France’s arsenal to combat money-laundering and terrorist financing.

France’s arsenal to combat money-laundering and terrorist financing.

The fight against illicit financial flows is a priority for the French authorities. Money laundering is central to criminal activities and is a threat to the economic and political stability of countries and international security. The rise of terrorism has made it necessary to strengthen the surveillance of financial circuits that could fund it. To […]

Terrorism: A very real threat against France.

Terrorism: A very real threat against France.

France and French interests have been the target of international terrorism linked to the situation in the Near and Middle East in the 1980s, the Groupe Islamique Armé (GIA) in Algeria in the 1990s, and international jihadist networks close to or inspired by Al-Qaeda since the 2001 attacks in the United States and the subsequent […]

French policy against Transnational Organized Crime TOC.

French policy against Transnational Organized Crime TOC.

Transnational Organized Crime TOC  is the work of a international structured group existing with the aim of committing crimes in order to obtain a financial or other material benefit.  TOC covers all major areas of trafficking: drugs, human beings, arms, stolen vehicles, and wild animals and plants, etc. TOC is closely tied to corruption and money laundering. […]

The French National Gendarmerie confirms its choice for Novadem´s Drones.

The French National Gendarmerie confirms its choice for Novadem´s Drones.

  by Charlotte Roudovsky,  Journalist and Head of Communications of France Security News.   Almost one year later to the day following the notification of the first market aiming at equipping the French National Gendarmerie with UAVs, Novadem just won the second contract concerning the furniture of 19 units of the NX70, its new tactical drones. These […]

From Nice to Saint- Etienne-du Rouvray, the limits of pacifist discourse.

From Nice to Saint- Etienne-du Rouvray, the limits of pacifist discourse.

  by  Alejandro Ronard Alem.- The murder of Father Jacques Hamel, pastor of the Catholic Church of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, located in the Metropol , Rouen, city of the region of Normandy, whose population is about 29,000 inhabitants; highlights once again some flaws in the security apparatus and lack of coordination between the executive and judicial branches […]

Report of French Parliament “on Daesh financial and military capabilities “.

Report of French Parliament “on Daesh financial and military capabilities “.

  by Alejandro Ronard Alem.- It all began with a statement by the European Union´s Ambassador (EU) in Iraq Jana Hybášková , which hinted at the possible purchase of Daesh´s  oil by European countries. These rumors, together with the territorial conquest of Daesh (ISIL, ISIS, etc.) and its many financial sources, made the Chamber of Deputies […]

Paris: Parliamentary panel calls for intelligence overhaul by creating a French Counterterrorism Center.

Paris: Parliamentary panel calls for intelligence overhaul by creating a French Counterterrorism Center.

PARIS — A parliamentary inquiry in France has urged authorities to overhaul the intelligence services by creating a unified structure, after it identified multiple failures before the two terrorist attacks that struck the country in 2015, lawmakers said Tuesday. At a news conference in Paris, the lawmakers who took part in the inquiry called on […]