News & Events - The Centre for Security Governance publishes Frazer-Nash article on insider attacks


The Canadian Centre for Security Governance (CSG) has published a Frazer-Nash article on Insider attacks.

Written by human factors expert, Ryan Meeks, the article 'Insider Attacks - A Persisting Afghan Threat and Lessons for the Future' is based on his understanding developed as part of his research into the cultural, social, political and psychological factors that can contribute to insider attacks.

Insider attacks (IA), or 'Green-on-Blue' attacks, is the term used for when a member of the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) attacks a member of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF). IA's have plagued ISAF since 2008, proving a real and present danger for coalition personnel within the country. Indeed, 15% of coalition deaths in Afghanistan in 2012 were as a result of IA.

You can read the full article here.

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