A New Age of Bioterror: Anticipating Exploitation of Tunable Viral Agents

Abstract: Advances in technology, particularly biotechnology, over the past decade have dramatically changed the world. Scientists are employing gene editing tools to cure genetic diseases, reduce the effects of climate change, and generate sustainable food sources. These same tools, however, Read More …

Russian PTKM-1R Top-attack Anti-vehicle Mine Documented in Ukraine

Images shared to social media indicate that the Russian PTKM-1R (ПТКМ-1Р) top-attack anti-vehicle landmine was recently employed in Ukraine. This munition is not known to have been previously employed on operations. It was shown for the first time outside Russia Read More …

Ethiopia arrests four over hotel bomb attack in Harar

Ethiopian authorities have arrested four suspects in connection with the Sunday bomb attack at a hotel in the historic city of Harar. In a statement on Tuesday, Harari Regional State Police Commissioner, Nesri Zekerya, said that the four suspects are Read More …

Syria: Rebel commander seriously injured by IED in Afrin

A commander of the Al-Rahman corps was seriously injured on Wednesday morning by an improvised explosive device (IED) attached to his car in the Al-Ashrafiyah neighborhood in Afrin, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported. The Al-Rahman Legion Read More …

Ukraine: Time of demining territory around Chornobyl NPP to be measured in months

The time for humanitarian demining of the area around the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) will be measured in months, Interior Minister Denys Monastyrsky has said. According to the Minister of Internal Affairs, the examination of the territory around the Read More …