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Asia Pacific Security

China looks to increase its role in tackling global terrorism

As China’s military capabilities increase and with the rising risks terrorist groups pose to strategic areas of interest, Beijing is seeking to ensure its presence is felt further afield within the global effort to tackle terrorism.

Asia Pacific Europe Natural resources and energy Security Technology and infrastructure

The evolving terrorist threat to China’s Central Asia projects

With its infrastructure projects and business investments, China’s Silk Road Economic Belt (SREB) initiative has the potential to transform Central Asia. But Chinese plans will face rising terrorism and extremism risks in the region.

International Security Technology and infrastructure

Emerging technologies: when terrorists print their own weapons

Additive manufacturing (3D printing) could have a major impact on terrorist capabilities – especially with regards to the ease of obtaining arms.

Asia Pacific Security

ASEAN’s anti-terror coordination problem

On September 19 and 20, the ten ASEAN member countries gathered for two Ministerial Meetings to further define and strengthen the bloc’s position on counter-terrorism.

Middle East/North Africa Security

Algeria’s battle against terror

The Islamic State in Algeria has faced a pushback as the local authorities are no strangers to counterterrorism.

Asia Pacific Security

New Indonesian counter-terrorism measures deserve scrutiny

New counter-terrorism measures in Indonesia may lead to broader risks as the radical Islamist threat expands in the region.

International Security

Why soft target terrorist attacks will remain a threat

The strategic logic of soft target attacks and what businesses can do to detect and prevent future attacks.

Europe Security

Nice and the terrorist war on France

The July 14th terrorist attack in Nice highlights the ongoing tensions within France’s political class in regard to the response to the current threat.

International Security

A how-to guide for counterinsurgency – by a former insurgent

A guest post from Roland Bartetzko, a former soldier in the German army and Kosovo Liberation Army (UCK), offers key observations about counterinsurgency from the insurgent’s point of view.

Middle East/North Africa Security

Security in Jordan: A balancing act amidst regional tensions

A recent attack on a refugee camp in Jordan underlines the country’s vulnerability to the violence and chaos enveloping the region.