Tagged: action

Should We Just Let the Army Do It?

PROFESSIONAL ARMIES often toil in obscurity until they are needed. Absent a sense of external threat, militaries are often unappreciated and lack constituencies of their own. These professional armies, as is the case in most European and North American…

Hong Kong protests: Chinese security trial giant 'electric' fork devices

A man is escorted by armed officers during a drill at Shenzhen Bay Sports Centre. (Reuters)Chinese armed forces are currently practicing with giant ‘electric’ fork devices that could potentially be used on Hong Kong protesters.Members of China’s parami…

The Maritime Security Challenge in Sabah

Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) fighters (file image via social media)
By CIMSEC[1] 2019-08-16 12:57:40
[By Zachary Abuza, PhD]
 In 2013, a group of several hundred armed militants from the southern Philippines landed in the Sabahan city of Lahud Datu in a…