Terrorism

The findings and recommendations in the draft report await final approval by Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, the head of Africa Command. A spokesman for Africa Command in Stuttgart did not return a request for comment on Friday. The distance between military officials in Stuttgart and troops operating in African nations…

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On Wednesday, the CIA released nearly 500,000 files recovered from the 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan hideout. According to the CIA’s web page, the files are “temporarily unavailable pending resolution of a technical issue.” From Wired: Hailed by researchers and international relations experts as…

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That language appeared to echo instructions spread by ISIS in an edition last November of Rumiyah, a magazine it uses, calling on followers to carry out a truck attack and to leave behind a note pledging allegiance to the terrorist group. “He appears to have followed almost to a T…

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On Sunday, Mrs. May’s successor as home secretary, Amber Rudd, said that technology companies could do “so much more” to restrict extremism online. “It is not good enough to say, ‘Do no harm.’ We have to get them to actively work with us to stop their platforms being used to…

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Analysts said the Islamic State considers anyone whose actions were inspired by the group to essentially be a member. Continue reading the main story “This is how ISIS decentralizes its terrorism,” said Laith Alkhouri, a director at Flashpoint, a business risk intelligence company in New York that tracks militant threats…

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Though no one has claimed responsibility for the attacks, they hit a nation still reeling from the shock of the bombing in Manchester almost two weeks ago when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside the doors of an Ariana Grande concert. Twenty-two people were killed, including many children. Graphic…

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Photo Chris Parker, a 33-year-old homeless man who came to the aid of the wounded after the Manchester bombing. LONDON — Chris Parker was there, reportedly, because it was a good place to beg. Stephen Jones, 35, was sleeping nearby. Now, both homeless men are being praised as heroes after…

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