05 Jul 2015

MI5: Britain faces biggest threat from terrorism in a decade

“The Government has met with MI5 and counter terror police chiefs to discuss the possibility of raising the UK’s threat level to ‘Critical’, meaning an attack is imminent. Threats from the Islamic State to attack the West during the holy month of Ramadan and to mark the first year of

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02 Jul 2015

Pentagon Releases New National Military Strategy

“The Pentagon has released a new National Military Strategy, the first update to that document since 2011 — one that warns the threat of major war with another nation is ‘growing.’” Source: Pentagon Releases New National Military Strategy

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02 Jul 2015

Large police response in D.C. after reports of an active shooter at Navy Yard

“Metropolitan Police and U.S. Park Police are on scene at Navy Yard in D.C. for a report of a shooting.” Source: Large police response in D.C. after reports of an active shooter at Navy Yard | WJLA.com

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01 Jul 2015

Major counter-terror drill unfolds in heart of London

“In the heart of London three masked men armed with assault rifles descend on a Tube station, firing at civilians. So began Britain’s biggest ever counter-terror exercise on Tuesday. Around 1,000 police officers, special forces, ambulance and fire crews took over the disused Aldwych station in London’s West End theatre

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30 Jun 2015

No specific terror threat linked to DHS’ July 4th warning

“There is no ‘specific, credible intelligence’ that ISIS or ISIS sympathizers are planning to hit Americans or U.S. soil over the 4th of July weekend, even though Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson called last week for increased vigilance, according to White House spokesman Josh Earnest.” Source: No specific terror threat

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29 Jun 2015

Scotland Yard creates SAS-style unit to counter threat of terrorist gun attack

“Scotland Yard has created an SAS-style unit of armed officers to counter the threat of a terrorist gun attack in Britain. The 130 counter-terrorism specialist firearms officers (CTSFOs) who make up the elite unit have been equipped with new weapons and retrained in new tactics, such as fast-roping from helicopters

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28 Jun 2015

Fourth of July terror warning issued by FBI, Homeland Security

“Federal authorities have warned local law enforcement officials across the country about a heightened concern involving possible terror attacks targeting the July 4th holiday, a U.S. law enforcement official said. While there was no specific or credible threat of attack, the official said the intelligence bulletin prepared by the Department

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25 Jun 2015

FBI Rounding Up Islamic State Suspects

“They say the FBI has shifted its approach toward arrests rather than keeping suspects under surveillance, and is also targeting individuals thought to be planning attacks in the U.S., unlike the bureau’s past focus on volunteers preparing to join ISIS’s fight abroad. ‘Lately, we have seen an uptick in the number

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23 Jun 2015

NC teen charged with plotting mass shooting to support ISIS

“A 19-year-old North Carolina man was charged on Monday for planning a ‘big attack’ on behalf of Islamic extremists. According to federal charges, Justin Sullivan claimed to be a part of the ‘Islamic State of North America,’ whose ‘doctrine is Guerilla Warfare in and out.’ Sullivan allegedly planned to obtain

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23 Jun 2015

Nunes: US Is At ‘Highest Threat Level We Have Ever Faced’

“The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee warns that America is dealing with ‘the highest threat level we have ever faced in this country.’ Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., told CBS’ ‘Face the Nation’ on Sunday that the threat is coming from the radicalization of young people and foreign fighters heading

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