Enabling the delivery of humanitarian and development assistance.

Cassie Blombaum
  • Ashford
  • United Kingdom
 

Cassie Blombaum's Page

Profile Information

Organization/Company Name
The Inkerman Group
Type of Organization/Company
Security and Political Risk
Current Security Function
Political Risk, Security
Country(s) and/or Region(s) of Responsibility, Expertise, and Interest
KENT
Are you willing to be contacted by INSSA sponsors and partners?
Yes

Cassie Blombaum's Blog

THE FAÇADE OF A FAIR CONSTITUTION: HOW ZIMBABWE’S REFORMS MAY END IN A VIOLENT VICTORY FOR ROBERT MUGABE

Posted on May 14, 2013 at 7:07am 0 Comments

All eyes are on Zimbabwe this month as the African nation enters the home stretch of its high-profile, if predictable, election season. Indeed, perhaps the only ‘unpredictable’ facet of the Zimbabwean polls is when, exactly, voters are slated to cast their ballots. Despite repeated promises from President Robert Mugabe and his allies to have the contest take place in June 2013, Zimbabwe’s media outlets are now variously reporting that the election will take place…

Continue

TERROR IN TRIPOLI: MILITANTS CAPITALISE ON LIBYA’S DISJOINTED SECURITY SYSTEM

Posted on April 24, 2013 at 6:30am 0 Comments

(Image provided by Inkerman personnel)

A sense of anxiety permeates the air in Libya, with citizens and foreign nationals expressing unease over the Maghreb nation’s deteriorating security condition. As can be expected, Libyans remain apprehensive with regard to the ability of the government to safeguard residents following another high-profile attack in a major city. This time, however, the attack did not occur in…

Continue

LIBYA’S KIDNAP CONUNDRUM: A REVISIT

Posted on April 19, 2013 at 5:57am 0 Comments

(Note:  This is part two in a series that analyses the risk of kidnaps in Libya)

When undertaking an operation as ambitious as physically rooting out wayward militias in Libya, a few ‘security snags’ are expected to pop up along the way.

Indeed, as the Maghreb nation’s government-backed forces…

Continue

BRAZIL AND ANGOLA: THE OTHER SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP

Posted on April 15, 2013 at 9:16am 0 Comments

One adage that often comes to mind when discussing the relationship between Angola and Brazil arises from the legendary words of an old friar by the name of Gonçalo João. According to historical tradition, in 1646 João, a Jesuit missionary, announced quite simply that “there is no Brazil without Angola”. Sadly, however, João was not referencing the “special relationship” in the vein of the purported economic, security and cultural ties described between that of…

Continue

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of INSSA to add comments!

Join INSSA

  • No comments yet!
 
 
 

Strategic Alliances

NGO Safety & Security News

© 2017   Created by INSSA Online.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service