March – Threat Assessment

This month’s Threat Assessment by Berto Jongman includes:

  • Impending third phase of Joint Investigative Mission (JIM) will focus on five specific chemical attacks (four chlorine attacks, one mustard gas attack)
  • Uncertainties about the size and nature of North Korea’s biological weapon program
  • Fifth anniversary of the Fukushima disaster will be a day of global action to raise awareness about the environmental and political costs North Korean tests of ‘hydrogen bomb’ and satellite rocket trigger new sanctions and other counter measures
  • Collapse of peace process creates political vacuum that can be exploited by jihadist groups pledging allegiance to Daesh

These Threat Assessments are based on open sources.