Reuters photo By Binoy Kampmark Security measures are often exercises in futility. Resembling placebos, they are the reassurance authorities make as acts of intrusive inconvenience. Queues are increased at airports in the vain hope that an elusive gel carrier will be nabbed before the next detonating device is activated on a flight. Shoes are […]
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AP photo By Ricardo Swire An official report from the Republic of Haiti’s National Police (HNP) Deputy Commissioner informed that on Monday March 20, 2017 at approximately 2:00pm rocks were thrown and gunshots fired at the ex-President Jean-Bertrand Aristide‘s motorcade, as it approached a downtown Port-au-Prince intersection.
Reuters photo By Binoy Kampmark “There has never been a case like this in a zoo in Europe, an assault of such violence, evidently for this stupid trafficking of rhinoceros horns.” Thierry Duguet, head of Parc Zoologique de Thoiry.
EPA photo By Binoy Kampmark “Ladies and gentlemen, the Transatlantic bond remains our strongest bulwark against instability and Russia.” US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, Feb 17, 2017
By Cynthia M. Lardner
Wilton Junior By Ricardo Swire Public security is a complex medium. Internal security professionals face modern safety threats that go far beyond the traditional military sphere.
Textron photo By Ricardo Swire America’s intelligence community entered 2017 freshly equipped with “new rules” to govern dissemination of SIGINT or “raw signals intelligence information.”
By Ricardo Swire Caribbean nations’ importance as the US “third border” is often overlooked. America and Canada depend on law enforcement cooperation in illegal drug trafficking, migrant smuggling and financial crimes that threaten both foreign and regional security interests.
Francois Lenoir/Reuters By Ricardo Swire Today’s global security environment is the most unpredictable in half a century. Wars are usually fought to change regimes, alter borders, acquire resources and impose ideologies, almost never to completely eliminate another State and its people.
PA photo By Ricardo Swire The Caribbean islands’ internal security procedures have been adjusting to modifications part of a geopolitical VIP protection effort. The younger of England’s two Princes, Harry, has arrived in the Caribbean for an official visit on behalf of the British Monarchy. At home his private relationship’s media expose with a […]
By Sabena Siddiqi China and Pakistan started the China Pakistan Economic Corridor project in 2015, it is China’s largest investment in any foreign country to date and promises to be a game-changer for the entire region.
Indranil Mukherjee/AFP By Cynthia M. Lardner
Frederick Florin/AFP By Amnesty International ‘It will be a deep stain on President Obama’s legacy if he leaves office with Snowden still in exile in Russia’ – Salil Shetty The UK Government should ‘drop plans for new snooping laws which would extend the intrusive and unchallengeable powers of the intelligence services’.
Fanuel Lakew interviews Professor Costantinos Berhutesfa
F Noy By Gloria Nakiyimba The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) confirmed that a total of 2,959 refugees crossed into Uganda from South Sudan on Friday and throughout the weekend.
Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters By Cynthia M. Lardner In today’s turbulent world “…three core themes come to the fore: justice, security, and rule of law,” stated Dr. Abi Williams, President of The Hague Institute for Global Justice, who has previously served under United Nations Secretary Generals Kofi Annan and Ban Ki-moon.
Goran Tomasevic/Reuters By Dukhan Jundit A Military Intelligence Officer from the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) /In Opposition (SPLM-IO) was shot dead on Saturday in Juba, the capital city of South Sudan.
AFP photo By Nasurullah Brohi With permanent membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), Pakistan has successfully achieved a platform of benign partnership with developed and immensely rich co-member states that will help in addressing its economic, security and social issues.
By Dukhan Jundit Following the appointment by South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit of new cabinet ministers for the Unity government, the Terekeka State Minister of Information on Monday resigned his post.
Michael Organ interviews Anant Mishra, human rights and political commentator, prolific author and former youth representative to the United Nations.
By Lydie Denier Part Two of Lydie Denier’s article detailing the tragic death of Ambassador Christopher Stevens and the Politics surrounding it. Part One can be found here.
Kate Holt / EPA / Care International By Dukhan Jundit Further to the announcement earlier this week from the Kenyan government with regard to a plan to close two refugee camps, a decision has now been made in wake of mass condemnation to close only one.
Michael Klimentyev / Sputnik By Cynthia M. Lardner Introduction The Russian Federation, when examined as the antagonist, views itself as having been left disconnected from post-World War Two Europe. Russia believes itself to be irrevocably tied to Europe dating back to the Byzantine Era. When the Cold War ended Russia expected to […]
Jonathan Ernst/Reuters By Dukhan Jundit The Government of the Republic of Kenya has moved to close down soon the Kakuma and Dadaab refugees camps.
By Durodola Tosin Nigeria’s leadership roles in Africa have been evident since its year of independence. It is a well-known fact that over the years, Nigeria’s foreign policy has consistently been Afro-centric in nature. This is based on the belief that the security well-being of the country is hinged on the security and material wellbeing […]
By Sattar Rind European security has failed badly and is not working, something we have for a long time been hearing, especially after 9/11, when European countries’ security measures had supposedly been increased. This was proved further following the 7/7 attacks in London, the tallest claims of any such strengthening falling for the world to see.
By Peter Louis The Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) welcomed the arrival in Juba, South Sudan’s capital city, of thirty-nine SPLM/A (In Opposition) troops.
By Darell Maurice Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo earlier this week met with a delegation of notables from the provinces of North Kivu, South Kivu and Ituri on the security situation in the eastern part of the country.