n Africa Conflict Monthly Monitor - The politicising of the African intelligence community - an interview with Jonathan Lautier, Director of SIRS Consultancy Ltd. : Africa-wide - informed opinions : interviews with experts

Volume 2013, Issue 03
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Jonathan Lautier is an experienced open-source geopolitical and resilience analyst and Director of SIRS Consultancy Ltd, a United Kingdom-based specialist security and geopolitical research company. Lautier has written or contributed to numerous articles and projects on geopolitical security and resilience issues, several of which have focussed on African terrorism and security matters. He has personal expertise on the subject of the African intelligence community, as well as on the intelligence and security services of individual African states, having undertaken a state-by-state examination of African national security and intelligence organisations and frameworks. One of his primary interests regarding the intelligence communities of individual states is how these can become politicised, and what can be done to prevent this.

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