National Security Scenario Analysis

September 19, 2018

FARC resurgence in Colombia threatens peace

SITUATION The peace accords signed in 2016 by then-President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, and the rebels were meant to bring an end to five decades of fighting that left at least 220,000 dead and nearly 6 million people displaced from their homes. Among the greatest concerns at that time...

 

September 18, 2018

Italian Priest kidnapped by Terrorists in Niger

SITUATION According to the Nigerian government, an Italian priest has been kidnapped overnight in the nation’s southeast region near its border with Bukrina Faso. Zakaria Abdourahmane, the government spokesperson, said Tuesday the officials weren’t aware of the priest’s existence in the province. The investigation has started to locate the priest...

 

September 13, 2018

German spy chief shared sensitive information with AfD

SITUATION Germany's Social Democrats demanded the resignation of the country's top spy as he faced accusations of sharing sensitive information with far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD). Germany's Domestic Spy agency (BfV) denied all the allegations against their chief, Hans-Georg Maassen, and said their chief hold talks with members of all...

 

September 11, 2018

Crime Statistic- South Africa on a verge of “War Zone’

SITUATION South Africa's latest police crime statistics stated there are 52 attempted murders,110 rapes and 61 home [violent] robberies per day on average, a picture of a country at war with itself. There is a 6.9% increase in murder compared to the earlier year. According to recent statistics, about 20,336...

 

September 10, 2018

There is No Truce! The War Resumes at the Border of Gaza

SITUATION The Israeli military said it opened fire at a Palestinian who tried to damage the fence on the Israel-Gaza border, the man identified by Israeli Defence Force (IDF) as  Ataf Mohammed Salah, 32. This man repeatedly tried to sabotage the Gaza Strip border fence, the army said. He was...