CCI Special Advisory: Al-Shabaab Threat

INCREASING THREAT TO FAITH-BASED WORKERS IN SOMALIA AND THE SPHERE OF INTEREST OF AL-SHABAAB In light of recent US military action against al-Shabaab targets in Somalia, CCI assesses the risk of … [Read more...]

CCI Special Advisory Follow-up: FAQs Regarding Managing Kidnappings Under New US Hostage Policy

BACKGROUND SUMMARY On January 14, 2016, CCI issued a Special Advisory with recommendations for managing kidnapping cases under the new U.S. hostage policies enacted in June of 2015. Two major … [Read more...]

CCI Special Advisory: Managing Kidnappings Under New US Hostage Policy

SUMMARY Over a period of 30 years of assisting mission agencies managing kidnappings, CCI has experienced the widest possible range of support and interaction with the United States government … [Read more...]

CCI Special Advisory Regarding Yemen

SUMMARY Earlier today (March 20, 2015) multi-stage attacks killed at least 120 people and wounded an additional 300 at two mosques in Sana’a, according to early media reports.  CNN reported that … [Read more...]

CCI Issues Special Advisory Regarding Yemen

January 27, 2015 As this Advisory is written, Yemen is essentially a country without governance. The following quote from the New York Times on January 25 is informative: "Power in Yemen is largely … [Read more...]

CCI SPECIAL ADVISORY: Threat to Schools in Pakistan

CCI has received reliable information that the Pakistan Taliban is planning attacks on schools in the country, including the targeting of American and Christian schools. Read the full CCI Advisory … [Read more...]

CCI SPECIAL ADVISORY: Increasing Boko Haram Threat to Faith-Based Workers in Nigeria

In response to requests from multiple faith-based organizations, CCI has issued a Special Advisory updating its assessment of the Boko Haram threat in Nigeria. READ ADVISORY   … [Read more...]


CCI has issued a Special Advisory discussing the potential threat and appropriate responses for US faith-based organizations following the bombing event at the Boston Marathon. Read the Advisory … [Read more...]


SUMMARY Law enforcement and military sources are reporting the establishment of a Hezbollah presence in Mexico, possibly supported by Iranian elements, targeting Western interests in Latin … [Read more...]

Death of Osama bin Laden

SUMMARY The May 1, 2011 announcement that United States forces killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan is likely to result in retaliatory acts of terrorism against targets of interest to Islamist … [Read more...]