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Civilians as the Main Threat to Security: From Conventional to New Security Response

To adapt our security response to hybrid wars and to ensure the safety of our citizens, it appears necessary for many strategists to unify civil and military counterinsurgency, to give a greater role to civilians in defense and security fields, to work in close collaboration with different sectors and combining capabilities, as well as to choose technologically driven solutions.

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Jihadists in Mozambique: Where did they come from and how did it happen?

Developing peacefully compared to some of its African neighbors in the 1990s, Mozambique was considered by many to be a bastion of continental progress. However, November 2020 witnessed a horrific attack which led to the beheading of over 50 people by Islamist militants. This assault was the most serious incident yet in a Jihadist campaign that has been waged in the north of the country over the last three years.

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Naturally Extremist Disasters: The Threat of Poor Response to Natural Disasters

Since 1970, the number of natural disasters across the world has more than quadrupled. However, for countries or regions with pre-existing political instability, social vulnerabilities and radical group activity, the cost of reconstruction is only one of many potential problems which will need to be rectified.

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