Situation Report: ISIS Threat in Rio 2016 and ABIN Threat Assessment

Situation Report: ISIS Threat in Rio 2016 and ABIN Threat Assessment

August 2016 -- The 2016 Rio Olympic Games start on August 5th. Brazilian and international authorities are working overtime to prepare and take the necessary countermeasures against a potential terrorist attack. As

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HUMIRE: As Venezuela Inches Toward Syria-Style War, U.S. Weapons Are Not the Answer

HUMIRE: As Venezuela Inches Toward Syria-Style War, U.S. Weapons Are Not the Answer

For months the protests in Venezuela have been escalating and, last week, The Miami Herald revealed an audio recording suggesting that military snipers could be used against the Venezuelan protesters. The implications

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Checking Iran’s Gambit: A Review of Canada’s Policy Toward the Islamic Republic

Checking Iran’s Gambit: A Review of Canada’s Policy Toward the Islamic Republic

May 2017 • Issue 4 This Dispatch provides an overview of Iran’s activities in Canada, including those of its proxy group Hezbollah, that led to Canada’s firm response in 2012. In detailing the steps taken b

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Joseph Humire: “Perú es más fuerte que el terrorismo de Hezbollah”

Joseph Humire: “Perú es más fuerte que el terrorismo de Hezbollah”

Era el mes de octubre de 2014 cuando tuvo lugar la detención de un ciudadano libanés en territorio peruano. De nombre Mohammed Hamdar y de 30 años de edad, esta detención no es una más de las que se practican a dia

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Joseph Humire: “Militantes de Hezbolá están en Perú desde 1985”

Joseph Humire: “Militantes de Hezbolá están en Perú desde 1985”

Grupos extremistas tienen fuerte presencia en Brasil y Venezuela, advierte director del Center for a Secure Free Society (SFS). El ciudadano libanés Muhamad Galeb Hamdar, presunto miembro de la organización terrorista

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Peru summit provides opportunity to ramp up fight against ISIS

Peru summit provides opportunity to ramp up fight against ISIS

When President Barack Obama visits Lima this week for a two-day Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, the fight against Islamist terrorism should be at the very top of his agenda.  In the last year, ISIS affi

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Opinion: Watch out Rio 2016, Islamic terror networks are not new in Brazil

Opinion: Watch out Rio 2016, Islamic terror networks are not new in Brazil

On the eve of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Brazilian and international authorities are working overtime on necessary countermeasures against a potential terrorist attack. Over the last month, more than a dozen Islamic ex

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After Nisman: How the Death of a Prosecutor Revealed Iran’s Growing Influence in the Americas

After Nisman: How the Death of a Prosecutor Revealed Iran’s Growing Influence in the Americas

After Nisman: How the death of a prosecutor revealed Iran's growing influence in the Americas describes Iran's Threat Network as a missing link to solving the death of Alberto Nisman, special prosecutor f

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