Category terrorism

Coronavirus: Experts Warn Of Bioterrorism After Pandemic

Coronavirus: Experts warn of bioterrorism after pandemic | DW | 25.05.2020 DW · by Deutsche Welle (www.dw.com) The Council of Europe has warned of a potential increase in the use of biological weapons, like viruses or bacterias, in a post-coronavirus world. Terrorists would not forget “lessons learned” during the pandemic. Security experts from the Council of Europe […]

Special Operations Forces’ Adviser Warns ISIS May Exploit Pandemic: ‘Maybe We’re Not Paying Enough Attention’

Special operations forces’ adviser warns ISIS may exploit pandemic: ‘Maybe we’re not paying enough attention’ foxnews.com · by Matt London | Fox News Video ISIS could exploit coronavirus pandemic to carry out terror attacks, EU officials warns Former Green Beret Lt. Col. Scott Mann, writer of ‘Last Out’ airing on Fox Nation, reacts. Get all the latest […]

A Rocket Attack (Against A Small U.S. Base/Outpost In Afghanistan): Two Narratives. This Is What Happened.

A Rocket Attack. Two Narratives. This Is What Happened. The New York Times · by Thomas Gibbons-Neff · May 12, 2020 at war Nine Americans were injured last October in an attack by the Taliban in southern Afghanistan. The U.S. military said there were no casualties. The Marines’ living area on Outpost Bost after a Taliban attack in […]

The Century Of Bioweapons: The Coronavirus Disruptive Effects Will Inevitably Spur Evil Minds Into Action

As one of my followers wrote:   … an extraordinary demonstration of the power of weaponized biology   … imagine a jihadist group or other criminal organization   The ability to recognize new diseases quickly and to develop treatments and vaccines has become a cornerstone of national defense. https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-century-of-bioweapons-11588025901?mod=opinion_featst_pos1 The Century of Bioweapons The coronavirus’s disruptive effects […]

CIA Agents: How Bill Clinton Stopped Us From Preventing 9/11

CIA Agents: How Bill Clinton Stopped Us From Preventing 9/11 In an exclusive clip from the Showtime documentary “The Longest War,” premiering April 19, CIA agents explain how Bill Clinton blocked the U.S. from killing Osama bin Laden. Marlow Stern Senior Entertainment Editor Published Apr. 19, 2020 5:00AM ET The Daily Beast · by Marlow Stern · April […]

Extremists See Global Chaos From Virus As An Opportunity

Extremists see global chaos from virus as an opportunity AP · by CARA ANNA · April 2, 2020 JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Both the Islamic State group and al-Qaida see the coronavirus as a threat, but some of their fighters also see the upheaval from the pandemic as an opportunity to win over more supporters and strike harder than […]

DASD Christopher Miller Nominated To Lead National Counterterrorism Center

  (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Zachery Perkins) DASD Christopher Miller Nominated to Lead National Counterterrorism Center March 18, 2020  Homeland Security Today https://www.hstoday.us/people-on-the-move/dasd-christopher-miller-nominated-to-lead-national-counterterrorism-center/ The White House said today that President Trump intends to nominate Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Combating Terrorism Christopher Miller to be director of the National Counterterrorism Center, […]

Book Review: The Dragons And The Snakes, By David Kilcullen

Excerpts: The snakes have learned to adapt their warfare and their systems to put the West on the back foot. Add to this the rapid development of the internet, wi-fi, mobile phones and social media, and you have warfare in which a small mortar team with a smartphone can use GPS to give their location […]

The US Should Send More, Not Fewer, Troops To West Africa

The US Should Send More, Not Fewer, Troops to West Africa America’s interests and unique security partnerships in this burgeoning region argue for more help, not less. BY MATTHEW DALTONREAD BIO defenseone.com · by Read bio As the Pentagon looks to redistribute and possibly draw down its troops in Africa, it should consider not trimming but boosting its presence […]

The Saudi Connection: Inside The 9/11 Case That Divided The F.B.I.

Concluding excerpts: On Jan. 13, a group of 9/11 families — survivors of the attacks and relatives of those killed — filed into a courtroom in Lower Manhattan. Filling the wooden benches and packed against the paneled walls, they listened intently as their lawyers and those of the Saudi government debated dry points of legal procedure. […]