IHS Jane's Intelligence Review

  • Human trafficking finds its way onto the internet

    Key Points Internet usage is playing an increasing role in human trafficking for sexual exploitation in certain countries, although in most cases offenders still rely on traditional networks of contacts to manage the criminal business. Trafficking in human beings is generally linked to

  • Country Risk Watch - November 2014

    Removal of Ugandan PM is likely to expose fractures within NRM Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni on 18 September dismissed his former long-time ally and potential political rival Amama Mbabazi as prime minister following an apparent power struggle, replacing him with former minister of health

  • Chilean government signals possible existence of other IED cells as Santiago bombing investigation focuses on city outskirts

    EVENT Rodrigo Peñailillo, Chile's Minister of the Interior, said on 20 September that he did not rule out the existence of more groups similar to the one that detonated an improvised explosive device (IED) in a Santiago metro station on 8 September injuring 14 people. Peñailillo was

  • Country Risk Watch - October 2014

    Ukraine and Russia sign ceasefire but peace prospects remain fragile The Ukrainian government, pro-Russian separatists, and the Russian government signed a ceasefire agreement on 5 September, raising the prospect of a negotiated settlement to the conflict in eastern Ukraine. The talks resulted in

  • Dutch government reveals fiscal plan for 2015 focuses on jobs and security

    Key Points The Dutch finance minister presented the 2015 Budget Memorandum to the parliament, aiming to increase spending on defence for the first time in years. The budget is not focusing on austerity measures, as the government intends to use the country's economic recovery to bring down

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