Tag: terrorism

  • Reaction Time

    Last week the Joint War Committee added Benin to a list of areas it considered high risk for merchant vessels and prone to war, strikes, terrorism and related perils. The Committee groups […]

  • Aid Issues

    The UK Secretary of State of International Development, Andrew Mitchell, has been speaking of the benefits of overseas aid. When in Somalia, he claims to have seen first-hand how tackling […]

  • Aussie Efforts

    The Royal Australian Navy frigate “HMAS Toowoomba” has commenced patrols in the Middle East. The tour is as part of Operation SLIPPER, Australia’s military contribution to the international campaign against terrorism, […]

  • Pirate links to al-Shabab

    The Director of the Central Intelligence Agency Leon E. Panetta has told the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Terrorism that piracy off the coast of Somalia is possibly funding the […]

  • African Union

    Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has embarked on a six-day visit to Ethiopia and Tanzania to inject a fresh impetus in India’s strategic ties with African countries and discuss ways […]

  • UN Speech

    Somalia Prime Minister, Mohamed Abdulahi Farmajo’s has made a speech at UN Security Council. He stressed that the root cause and breeding ground of both terrorism and piracy is lawlessness […]

  • Terror Alert

    Pirates operating of the coast of Somalia are expanding both their reach and their profit motive, said Adm. John T. Harvey, USN, commander of the U.S. Fleet Forces Command. They […]

  • Joined Up Action

    The East African Community (EAC) secretariat has called upon member states of the trading bloc to jointly deal with Somali pirates whose attacks on commercial ships are stunting the region’s […]