Tagged: general

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…

Churchgoers Armed, Trained in Wake of Mass Shootings

HASLET, TEXAS — Acrid gun smoke clouded the sunny entrance of a Texas church on a recent Sunday.
Seven men wearing heavy vests and carrying pistols loaded with blanks ran toward the sound of the shots, stopping at the end of a long hallway. As one…

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…

Mexico cartel hangs bodies from city bridge in grisly show of force



Jalisco New Generation cartel claims 19 deaths in Uruapan
Drug gangs believed to be fighting for control of avocado trade

The crypts of bodies in a separate incident in Guadalajara in 2018. The Jalisco…