National Security Scenario Analysis

December 13, 2018

ICC: Former Central African Republic militia leader arrested for war crimes.

  SITUATION The Former Central African Republic militia leader was arrested in France on a warrant issued by the International Criminal Court (ICC) alleging he is responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity. The International Crime Court said Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona was the most senior leader and the National General...

 

December 7, 2018

Huawei CFO Meng Wenzhou arrested: A hostage in US-China trade war

SITUATION Huawei CFO Meng Wenzhou, daughter of the company founder, was arrested in Vancouver, Canada on Saturday at the request of US authorities. The arrest, unfolded on the same night that President Trump and President Xi Jinping of China agreed a trade truce, is likely to intensify tensions between the...

 

December 4, 2018

Mafia Godfather: Settimo Mineo arrested by the Italian Police

SITUATION Italian police have arrested the newest top-boss of the Sicilian Mafia. 80-year-old Jeweler Settimo Mineo was arrested in a raid in which 46 were held for offences including arson and extortion. Police dismantled the ‘Cupola,’ the leadership body of the Cosa Nostra crime syndicate. The suspects were accused of...

 

November 28, 2018

French civil servant suspected of spying for North Korea

SITUATION French Intelligence agencies DGSI have arrested a senior civil servant on suspicion of spying for North Korea. Benoit Quennedey, a senior civil servant, working for the Senate’s department of architecture, heritage and gardens was arrested by DGSI officials for sharing confidential internal information with the foreign national. Quennedey is...

 

November 15, 2018

7 terrorists enter India from Pakistan, to the target the capital, New Delhi

  SITUATION At least 7 terrorists affiliated with the dangerous terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) have managed to sneak across the India-Pakistan Border into India. This is an unusual incursion, in many respects, for India. Although many terrorists from Pakistan manage to enter India from the Northernmost state of India, called...