National Security Scenario Analysis

November 8, 2018

Spain Prime Minister Sanchez’s assassination plot: police arrest expert marksman

SITUATION Expert marksman Manuel Murillo Sanchez, 63, was arrested by Catalan police on suspicion of plotting an assassination targeting Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez. The suspect, who works as a private security guard with a gun license, revealed his hideous intentions against Spanish PM Sanchez in messages he posted in...

 

November 6, 2018

Attack against French President Emmanuel Macron foiled, 6 arrested

SITUATION The French Security services have detained 6 persons over an alleged plot to attack Emmanuel Macron. Judicial officials have said that the suspects were arrested by officers who were investigating an “imprecise and loosely formed” plan for violent action against the president. Mr. Macron was in Verdun, northeast France,...

 

November 1, 2018

Sacked Army Major turned terrorist Syed Ziaul Haq mastermind behind journalist murder

SITUATION After a three-year intensive investigation, Bangladesh Police is eventually set to press charges against eight suspects, including sacked and fugitive Bangladesh army major Syed Ziaul Haq as the key accused, in the murder of a recognized progressive publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan. According to a spokesperson of police’s detective branch,...

 

October 30, 2018

Maoist rebel attack: Indian Journalist and two policemen killed

SITUATION One media person from India’s national broadcaster, Doordarshan, and two CRPF personnel were killed after Maoist rebels ambushed a convoy in Indian State, Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada. Journalists were escorting police on a patrol in a secluded region of Chhattisgarh covering the lead up to local elections next month when their vehicles...

 

October 29, 2018

Former oil minister and Captain of Sri Lanka cricket team Arjuna Ranatunga arrested

SITUATION According to media reports, Sri Lanka's Petroleum Minister and former World Cup-winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga was arrested over a shooting incident that took place in Colombo on Sunday. He is suspected in connection with a shooting incident at the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation. Colombo’s Crime Division personnel informed they have...