20 Sep 2018

‘Hardline takeover’ blamed for latest Boko Haram violence

An increase in Boko Haram violence and tactics in Nigeria has been linked to a power grab by hardline members of the groups leadership, who have allegedly killed the group’s de facto leader some weeks ago due to his moderate stances. This faction had allied itself with ISIS and has

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20 Sep 2018

State Dept: Worldwide terrorist attacks decreased by 23% in 2017

Terror attacks around the world decreased by 23% from 2016 to 2017, while the total number of deaths from terrorist attacks decreased by 27%, according to the head of the U.S. State Department’s counterterrorism office. This overall trend was largely driven by U.S. successes in Iraq, where terrorist attacks plunged

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20 Sep 2018

US Names Iran Leading State Sponsor Of Terrorism

The US State Department, in its annual report on global terrorism, has named Iran the leading state sponsor of terrorism that reaches nearly every continent. From fundraising networks in West Africa, weapons depots in South America, and activity across Western countries, the state “has no reservations about using [terrorism] on

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12 Sep 2018

Al Qaeda leader: America is the main enemy in a ‘single war with different fronts’

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahiri released a message marking the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, highlighting the U.S. as the common enemy in all worldwide battlefronts. “We must wage the war – in any part of the Islamic World – as if it is a single war with

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04 Jun 2018

Britain revising security strategy to counter evolving terror threats

Responding to the reduction in radicalization time, the transition of radicalization to the domain of the internet, and the use of legal tools in attacks, Britain is adjusting its security strategy. This adjustment will revamp its interaction with technology and information sharing, while working to strengthen ties with businesses.  The

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02 Feb 2011

Terror Operations: Case Studies in Terrorism

Terror Operations: Case Studies in Terrorism is a supplemental handbook that presents several terrorist incidents in a case study methodology. This handbook supports a U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence capstone reference guide on terrorism, DCSINT handbook No. 1, A Military Guide to Terrorism

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