Special Advisory: AQIM Threat Mali

CCI SPECIAL ADVISORY AQIM Threat in Mali SUMMARY: 1. CCI assesses a significantly increased threat of kidnapping and other terrorist attacks against missionaries and faith-based workers in Mali … [Read more...]

Special Advisory Available: Threat to Missionaries in Niger

SPECIAL ADVISORY NOTICE Threats to Missionaries in Niger December 7, 2016 CCI has developed information indicating an increased threat to expatriate missionaries and Christian staff in Niger. … [Read more...]

Threats Related to Bamako Hotels

SPECIAL ADVISORY Threats Related to Hotels in Bamako, Mali November 17, 2016 CCI has received information from reliable local sources in Bamako that as a result of specific security concerns … [Read more...]

CCI Special Advisory: Military Coup Underway in Turkey

SITUATION Earlier today some military units in Turkey launched an attempt to take over the Turkish government.  Elements within the government are resisting, and claims and counter-claims by … [Read more...]

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...]