Challenges to corporate security
Richard J Chasdi, Ph.D. explores the potential consequences of intensive globalisation and political threat for terrorist organisations
Terrorist threat to business interests is not new; the murders by the Baader Meinhof gang of German industrialist Hans Martin Schyler in 1977 and Alfred Herrhauseen, Deutsche Bank Chairman in 1989 and the kidnapping of Doctor Rudolf Cordes in Lebanon in 1987 are three high-profile cases. The Marxist-Leninist Tupamaros used terrorism against business targets in Uruguay – one attack against a General Motors facility in July 1969 protested against New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller's visit. In 2013, Islamic . . .