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Egypt Worse Security Week: Outlook Negative

Egypt Worse Security Week: Outlook Negative

Egypt has been facing an escalation of violence, which made this past week the worse since MEA Risk LLC’s Critical Incidents Tracker began tracking the country. Week 27 of 2015,…

Terror in Tunisia and the Gloomy Outlook

Terror in Tunisia and the Gloomy Outlook

The attacks recently perpetrated against two hotels in Sousse confirm that Tunisia is now in a permanent state of war, and the future looks rather gloomy. The war being waged…

38 killed in attack on two tourist hotels in Sousse, Tunisia

38 killed in attack on two tourist hotels in Sousse, Tunisia

Two armed men attacked two tourist hotels in the eastern city of Sousse, killing at least 38 Tunisians and foreign nationals and wounding 36 other people, according to the Ministry…

Belmokhtar Likely Escaped US Attack, and the Bizarre Aftermath

Belmokhtar Likely Escaped US Attack, and the Bizarre Aftermath

According to the Libyan government of Tobruk, the Algerian militant group leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar, head of al-Mourabitoun, was killed in a U.S. airstrike in eastern Libya. However, there is no evidence of his…

Egypt: Militants Focus on Infrastructure Sabotage, Says MEA Risk

Egypt: Militants Focus on Infrastructure Sabotage, Says MEA Risk

Efforts by the Egyptian government to stimulate the economy are now being increasingly undermined by anti-government militants. Islamist insurgents, whether affiliated to Ansar Bayt Al Maqdis and the Islamic State…

Tunis Museum Attack Claims at Least 19 Deaths: Background and Consequences

Tunis Museum Attack Claims at Least 19 Deaths: Background and Consequences

At least 19 people were killed in an attack and hostage-taking situation in Tunis, Tunisia today Wednesday. Among those killed were 17 tourists, most from Europe. Also among the dead…

Egypt: MEA Risk issues high-risk warning for March 11th to 16th

Egypt: MEA Risk issues high-risk warning for March 11th to 16th

The Egyptian government, headed by the military is hoping to attract billions of foreign investor dollars to stimulate the country’s economy. After seeing the support of the Arab monarchies of…

Lack of Coordination and Panic Compromise the African Military Coalition Fighting Boko Haram

Lack of Coordination and Panic Compromise the African Military Coalition Fighting Boko Haram

Government Troops battling Boko Haram in West, Central Africa and in the Sahel appear poorly equipped and badly trained to deal with an aggressive insurgency. The disastrous bombing on February…

The Libyan Crisis: The Moroccan Negotiations Likely to Lead to Nowhere

The Libyan Crisis: The Moroccan Negotiations Likely to Lead to Nowhere

The Libyan government based in the east of the country and affiliated to the House of Representatives (HoR) is ready to join the negotiating table in Morocco, after it decided…

Can the Chad Reach and Maintain Regional Leadership?

Can the Chad Reach and Maintain Regional Leadership?

The country of Chad does not want to be called “the Dead Heart of Africa” anymore. Although it is one of the world’s poorest countries, it is trying to become…