Motor Scooter Gangs Sweep Over London

September 4, 2017 Philippe Morand
On Saturday, July 15, while he was leaving a Jazz club located in Greenwich accompanied by his fiancé, a man was assaulted by two men on a scooter who demanded that he give them his Rolex. While he refused to obey, one of the two stabbed him several times in the neck with a kitchen ...
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Véhicule-bélier, nouvelle arme de prédilection des terroristes ?

June 6, 2017 Philippe Morand
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How climate change may damage usual national security

January 20, 2017 Philippe Morand
For years now we have heard much about some issues related to global warming, such as immigration and agronomy, but quite nothing about other risks. Surprisingly, U.S. military leaders and defence planners have been thinking about potential risks for U.S. national security linked to this topic for years. And their conclusion is that climate change poses serious ...
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Business trips and hotels: Safety in the heart of the business relationship

November 29, 2016 vincent
Recent attacks in Bamako, Ouagadougou and Grand-Bassam have dramatically recalled that hotels were high value targets for terrorist groups have conducted against hotels. For international companies, the selection of hotels to house their business travellers during their mission is not anymore a simple act of purchasing service. This is a ...
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Africa adopts a Charter to secure its seas

October 17, 2016 vincent
31 of the 53 countries present at the extraordinary summit of the African Union (AU) adopted on Saturday “the African Charter on Marine Security and Development”. The summit, held in Lomé, capital of Togo, was to find how to jointly fight against piracy, drug and weapons smuggling and human trafficking along the African shores. One of ...
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Duties and obligations of the employer towards its expatriates and its business travelers

June 15, 2016 Philippe Morand
Security constraints related to international mobility of companies’ employees have changed significantly in recent years. Faced with terrorist attacks or abductions, business travellers and their families have sought the employer’s liability in the courts as to obtain compensation for damages. Several judgments in France have set legal precedent(1). They pose the conditions in which the employer’s responsibility ...
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Why An Evacuation Plan ?

June 14, 2016 Philippe Morand
Events like natural disasters like fires and floods appear usually quite suddenly, not to mention riots and coups. These things have always extensive consequences for the people they touch. Furthermore, their consequences are often dramatically worse in a developing country, where security forces are less proficient to restore order and medical infrastructure in responding to a ...
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