The Centers for Disease Control and Education are exhibitors at this week’s International Conference on Missions (ICOM) in Columbus, Ohio. The CDC told CCI that they are intentionally reaching out to … [Read more...]

AQAP publishes updated bomb tutorial and target list

INSITE ON TERRORISM (August 18, 2014): On August 16, 2014, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an English-language publication calling for lone wolf jihadi attacks, targeting American, … [Read more...]

Reuters: Attacks on aid workers hit worst levels on record

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) August 19, 2014 - The number of attacks on aid workers soared last year to the highest level on record, with Afghanistan the most dangerous country to be a … [Read more...]

Threat to Kidnap American Woman in Afghanistan

OSAC published the following warning on June 27, 2014: "As of late June 2014, militants based in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, planned to kidnap an unidentified female U.S. citizen in … [Read more...]

State Department Warning re: Churches and Places of Worship in Nigeria

The State Department issued the following statement regarding Nigeria today. CCI notes with interest that the first location for which the State Department urges "particular vigilance" are churches … [Read more...]


This six chapter report offers the clearest and best-supported account of the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consular office and CIA annex in Benghazi that CCI has seen. We highly recommend … [Read more...]

al Qaeda on the rebound, experts say – CNN

(CNN) December 28, 2013 -- Two years after the end of the Iraq war, the U.S. State Department confirmed this week that it is providing the fragile country with sophisticated weapons and drones. Iraq … [Read more...]

Field Security Seminar: June 5-7, 2014; Warrenton, MO

CCI will hold an open Field Security Seminar (FSS) on June 5-7, 2014 at Child Evangelism Fellowship in Warrenton, MO. The FSS is three days of intensive, field-based training for faith-based staff … [Read more...]

Gen. Dempsey: Syrian conflict not militarily decisive

Iran Press TV Wed Aug 21, 2013 2:18PM GMT The top American military officer has warned about a US military attack against Syria, saying it would further commit Washington to a conflict that is … [Read more...]

CNN: ‘Horrible’: Christian churches across Egypt stormed, torched

By Sarah Sirgany and Laura Smith-Spark, CNN August 16, 2013 -- Updated 0908 GMT (1708 HKT) Kafr Hakim, Egypt (CNN) -- For 67 years, the Virgin Mary Church has been a peaceful refuge for Shenouda … [Read more...]