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Agent Joined FBI After Oklahoma City Bombing, Retires After Stopping Another Planned Attack

Johnson says his career has come full circle with the arrest of Christopher P. Hasson. Federal authorities contend the U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant stockpiled weapons and planned a widespread domestic terrorist attack targeting politicians and journalists.

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Russia's Kalashnikov Making Small, Cheap Explosive Drone

The KUB is four feet wide, can fly for 30 minutes at a speed of 80 mph and carries six pounds of explosives, the news release says. That makes it roughly the size of a coffee table that can be guided to explode on a target 40 miles away — the equivalent of a “small, slow and presumably inexpensive cruise missile.”

21 Killed in Colombian Police Academy Bombing

Chief Prosecutor Néstor Martínez identified the attacker as José Aldemar Rojas, an ELN operative who had previously lost an arm in an explosives accident, according to The Associated Press. He was allegedly driving a 1993 Nissan SUV loaded with 175 pounds of pentolite, a highly explosive material.

Man Shot by Arizona Deputy was Lone Wolf Terrorist, Officials Say

FBI Special-Agent-In-Charge Michael DeLeon described the episode as a "lone-wolf attack" carried out by a "homegrown violent extremist."

I attended Advanced Security training in Israel - this is what I learned…

The war against terror is no longer isolated to a distant land, somewhere in the Middle East. Unfortunately, residents of the United States have, in recent years learned that we are not immune to such horrific scenes. This tragic development places new challenges before and upon those whose job it is to serve and protect

Dutch Police Arrest 7 in "Major" Terror Plot

Following a months-long investigation, Dutch police have arrested seven men they believe were plotting to carry out a major terrorist attack against "a large event in the Netherlands."

How the Threat of Terrorism has Changed Since 9/11

Now that law enforcement — particularly the FBI — has placed such an emphasis on investigating and thwarting attacks, a complex and costly plan like the one used on 9/11 would come to the attention of some three-letter agency, and the attackers arrested or killed (depending upon where we found them). Consequently, the tactics of the major terrorist organizations have changed.

New Mexico Couple Accused of Training Children for Mass Attack Targeted Hospital

Prosecutors in Taos County (NM)—citing interviews with the 11 children found to be malnourished and abused at a compound in the New Mexico desert earlier this month—said in court documents that the couple who were arrested had targeted an Atlanta hospital for attack.

Toronto Police Not Ruling Out Terrorism in Sunday's Deadly Shooting

Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said cops were investigating "every possible motive, including terrorism."

Terror Attacks Lead Cities to Rethink Vehicle Shooting Policies

Police in Washington, New York City, Chicago and Las Vegas have begun allowing officers to fire at moving vehicles to stop such ramming attacks.