osint9The INT of First Resort: Unlocking the Value of OSINT

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OSINT is vital to the Intelligence Community’s Mission. OSINT both enables other
intelligence collection disciplines and delivers unique intelligence value of its own, allowing the IC to more efficiently and effectively leverage its exquisite collection capabilities. As the opensource environment continues to expand and evolve at breakneck speed, the ability to extract actionable insights from vast amounts of open-source data will only increase in importance. ... Read more

isl24Conference Report – November 2023

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Report Tran scripted and compiled by Sathya Pulukuri (Associate Editor)

Islamic Jihad, as a complex and evolving global security challenge, intertwines with deep socio-political undercurrents, rooted in an ideology advocating for the establishment of Dar-Al-Islam, or territories governed under Islamic law. This worldview promotes a confrontational stance against Dar al-Harb, territories not governed by Islamic law, with jihadists often framing their actions as a defense against perceived cultural, political, or military threats to Islam. This approach frequently involves a strict adherence to Sharia'ah law, shaping their operational and ideological strategies on both local and international stages. Read more

immigpictureAny change in immigration policy for terrorism prevention should be subject to a cost‐​benefit calculation.

August 22, 2023, Policy Analysis No. 958

Alex Nowrasteh
(Vice President for Economic and Social Policy Studies, Cato Institute, USA)

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CATO Institute based in USA

Terrorism is a hazard to human life and material prosperity that should be addressed in a sensible manner whereby the benefits of actions taken to contain it outweigh the costs. A total of 219 foreign‐​born terrorists were responsible for 3,046 murders on U.S. soil from 1975 through the end of 2022. Read more

ter23Dimitrios Kalliontzis
(Corporate Security Professional at EU Agency)

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Published at RIEAS on 3 June 2023

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)

On 26/05/2023, Al-Shabaab militants attacked a Forward Operating Base (FOB) of the Ugandan Army in Bulo Marer, Somalia. The Ugandan troops stationed there were part of the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS).
According to released footage by Al-Shabab's media arm, Al Kataib Foundation, the military base was overrun. At least 2 T55 Main Battle Tanks of the Ugandan Army were destroyed while the garrison suffered a large amount casualty in KIA and WIA.... Read more

terror92Nadav Shragai
(Senior researcher at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. He served as a journalist and commentator at Ha’aretz between 1983 and 2009, is currently a journalist and commentator at Israel Hayom, and has documented the dispute over Jerusalem for thirty years. His books include: Jerusalem: Delusions of Division (Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, 2015); The “Al-Aksa Is in Danger” Libel: The History of a Lie (Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, 2012); the ebook Jerusalem: Correcting the International Discourse – How the West Gets Jerusalem Wrong (Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, 2012); At the Crossroads: The Story of Rachel’s Tomb (Gates for Jerusalem Studies, 2005); The Temple Mount Conflict (Keter, 1995); and the essay: “Jerusalem Is Not the Problem, It Is the Solution,” in Mr. Prime Minister: Jerusalem, Moshe Amirav, ed. (Carmel and Florsheimer Institute, 2005)

Copyright: https://jcpa.org/article/hamas-istanbul-headquarters-has-directed-hundreds-of-terror-attacks-against-israelis-and-laundered-millions-of-dollars/
(Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs – JCPA)

During the “Pioneers of Jerusalem” conference hosted by Turkey in December 2017, Maher Salah, Hamas’ former leader abroad, directly addressed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: “The fate of your country is to disappear from the world, the fate of your kingdom is to be annihilated. I promise him [Netanyahu] that his country will not celebrate the 100th anniversary.” Read more



mumbai11Raagini Sharma
(RIEAS Senior Analyst)

Copyright: @ 2021 Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 24 July 2021

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)

Ten Pakistani terrorist operatives conducted a coordinated fire and bombing attacks at several locations in Mumbai on the night of November 26, 2008, which showcased jihadist violence, killing more than 166 people, and injuring 300 individuals. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station, Cama Hospital, the business and residential complex at Nariman House, Leopold Café, Taj Hotel and Tower and the Oberoi Trident hotel were the key locations in the financial capital which were simultaneously attacked. ... Read more

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