TERROR at the Capitol

TERROR at the Capitol

Andy Oppenheimer looks into the lack of police and military response to the worst-ever domestic terror attack on the US seat of government On 6 January, a mob of supporters of former US President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol building while lawmakers were counting...
Exercises in Lebanon

Exercises in Lebanon

Andrea D’Angelo and Lt Col Andrea Gloria describe a major CBRN interagency training programme Lebanon has increased its activities in CBRN risk mitigation in response to the rising risk of CBRN events and smuggling of hazardous products through Lebanese territory. In...
Vaccines vs the Variants

Vaccines vs the Variants

Col Zyg Dembek delivers an update on progress in the vaccination effort and asks if we can look to a Covid-free future By mid-June 2021, almost 42% of the US population had been fully vaccinated against Covid-19, with about 52% having received one vaccine dose. In the...
When the going gets tough

When the going gets tough

Katja Kiukas describes the benefits of CBRN monitoring and military armoured vehicles from Environics. Operations under evolving threat scenariosThreat landscapes on modern battlefields are typically complex and evolving – challenging survivability, combat...
Iran: BREAKOUT time

Iran: BREAKOUT time

Samantha Rubinsztejn recounts Iran’s latest nuclear developments For the first time since the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran began enriching uranium at 20% at its Fordow facility in January 2021. According to the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI), the country is able...
Covid-19: Breaking the camel’s back

Covid-19: Breaking the camel’s back

Zyg Dembek investigates the extent of stresses put on healthcare and first responders during the Covid-19 pandemic  The past year has been highly stressful for all healthcare workers and first responders globally. When the first Covid-19 pandemic wave struck, no...