Terrorist Attack Rocks Maldives

By |2021-05-11T14:30:46-10:00May 11th, 2021|

By Lt. Col. Hassan Amir * An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attack targeted against the Speaker of the People’s Majlis (Parliament), former President Mohamed Nasheed was conducted on the evening of 6 May 2021 in the capital city, Male.’ The incident occurred at approximately 20:27 hrs, near his private residence as President Nasheed was about to enter his vehicle, en-route to a private event. As President Nasheed and his Personal Security Officer (PSO) and security team walked towards the car, the IED, which had been placed under the seat of a motorcycle parked on the side of the narrow lane exploded. [...]

Beirut Blast

By |2020-10-09T12:50:28-10:00October 9th, 2020|

Ziad Jalbout, LCOL, Lebanese Armed Forces, I would like to express again and again my appreciation for the Comprehensive Crisis Management (CCM) course I had the chance to attend at DKI APCSS.  It was extremely informative and I was able to develop deep knowledge in how to deal with crises. But, what I didn't expect, directly after the course, was to face a disruptive and unexpected crisis, exactly the way the course defined it. I am talking about the Beirut Blast that happened on August 4, 2020. During the CCM course, we talked a lot about crises in the Far East [...]

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