Category Archives: Rest of the world

NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 17 November 2018

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 12 November Elements of 82 Div, TF Bn, NGOSHE, GWOZA LGA, BORNO State supported by CJTF Vigilantes conducted clearance operations to AGAPALUWA, GWOZA LGA, BORNO State engaged the enemy, killing 2 and … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 01 September 2018

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 26 August Elements of 82 Div TF Bde conducting a fighting patrol around KUKAWA, KUKAWA LGA, BORNO State reacted to information that suspected enemy were looting KALAMARI Village 30km away. Troops responded, … Continue reading

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The British Are Coming: Britain and African Defence and Security, Post Brexit

As the British Prime Minister concludes her visit to Africa it is pertinent to analyse what  transpired in terms of UK/ African relations and the defence and security implications in light of Brexit and Africa’s needs and wants. The Visit … Continue reading

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Thai Cave Rescue: Operational Lessons and Principles

Like most of the world the author has been fascinated by the exhilarating rescue of 12 Thai schoolboys and their football coach from a flooded cave complex in a mountain in Thailand. There are several key factors of the operation … Continue reading

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Geopolitics in the time of Novichok: Russian Influence Operations against Britain

The attempted murder of an exchanged Russian former agent in Wiltshire using a nerve agent particular to Russia, is one of the most dramatic recent provocations from the Russian Federation, which gives a clear indication of Russia’s Strategic intent. The … Continue reading

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NORTHERN NIGERIA INTERNAL SECURITY SITREP- Week Ending 09 December 2017

Situation North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States) 04 December Suspected nomadic gunmen attacked LAWARU and DONG Villages, DEMSA LGA, ADAMAWA State around 5.00am, killing several people and burning both down. The attackers then moved to KIKAN, NUMAN LGA Troops … Continue reading

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PERSONAL SAFETY AND THREAT AWARENESS- A Personal Guide

In recent times, many questions have been asked about what one should do in the event of a terror attack. The first thing to say is that there is excellent advice on the British Government, GOV.UK site, which I would … Continue reading

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