Counter terrorism Scenario Analysis

February 27, 2019

Israel arrests former terror leader, involved in ‘serious’ current activities

SITUATION  Israeli security forces arrested Zakaria Zubeidi and Tarek Barghout on Wednesday. Zubeidi is a former Palestinian terrorist leader long sought by Israeli law enforcement, on suspicion that he was engaged in serious and current terrorist activities. Barghout who often represents terror suspects, was arrested on similar charges. Shin Bet...

 

February 25, 2019

Right wing terrorism rising in the UK, 1 arrested in Leeds

SITUATION An alleged right-wing extremist has been arrested in Leeds, UK, on suspicion of planning acts of terrorism. Counterterror police are searching the 33-year-old man’s home following the operation. The man was arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation, and instigation of terrorist acts. The man has been taken to a police station...

 

February 21, 2019

US Coast Guard officer arrested for white supremacist mass murder plot

  SITUATION A US Coast Guard officer who supports white supremacist views and admires Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik was arrested last week on drug and firearms charges. A powerful arsenal was found at his home. The arsenal includes modern rifles, sniper rifles, scopes, shotguns, handguns, armour, suppressors,  ammunition, gear...

 

February 19, 2019

Cairo bombing: three policemen killed pursuing bomber

SITUATION A wanted Egyptian militant killed three policemen and wounded five people, including three civilians, while he was being chased by the police officers near tourist market in the heart of the Egyptian capital. The suspected militant denoted the explosive when policemen tried to arrest and control him. This is...

 

February 15, 2019

Malaysian police arrested six accused of planning attack, links to militants

SITUATION   Malaysian police arrested six men, including four foreigners, suspected of planning terror attacks or being the member of militant groups. Two of the suspects are Malaysian nationals while the remaining four are from Singapore, Bangladesh, the Philippines and unnamed South Asian country. According to authorities, the suspects, aged...