Tagged: radicalization

Islamic State Attacks in Europe: New Tactics in Terrorism

The European Union’s First Response Network (FRN) recently convened to discuss the evolving methods of Islamic State (IS) terrorists in Europe.  Comprised of counter-terrorism experts from every EU member state, the FRN met in response to the series of coordinated attacks that took place on November 13, 2015 in Paris...

Looking Back: The Portland Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Bomb Plot, November 26, 2010

Today, November 26, 2012, is the second anniversary of the foiled terrorist plot to bomb Portland’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Pioneer Courthouse Square. On that day in 2010, Mohamed Osman Mohamud, a naturalized US citizen from Mogadishu, Somalia, attempted to detonate a vehicle bomb near a packed Christmas...

FBI Report on the Events at Ft. Hood, Texas

William H. Webster recently delivered to the FBI the “Final Report of the William H. Webster Commission on the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Counterterrorism Intelligence, and the Events at Fort Hood, Texas, on November 9, 2009.” The unclassified version of this report can be read here. The report examines the...

UK House of Commons Explores the “Roots of Violent Radicalization”

Roots of Violent Radicalisation, Home Affairs Committee, Nineteenth Report of Session 2010-12, Volume I The UK House of Commons Home Affairs Committee has released a new report titled, “Roots of Violent Radicalisation.” Following the Coalition Government taking office in 2010, it was announced that there would be a review of...