Counter terrorism Scenario Analysis

February 5, 2018

Germany’s domestic intelligence chief expresses concern on “brainwashed” children of Islamist fighters

SITUATION   In a recent interview given to Reuters, Germany’s domestic intelligence chief showed worry regarding children of Islamist fighters who can come back to the country with terrorist intents, as “sleeper agents”. Heiko-Georg Maassen, President of the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, declared that security officials...

 

January 26, 2018

Terrorists hurl a grenade at a police station in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama

SITUATION   A terrorist attempt took place at a police station in Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir when terrorists hurled a grenade inside the station. There were no injuries or casualties reported. This took place on a day when India celebrates its 69th Republic Day. This is not the...

 

January 26, 2018

UK is more concerned about terrorism than any other country

SITUATION   An Ipsos Mori survey taken across 28 countries shows that 65 percent of people in the UK fear a terrorist attack more than any other country, in comparison with 60 percent of respondents in Turkey, 53 percent in France, 51 percent in Germany and 51 percent in the...

 

January 26, 2018

UK Government to spend 50 million pounds to boost counter-terrorism efforts

SITUATION   The British government announced that will spend an extra 50 million pounds to aid in counter-terrorism efforts. This budget increase aims to boost intelligence and surveillance capabilities and pay for more armed officers patrolling the streets. The decision follows the Islamist terrorist threat of this year and the...

 

January 26, 2018

Egypt strikes against suspected terrorists after killing 305 people in mosque terror attack

SITUATION   Militants killed 305 mosque worshipers in the Sinai village of Bir al-Abed. The mosque was attacked with machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades. Egypt responded with an air strike attack that destroyed vehicles linked to the attackers. “Egypt’s air force is following the trail of the terrorists and has...