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India: revocation of the special status for Kashmir

Flash Report On 5th August 2019, the Indian Government launched a Presidential Order to repeal Articles 35A and 370 of the Constitution, which included special provisions for residents of Jammu and Kashmir and a special status for the disputed territory with Pakistan. The decision entailed, in addition to the extension of the Indian Constitution to […]

White Paper: Guidelines for security risk management activities

“Guidelines for security risk management activities” set up an overarching framework allowing you to manage the entire security risk management process, from risk analysis to the definition of protection measures for assets and people; the whole approach is based on innovative tools, designed to ensure compliance with regulations and the highest international standards. Complete the […]

The jihadist threat in India

Overview Since independence in 1947, internal conflict in India has resulted in various forms of religiously motivated terrorism with specific features. In the past few years, the Indian terror threat context has had global organisations like al-Qaeda and the Islamic State (IS) as leading actors. For historical reasons, the jihadist threat in India primarily affects […]

Iran-United States: escalation risk?

Overview On 20 June, Iran announced it had shot down an “American spy drone” that had allegedly violated Iranian airspace. According to the spokesman of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (pasdaran) the aircraft, a Global Hawk (produced by Northrop Grumman), was shot down in coastal Hormozgan Province, in the south of Iran. After initially denying, […]