CIB and EIA publish third issue of The Intelligence Review
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CIB and EIA publish third issue of The Intelligence Review

The CIB is pleased to announce the publication of the third issue of The Intelligence Review, a volume of useful analytical forecasts by CIB analysts, which relate to some of the most pressing questions in global security today. The volume is the product of a transatlantic collaboration between the CIB and the European Intelligence Academy (EIA), a network of intelligence studies scholars, specialists and students, who are dedicated to promoting international collaboration in intelligence scholarship and research. Continue reading

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CIB holds its second symposium at the Myrtle Beach Education Center
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CIB holds its second symposium at the Myrtle Beach Education Center

Nearly 70 people gathered at the Myrtle Beach Education Center on the morning of Friday, April 21, for the second Chanticleer Intelligence Brief Symposium. The event featured timely updates about some of the world’s most critical hot spots by a panel of CIB Analysts. It was held in conjunction with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Coastal Carolina University, and supported by the Edwards College of Humanities and Arts at Coastal Carolina University. Continue reading

Foiled attack shows shift in focus of Islamist extremists in Indonesia
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Foiled attack shows shift in focus of Islamist extremists in Indonesia

Early last month, Detachment 88, Indonesia’s counterterrorism unit, foiled an attempt by the Katibah Gigih Ramat (KGR) Cell to launch a rocket at Singapore’s Marina Bay from the island of Batam. The failed attempt indicates the rising popularity of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Indonesia and shows that Indonesian Islamist militants are becoming increasingly globally-oriented. It can be stated with moderate confidence that Jemaah Islamiyah does not continue to pose a security threat today, as it has been overshadowed by ISIS. Continue reading