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April 2022

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Featured Image - Violent Crime in Ecuador [Apr22]

Following recent success in lowering crime rates, what is causing violence in Ecuador to spiral out of control?

In this crime and safety report for Ecuador, we look at how the country’s status as an ideal route for Latin America’s drug traffickers has led to a spike in violent crime related to the drug trade – with links to Mexican cartels looking to control the flow of cocaine through Ecuador.

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How does ASEAN compare to the EU?

In this episode of The Insight, Regional Analyst Chris Bowe looks at the two groups, explains ASEAN’s aims, challenges and relations with countries such as China, and why ASEAN’s integration and unity may differ from that seen in the EU.

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The ultimate guide to threat intelligence for security

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Intelligence Fusion’s definitive guide to threat intelligence provides everything you need to know about implementing and using threat intelligence within your organisation, as well as how to find the best threat intelligence solution for you and your team.

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How company-wide hackathons improve our OSINT platform

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CTO Joe Sweeny explains how hackathons help hone the skills of our in-house software engineering team to aid their work powering our threat intelligence platform and security solution technology – relied on by security teams across the world.

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WEST AFRICA

Intelligence Fusion’s coverage over the past month features France’s planned withdrawal from Mali, increasing attacks in South-West Nigeria, as well as the latest on crime and terrorism, politics and society from across the region.

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LONDON

Highlighting the crime trends – including knife crime, thefts and assaults – the planned protest activity across the city, and shines a spotlight on the reported rise in anti-Semitic incidents recorded in the capital over the past 12 months.

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CENTRAL ASIA

February’s report features, among others, Central Asia’s reaction to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the upcoming presidential elections in Turkmenistan, and tensions between the Afghan Taliban and their Central Asian neighbours..

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Russophobia on the Rise2

Following the invasion of Ukraine, discrimination, hostility and hate crimes targeting Russian communities living across Europe is on the rise.

As the war continues, the risks posed to Russians – regardless of if they stay in Europe or return to their home country – are likely to increase.

We take a closer look at the anti-Russian activity we’ve witnessed throughout Europe since the invasion, and how an increasingly polarised environment could escalate in the short term.