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Security during/after Covid19

During my career in the Intelligence field, I used to present reports to decision-makers with this comment, “do you want to know the near future? take a look at the present, pretty similar, big changes are coming step by step, slowly”… this statement is over, Humankind is now facing a global crisis and the result…
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US_DRC Sanctions

For the second time since 2004, the US Department of the Treasury has seen fit to place sanctions on a Ugandan Militia currently operating in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The ADF (Allied Democratic Forces) is a Ugandan Militia that was founded in 1996 during the era of conflict in…
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Border Syria-Turkey

By Scott Morgan We are roughly thirty days into Operation Peace Spring. The Turkish Intervention into Northeastern Syria which was launched days after President Trump made the controversial decision to shift the small US Troop presence in the Country. This presents a very apropro opportunity to do an assessment of what Turkey’s Counterterrorism Strategy is…
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Compliance as Risk Management element

The overlap on Risk Management, GRC and Compliance.

Security, National Security & Disinformation

More than Fake News We are experiencing a continuous effort to disseminate “Fake News” from specific actors, including the habitual suspects, Rusia, Iran or China, but also in the corporate field and private sector we find many samples of Disinformation. One of the main victories form the Dark Side, is the name “Fake News“, a…
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Cameroon refugees in Mexico

One of the most interesting aspects of politics in recent memory has to be the hidden links between what on the surface would be two distinct crises.  This phenomenon appears to be currently playing out on the Southern Border of the United States. Cameroon refugees in Mexico, are already there. At this time one of…
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Kyrgyzstan update

The twenty-four hour period around August 7, 2019, was one of the most interesting periods in recent memory for the people of Kyrgyzstan. The fallout from these events will have a long-lasting impact as well not just for Kyrgyzstan but possibly for Central Asia as well. The issue in question was an initial raid by…
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The BUSINESS and SECURITY circle

Talking about Security and Business cycle, required to understand something: Our time has a significant amount of changes in the areas of Security and Businesses, new terms appeared in our vocabulary or made a twist in the significance, we are moving on a fast pace environment connected with New Technologies, Globalization, Emerging Markets, Corporate merges…
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Panama Elections 2019

On Sunday, May 5th the people of Panama went to the polls to decide who would be their next President. Laurentino Cortizo of the Democratic Revolutionary Party was victorious in what was a closely contended race. However, there were several interesting takeaways from the polls. First of all was just how close the polls were.…
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Oil & Gas Platforms Protection

Gas & Oil Protection With increasing piracy acts in the Mexican waters, targeting especially Oil and Gas Platforms, the Organized Crime is opening their range of activities, hitting this industry in a very lucrative step.  Opposite to the typical Maritime Security (MarSec), the protection of the platforms have a very distinctive peculiarity, they are fixed…
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