NEWSLETTER LYON-RISK JUNE 2017

June 26, 2017 Philippe Morand
Subscribe to Lyon Risk Management Newsletter to receive updates on latest developments Security situation EUROPE –Former USSR The Balkans The Balkans edition of the Islamic State’s Rumiyah magazine published an article threatening action against Serbs, Croats and the Balkans in general. The article says the group will seek revenge for the Muslims killed in Bosnia and Kosovo. Echoing this publication, ...
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North Africa and Sahel under tension

June 17, 2017 Philippe Morand
North Africa and Sahel are under tension due to the political situation but also because they are on the agenda of the Islamic state and Al Qaeda who both look to extend their control over this region. The Algerian uncertainties Algeria is in a very difficult social and economic situation, compounded by uncertainties surrounding the question of the ...
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Véhicule-bélier, nouvelle arme de prédilection des terroristes ?

June 6, 2017 Philippe Morand
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New Alliance in the Sahel Region

April 21, 2017 Philippe Morand
  Al Qaeda new alliance The creation of a new alliance in the Sahel region of groups affiliated with Al-Qaeda in the Sahel at the beginning of March 2017, called Group for Support of Islam and Muslims (Jama’at Nosrat Al-Islam Wal-Mouslimin, JNIM), has just received back-to-back three validations of importance. First from Syria, via the Organization for the liberation ...
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Le Sénégal et la Côte d’Ivoire face à la menace islamiste AQMI, exemples du dilemme s’imposant à l’Afrique de l’Ouest

April 19, 2017 Philippe Morand
Par Vincent Badinier Al-Qaeda au Maghreb Islamique (AQMI) est une organisation terroriste qui sévit principalement en Afrique sahélo-saharienne. Elle est l’héritière du Groupe Salafiste pour la Prédication et le Combat (GSPC), dont la création remonte à la guerre civile en Algérie dans les années 1990. Commandée par l’émir Abdelmalek Droukdel, elle a changé de nom lors ...
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What Can We Learn from St. Petersburg’s Attack

April 5, 2017 Philippe Morand
    It is not the first time Russia knows terrorist attacks on its soil, even if for the past four years, the country has been free of the kinds of large assaults (apart from the North Caucasus region) that have periodically hit Europe and the United States. This relative peace moment ended last Monday, when an explosion ...
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Islamic state’s threat to the West and Russia

April 5, 2017 Philippe Morand
On 4 Apr. 2017, IS spokesman Abu Hassan al-Muhajir, broadcasted via IS media al-Furqan (The Criterion) an audio statement entitled, “So Be Patient. Indeed, the Promise of Allah Is Truth”. In this audio message, he calls IS followers in the West and in other IS’ Wilayats (province) outside of Iraq and Syria to carry out attacks in ...
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