The first in a new series of monthly intelligence briefings on transnational organised crime from Dr Mary Young. This month's spotlight on the Americas includes details of a drug smuggling trial of four French citizens that highlights corruption and human rights abuses in Dominican Republic’s judiciary.
The first in a new series of monthly political and security risk briefings that have replaced our weekly updates. This month: civilian rule returns to Burkina Faso but armed forces retain considerable power; concern over territorial expansion after Russia signs treaty with Georgian breakaway territory of Abkhazia; conflict with Islamic State in Syria becomes increasingly complex; and more.
Political and security risk updates from Open Briefing and Bradburys Global Risk Partners. Violence escalates in Libya as rival ‘governments’ vie for military and political dominance, Hong Kong pro-democracy protests continue despite violence against demonstrators, British aid worker Alan Henning beheaded by Islamic State in Syria, and more.
Political and security risk updates from the Open Briefing intelligence unit. Ugandan Army helping South Sudan fight rebels, Ukraine passes anti-protest legislation, new US Navy Arctic strategy calls for more icebreakers, and more.
Open Briefing has today published a policy briefing calling for the decriminalisation and legalisation of drugs in Central America as part of an alternative strategy to the war on drugs ...
The illicit drugs trade and the militarised government responses are the greatest threats to state and human security in the Americas. This policy briefing outlines a sustainable security alternative to the war on drugs.