National Security Scenario Analysis

February 14, 2019

Monica Witt: Former US counterintelligence officer charged with spying for Iran

SITUATION A former US Air Force special agent and counterintelligence specialist, Monica Elfriede Witt, has been accused of delivering classified defense information to the Iranian government that helped Tehran target her US counterintelligence officers. Monica Witt, aged 39, was a cryptologist and a counter-intelligence analyst for the United States Air...

 

February 12, 2019

Arrest warrants issued by Turkey against 1100+ supporters of Gulen

SITUATION Turkey ordered arrests of 1,112 people who are alleged supporters of U.S. based Muslim cleric accused of an attempted coup on the 15th of July, 2016. This is the largest operation yet against such supporters. In 2016, rogue soldiers used warplanes, helicopters, and tanks in a bid to seize...

 

February 4, 2019

Operation Fresh Start : 15 illegal immigrants arrested in Bahamas

  SITUATION 14 Haitian nationals and 1 Jamaican male were arrested during ‘Operation Fresh Start’ in a joint effort conducted by the Immigration Department and the Royal Bahamas Defense Force on Friday. The operation covered the areas of Carmichael Road, Nassau Village, South Beach, Hamster Close, Nassau Street, Plantol Street...

 

January 24, 2019

Hong Kong’s biggest ever gold bullion trading scam

SITUATION Hong Kong Police arrested two alleged ringleaders and 12 other members of a fraud syndicate for operating Hong Kong’s biggest ever bullion trading scam. Seven investors were swindled out of about HK $620 million in this trading scam over two years. Among the victim was an elderly Hong Kong...

 

January 22, 2019

Deadly Taliban attack on Security base in Afghanistan kills over 100

SITUATION Taliban fighters attacked an Afghan military compound and police training center in central Afghanistan has killed more than 100 security personnel when they denoted a car bomb in a training base and then stormed inside. The attack on the National Directorate of Security (NDS) base is the latest in...