Counter terrorism Scenario Analysis

May 23, 2019

Feds: New Jersey man aided Hamas, threatened to kill Israel supporters

SITUATION A 20-year-old New Jersey man who allegedly wanted to shoot everyone at a pro-Israel rallygoers and bomb Trump Tower skyscraper in New York was arrested by the FBI for trying to provide aid to the Islamic militant group Hamas.Feds Jonathan Xie, of Basking Ridge, was arrested by the federal...

 

May 22, 2019

Turkish police arrest 16 Islamic State suspects

SITUATION The Turkish police on Tuesday arrested 16 suspects with links to Islamic State terror group in separate operations in central Kayseri, northwestern Kocaeli, and southeastern Şanlıurfa provinces. Kayseri Police's anti-terror branch teams at dawn raided addresses of individuals suspected of carrying out operational activities for Islamic State.  According to...

 

May 17, 2019

Indonesia arrests dozens of terror suspects ahead of poll results

SITUATION Indonesian police said that they have arrested dozens of Islamic-State linked terror suspects, including some who planned to detonate bombs at political demonstrations when election results are announced next week. Some 29 suspects were rounded up this month alone, with 60 in all detained since the start of the...

 

May 16, 2019

Niger soldiers ambushed : Islamic state claims responsibility

SITUATION Jihadists linked to the Islamic State group on Thursday claimed responsibility for ambushing a military convoy in the West African nation of Niger, killing 28 soldiers in an area near the Malian border where extremists killed four U.S. soldiers in 2017. The soldiers in Niger were on patrol on...

 

May 16, 2019

ISIS Bangladesh planning terrorist attack in West Bengal

SITUATION The Intelligence Bureau (IB) has issued an alert, stating that the ISIS Bangladesh is planning a major terrorist attack in West Bengal with the help of Islamist extremist group Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB). The alert issued by the IB said that the ISIS may carry out attacks in Siliguri, Darjeeling,...