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Israeli intelligence missed signs that might have warned Hamas were about to attack.
The bloody ground attacks by Hamas in Israel caused the biggest shock. But the unprecedented scale of rocketry and successful use of armed drones contributed to the surprise.
From the war in Ukraine and China’s role in the Pacific, to multi-billion-dollar military decisions, New Zealand will face huge challenges during the next term of government.
The success of the Somali case illustrates what a high degree of shared interests among international actors can achieve.
Indigenous knowledge of spiritual protection could help fight crime.
Does New Zealand have more to lose than gain by joining ‘pillar two’ of the AUKUS security pact? The next government will have to decide, with serious implications for the country’s foreign policy.
African leaders at the second Africa-Russia summit need to speak with one voice.
Capturing biometric data helps UN agencies and other groups avoid the risk of fraud and increase efficiency. But the practice is complicated and has created security risks for vulnerable groups.
The transitional government is determined to change its partners to fight insecurity in Mali – but results will be hard to come by.
Ghana’s implementation of key population policies has not been consistent.
The US and China are talking again, but security issues between the two countries linger.
Nigeria’s National Assembly must not shirk its oversight responsibilities, focusing on four priorities will be a good place to start.
For Nigeria’s new security chiefs to succeed, there is the need to depoliticise, demilitarise, and optimise operational capabilities of the armed forces.
The Wagner rebellion in Russia has implications for African countries that depend on mercenaries and non-state armed groups for security.
Intelligence reports offer information that can avert threats to national security or promote national interests.
The ongoing war in Sudan poses security, humanitarian, political and economic challenges for Chad.
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu inherits major security challenges. Job creation, poverty alleviation and inclusive growth may be the solution.
A lack of political legitimacy can lead governments to illegal purchases of small arms and light weapons.
While some cyber criminals have previously avoided schools and health-care organisations, it seems these are now fair game.