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.