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Global Terror, Local Targets

September 30, 2010

The following is a quick look at where and how some of the leading experts on terrorism believe our enemies may strike. It's in no particular order because each scenario is a nightmare, and how do you rate a nightmare?

Death by Political Correctness

September 13, 2010

A lot has changed since 9/11. But one thing remains the same: There are a lot of bad people out there who want to make us bleed. The United States is still a very soft and juicy target.

Steven Emerson to Give Keynote Address at POLICE-TREXPO East

July 15, 2010
Steven Emerson, executive director of The Investigative Project on Terrorism, will give a keynote presentation on "The Islamic Terrorist Threat: Violent and Stealth Jihad" Thursday Aug. 19, 0800-1000 hours at POLICE-TREXPO East in Chantilly, Va.

POLICE-TREXPO East Takes on Terrorism and Border Unrest

July 8, 2010

POLICE-TREXPO East first response training conference and expo will take place Aug. 17-20 in Chantilly, Va. The event will feature a keynote address on the Islamic terrorist threat, a panel on U.S. border threats, classes taught by experts in close-quarter combat and law enforcement tactics and techniques, and a world-class exposition.

Officer Who Made Case Against Suspected N.J. Terrorists Part of NYPD's Secret Unit

June 8, 2010
The young police officer credited with making the case against two New Jersey men nabbed on their way to Somalia to wage violent jihad is the latest example of the department's use of a special cadre of undercover officers to observe - and infiltrate - extremist groups in the Muslim community.

California First Responders Test Port Terrorism Response

May 19, 2010
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger led the exercise—known as Golden Guardian—that simulated a terrorist takeover of a passenger ferry near the Port of Long Beach and an active shooter in Shoreline Aquatic Park in Long Beach.

Women Blow Themselves Up Too

April 1, 2010
Female suicide bombers possess an ability to insinuate themselves further into densely populated target areas than their male counterparts and kill more people, Det. Ashabi told an audience at POLICE-TREXPO West.

L.A. Airport Police Union Urges Full-Body Scans at Checkpoints

January 5, 2010
The Los Angeles airport police union urged the federal government Monday to begin requiring full-body scans for every passenger at airport security checkpoints, saying metal detectors are no longer enough.

Mass. Man Charged With Alleged Terror Plot to Attack U.S. Shopping Malls

October 21, 2009
A 27-year-old Massachusetts man has been charged with conspiring with others to support and plan violent jihad in and outside the United States, including terror plots to attack U.S. shopping malls and U.S. military in Iraq.

Cops, Feds Ransack Queens Storage Sites for Qaeda Bomb-Making Materials

September 22, 2009
Detectives were combing Queens storage facilities on Monday for stockpiled explosive chemicals that Al Qaeda terror thugs planned to use to bomb New York, sources said.

Threatening Notes, Drawings Found at Minnesota Library Lead to Terrorism Charges

September 22, 2009
An Eden Prairie man has been charged with allegedly leaving threatening notes with drawings of airplanes and references to 9/11 on three days in a Hennepin County library. When interviewed by police, Abdulahi Hassan Farah told officers that the United States was attacked by terrorists before and will be attacked again, according to the criminal complaint.

FBI Warns Police After NYC Anti-terror Raid

September 15, 2009
Counter-terrorism officials are warning police departments around the country to be on the lookout for evidence of homemade bombs following raids on several New York City apartments in a hunt for explosives and possible links to al-Qaida operatives, the Associated Press is reporting.

FBI Raids New York Homes Visited by Al-Qaeda Suspect

September 14, 2009
Federal officials launched a series of raids Monday in New York City after tailing a suspected Al Qaeda operative believed to have been orchestrating a bomb plot.

Your Role in Homeland Security

August 25, 2009
The arrests of Oklahoma Bomber Tim McVeigh and abortion clinic bomber Eric Rudolph were affected by street cops, and more than one routine check at a Canadian border checkpoint has averted more stateside terrorist attacks.

Eighth Terror Suspect Named in N.C. Plot

August 4, 2009
A Wake County, N.C., man arrested in Pakistan last year for traveling in restricted areas was named Monday as the eighth suspect in what federal prosecutors say is a locally hatched plot to commit acts of terrorism abroad.

Scores of Cops, Federal Agents Take Part in NYC Nuclear Terror Drill

June 11, 2009
The staged threat started at 10 p.m. Tuesday on the southbound Clearview Expressway, near the Long Island Expressway off-ramp, in Queens where cops and agents used radiation detection equipment to find an undercover police SUV carrying the bogus bomb.

FBI to Assume Greater Role in Terrorism Fight

May 28, 2009

The FBI and Justice Department plan to significantly expand their role in global counter-terrorism operations, part of a U.S. policy shift that will replace a CIA-dominated system of clandestine detentions and interrogations with one built around transparent investigations and prosecutions.

TREXPO West: Speakers Scoff at Claims of End to War on Terror

May 1, 2009

Richard "Mack" Machowicz and Det. Ebrahim Ashabi come from very different backgrounds, but they demonstrated in their keynote addresses at TREXPO West that they are both straight shooters who value honesty and have no use for political correctness.

Standardizing SWAT

March 1, 2009

Last year—40 years after the creation of SWAT teams—the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) established the first-ever national SWAT standards. That's something that many SWAT practitioners and observers consider long overdue.

Detective Ebrahim Ashabi Announced as a Keynote Speaker at TREXPO West

January 7, 2009
Det. Ebrahim Ashabi, 11-year veteran of the Long Beach (Calif.) Police Department where he is presently working in the Office of Counter Terrorism, has been slated as a keynote speaker at TREXPO West 2009. His presentation, "A Brief History of Radical Islam", will take place Wednesday, April 1st from 0800 to 1100 hours.
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