29 Jul 2015

Spy head: ‘Lone wolves’ bigger threat than al Qaeda

“The threat from ‘lone wolf’ extremists who have the ability to carry out isolated attacks across the U.S. is more of a concern than fears about al Qaeda, the nation’s top spy said on Tuesday.” Source: Spy head: ‘Lone wolves’ bigger threat than al Qaeda | TheHill

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29 Jul 2015

Man Inspired by ISIS Charged With Plotting Florida Backpack Bombing

“A man described by the FBI as an Islamic State sympathizer has been charged with plotting to detonate a backpack bomb on a Florida beach. A criminal complaint unsealed Tuesday charges 23-year-old Harlem Suarez of Key West with attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction in the U.S. Authorities

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25 Jul 2015

Protecting Against Economic Espionage

“Industries in the United States spend more on research and development than any other country in the world. The amount of effort and resources put into developing a unique product or process that can provide an edge in the business world is not unsubstantial. But what happens if someone comes

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25 Jul 2015

Chattanooga shooting: Pentagon discourages civilian guards

“The Pentagon has urged US citizens not to carry out armed patrols outside military recruitment centres. Civilians acting as unofficial guards have appeared outside some centres since five service personnel were shot dead last week in Tennessee. Military personnel are generally barred from carrying firearms at recruitment centres and bases.”

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24 Jul 2015

Louisiana shooting: Lafayette cinema gunman kills two

“A gunman has opened fire at a cinema in the US state of Louisiana, killing two people and injuring nine others before shooting himself, officials say. Police said the attacker was a 58-year-old white man armed with a handgun but did not release any further details.” Source: Louisiana shooting: Lafayette

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22 Jul 2015

A Look at Attacks on Military Bases in the U.S.

“A gunman attacked two military facilities Thursday in Tennessee, killing four Marines and wounding a sailor who died two days later, officials said. The suspect also is dead. Here is a look at other recent attacks on military facilities in the U.S.:” Source: A Look at Attacks on Military Bases

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20 Jul 2015

Tennessee shootings crystallize FBI terrorism concerns

“The deadly shootings at military sites in Tennessee illustrate the threat that FBI officials have warned about: violence directed against a vulnerable government target by a lone gunman with apparent terrorist aspirations.” Source: Tennessee shootings crystallize FBI terrorism concerns

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20 Jul 2015

Governors order National Guardsmen to be armed

“Governors in at least a half-dozen states ordered National Guardsmen to be armed in the wake of an attack on two military facilities in Tennessee, and Florida Gov. Rick Scott went a step further Saturday by immediately relocated recruiters to armories.” Source: Governors order National Guardsmen to be armed

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20 Jul 2015

Marine recruiters told not to wear uniforms after attack

“The military services have taken swift action to increase security after Thursday’s shootings in Tennessee, even closing some facilities and telling Marine recruiters not to wear uniforms in public.” Source: Marine recruiters told not to wear uniforms after attack

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17 Jul 2015

4 Marines killed, 1 injured in Chattanooga attacks

“Four Marines were killed and another injured after a gunman attacked two military facilities Thursday in Tennessee. The shooter was also killed. Marine officials confirmed four Marine fatalities at the Navy and Marine Corps Reserve Center in Chattanooga in a statement on social media. The names of the Marines killed

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