Dimitrios Pagourtzis identified as Texas high school shooter
A high-school student wearing a “Born to Kill’’ T-shirt opened fire on his school in Santa Fe, Texas, with an AR-15-style rifle and pipe bombs Friday morning, killing nine students and a teacher
Gunman in custody after 8 dead in Texas school shooting
Witness describes chaos at Sante Fe High School.
Cyber sabotage? US govt hackers reportedly penetrate Russian infrastructure
Russia expects Washington to provide an explanation after a report claimed that Pentagon cyber-offensive specialists have hacked into Russia’s power grids, t...
A secret group easily bought the raw ingredients for a dirty bomb – here in America
A clandestine congressional operation exposed gaps in U.S. controls over sales of radioactive "dirty bomb" materials
Spy agencies struggle to spot threats from lone, mentally ill attackers
The attacks have a common theme of being carried out by actors with an apparent history of mental illness - but few if any direct links to extremist groups
Deadly bacteria release sparks concern at Louisiana lab
A dangerous type of bacteria, Burkholderia pseudomallei, that lives in soil and water and can kill up to half the people it infects has somehow been released from a high-security laboratory at the Tul...
U.S. military social media accounts apparently hacked by Islamic State sympathizers
Social media accounts for the U.S. military's Central Command appeared to have been hacked on Monday, with the posting of messages on Twitter and YouTube threatening American troops.
Bioterrorism
Bioterrorism is terrorism involving the intentional release or dissemination of biological agents. These agents are bacteria, viruses, or toxins, and may be in a naturally occurring or a human-modifie...
Bioterrorism - Wikipedia
Nuclear terrorism
Nuclear terrorism denotes the detonation of a yield-producing nuclear bomb containing fissile material by terrorists. Some definitions of nuclear terrorism include the sabotage of a nuclear facility ...
Chemical terrorism
Chemical terrorism is the form of terrorism that uses the toxic effects of chemicals to kill, injure, or otherwise adversely affect the interests of its targets.
According to a statement by CIA di...
Dimitrios Pagourtzis identified as Texas high school shooter
A high-school student wearing a “Born to Kill’’ T-shirt opened fire on his school in Santa Fe, Texas, with an AR-15-style rifle and pipe bombs Friday morning, killing nine students and a teacher
Economic terrorism
The term economic terrorism is strictly defined to indicate an attempt at economic destabilization by a group. More precisely, in 2005 the Geneva Centre for Security Policy defined economic terrorism...
Urban terrorism
Urban Terrorism, is the targeted use of terrorism in urban populations in order to cause the most harm, injury, death, or property damage. Since urban areas have significantly higher population densit...
Urban terrorism - Wikipedia
Michael A. Levi
Michael A. Levi is the David M. Rubenstein senior fellow for energy and environment at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), a nonpartisan foreign-policy think tank and membership organization. Mich...
Spy agencies struggle to spot threats from lone, mentally ill attackers
The attacks have a common theme of being carried out by actors with an apparent history of mental illness - but few if any direct links to extremist groups
Open-source warfare
Open-source warfare is a term for a new method of warfare in which many small, autonomous groups can work together—without a formal means of coordination—to conduct warfare.
The term was developed...
Radu (weapon)
Radu was, according to Ion Mihai Pacepa, a radiological weapon used against dissenters and critics by Nicolae Ceaușescu's Securitate. "Radu" is a Romanian name and in this context it is a reference to...
Sana'a school shooting
The Sana'a school shooting was a school shooting that occurred in Sana'a, Yemen, on March 30, 1997. 48-year-old Mohammad Ahman al-Nazari – who had fought against the Soviets in Afghanistan – began his...
Vulnerability of nuclear plants to attack
The vulnerability of nuclear plants to deliberate attack is of concern in the area of nuclear safety and security. Nuclear power plants, civilian research reactors, certain naval fuel facilities, uran...
Vulnerability of nuclear plants to attack - Wikipedia
Paper terrorism
Paper terrorism is a neologism to refer to the use of false liens, frivolous lawsuits, bogus letters of credit, and other legal documents lacking sound factual basis as a method of harassment, especia...
Typology of unconventional terrorism tactics
While advancements in technology, modernization, and globalization have helped many states prosper over the course of history, they have also opened terrorist organizations to new tactics and weaponry...
Typology of unconventional terrorism tactics - Wikipedia
Agro-terrorism
Agroterrorism, also known as Agriterrorism, is a malicious attempt to disrupt or destroy the agricultural industry and/or food supply system of a population through "the malicious use of plant or anim...
Water supply terrorism
Water supply terrorism involves intentional sabotage to a water supply system, through chemical or biological warfare, or infrastructural sabotage. Throughout military history and the history of terro...
Wood Green ricin plot
The Wood Green ricin plot was a 2002 alleged bioterrorism plot to attack the London Underground with ricin poison. The planned attack had connections with al-Qaeda. The Metropolitan Police Service arr...
Wood Green ricin plot - Wikipedia
William C. Potter
William C. Potter is Sam Nunn and Richard Lugar Professor of Nonproliferation Studies and Director of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Monterey Institute of International St...
Atlantic Storm
Atlantic Storm was a ministerial exercise simulating the top-level response to a bioterror incident. The simulation operated on January 14, 2005 in Washington, D.C. and was created in part to reveal t...