Tag: counter terrorism

  • Philippine troops kill 149 ASG militants

    Lack of recent kidnaps suggest ASG kept in check. Philippine troops kill 149 Abu Sayyaf militants Nearly 150 ISIL-linked terrorists have been killed in the all-out offensives launched by government […]

  • Indonesia’s piracy drive

    Movement on patrols finally happening? Indonesia seeks guidelines on cross-border anti-piracy drive by Yas D. Ocampo Davao City – The Consulate of Indonesia here said it was seeking a “technical” […]

  • The maritime terror threat

    The maritime terrorism question raises its head again. With a threat from terrorists and pirates ever-present, are there choppy waters ahead for cruise ship security? With the threat of terrorist […]

  • ISIS worries US Pacific Fleet

    US Pacific Fleet worried about ISIS activities in the Indo-Pacific region By P.K.Balachandran COLOMBO: The increasing activity of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the Indo-Pacific region is […]

  • RRF for EU?

    Move may appease Eastern European EU members EU agrees to set up rapid reaction force BELGRADE – EU Foreign Ministers have agreed to set up a rapid reaction force that […]

  • Malaysia launches anti-terror force

    Unit launched to combat Abu Sayyaf Group and other IS-affiliated militants. Malaysia Launches Terrorism Response Task Force Malaysia on Thursday launched its first integrated special operations unit whose job is […]

  • MMEA launch anti-terror op

    Operation will hopefully suppress crew kidnap attempts. Curbing movement of terrorists new focus of Ops Redback 7 – MMEA PORT KLANG: Curbing the movement of international terrorists such as Daesh […]

  • Joint air patrols for SE Asia

    Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia to mount joint air patrols to guard against common threats Defence ministers see emergence of Daesh-like entity in Southeast Asia Gilbert P. Felongco, Correspondent Manila: Defence […]

  • Coastal counter terrorism in India

    Anti-terror exercise planned. ‘Terrorists’ to enter TN coast tomorrow M Balasubramani Chennai: The bi-annual coastal security exercise, ‘Sagar Kavach’ will begin in Tamilnadu and Puducherry from tomorrow. According to sources, […]

  • Ferries use French guards

    Ferries from UK continue to rely on French armed guards. Armed French sea marshals deployed on Barfleur in anti-terror exercise Jim Durkin ARMED French sea marshals were deployed on Brittany […]