REGIONAL RISK & THREAT ASSESSMENT – PERSONAL SECURITY TRAINING
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 ... Read more...
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 ... Read more...
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 ... Read more...
Les politiques européennes de sécurité et le défi des migrations March 8, 2017 Lyon Risk Management
Vincent Badinier – Junior Analyst
Les migrations correspondent aux déplacements des populations d’un pays vers un autre puisque le statut de migrant s’applique à une personne née dans un pays et vivant dans un autre pour une période supérieure ou égale à un an. Celles-ci nécessitent le passage de frontières, ce que les États tentent de ... Read more...
How far is Jamaat-ud-Dawa willing in escalating violence in Pakistan February 2, 2017 Philippe Morand
Further protests are likely to occur in Pakistan’s urban centres following protests on 30 January. The unrest was generated when Hafiz Saeed, the founder of the Lashkar-e-Taiba Islamist extremist group (Army of the Good, or LeT), and leader of LeT’s political arm, Jamaat-ud-Dawa (Organization for Preaching, or JuD), was placed under house arrest along with his ... Read more...