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Is the World Headed Toward Nuclear War?

North Korea, 11/04/2017

Despite it breaching international agreements, North Korea is testing rockets and nuclear weapons. North Korea’s president, Kim Jong Un, is provoking the international community with his actions and raising concerns about a nuclear attack. The USA is threatening severe action and in doing so, taking a unilateral course of action against Pyongyang. Is this the way to reduce the danger or is the world headed toward a nuclear outbreak?

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In case of attacks they march out and save people – Interview with Liam Morrissey

Switzerland, 03/04/2017

Travel can also have drawbacks. Abducted abroad, wrongful detention, extortion or even terror attacks – every day travelers all around the world can be confronted with such situations. Who is leaving for Central or South America, Asia or North Africa gets explicitly warned of these threats. But the number of global terrorist and criminal activity is increasing also in Europe and North America. I, myself, have started trips with an unpleasant feeling in my stomach. I was asking myself: “Can I get any protection against these risks?” Yes, of course – that´s the response of Liam Morrissey, Founder and CEO of MS Risk, a global security management corporation. For protection, you need Plan b, a professional crisis intervention on your travels. In the interview the former Canadian officer Liam explains how Plan b works and gives some practical advice on how you should behave in case of an emergency. And the best thing is: You can benefit from Plan b! As the exclusive Swiss partner of MS Risk, Soliswiss offers Plan b to all its members included in the membership fee of only 60chf.

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Update aus Damaskus

Syria, 28/03/2017

Marie-Louise Haddad lebt nach wie vor im syrischen Damaskus. Letzten Sommer war die Schweizerin zu Besuch in der Schweiz und erzählte im bewegenden Interview von ihrem Alltag in der beschossenen Stadt. Hier meldet sie sich wieder zu Wort und gibt Einblick in die Situation in Syrien.

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Ein Lebensabschnitt in Sri Lanka 1978 bis 2016

, 17/03/2017

Sri Lanka kenne ich seit 1971 als Touristin. Vor allem war ich am Tauchen interessiert. Damals gab es noch keine Tauchbasen. Die Idee kam dann, eine solche selber zu eroeffnen, was 1980 konkret in Angriff genommen wurde. s. meinen nachfolgenden Bericht.

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Annual Analysis – Upcoming conflicts for 2017

Switzerland, 09/02/2017

Which conflicts will concern us this year? The annual analysis provides plausible answers to this question. In addition, new risk zones will be revealed and the development of ongoing crises assessed. Our partner, Conias Risk Intelligence, has contributed informative risk maps to the annual analysis, which contain de-tailed information about risk levels.

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