of criminal...

 

January 26, 2018

Kenya beefs up border security after the killing of 5 police officers

SITUATION   Kenyan authorities have increased the security along Somali border after Al-Shabaab militants killed five police officers. Three police reservists and two Administration Police officers who were on patrol along Elwak-Kotulo road lost their lives. The attackers also burnt a police lorry during the ambush. “We lost five security...

 

June 26, 2017

Singapore border security guard nabbed over alleged Syria Jihad plans

  Singapore border security guard nabbed over alleged Syria Jihad plans June 26, 2017 | Brainwave Science SITUATION Singapore authority said on Tuesday May 20th, that a border security officer in Singapore has been arrested for planning to fight in Syria, according to the Daily News Analysis (DNA). Muhammad Khairul...

 

November 10, 2016

German authority arrests five ISIS recruiters

  German authority arrests five ISIS recruiters November 10, 2016 | Brainwave Science SITUATION A major breakthrough in the arrest of five key ISIS recruiters operating in Germany was made on Tuesday as reported by CNN. According to a statement released by Federal Prosecutor’s office in Karlsrushe, the men were...

 

October 26, 2016

Schengen countries consider re-establishing internal borders

  Schengen countries consider re-establishing internal borders October 26, 2016 | Brainwave Science SITUATION The Schengen agreement has recently come under stain due to the recent migrant crises putting immense socio-economic pressures on member countries. There have been consideration by some members 22 of the 26 member states directly hit...