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...
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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 ...
National Response Scenario Number One
National Response Scenario Number One is the United States federal government's planned response to a nuclear attack. It is one of the National Response Scenarios developed by the United States Depar...
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List of rampage killers (school massacres)
This section of the list of rampage killers contains those cases that occurred at kindergartens, schools and universities, as well as their affiliated buildings. If the perpetrator was a member of the...
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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
Alexander Litvinenko assassination theories
Several theories on the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko were circulated following his death from polonium 210 poisoning on 23 November 2006. Litvinenko was a former officer of Russian Federal Se...
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Mian Channu school house bombing
The Mian Channu school house bombing occurred on 13 July 2009 when at least 12 people including 8 children died, in the city of Mian Channu, Pakistan after an explosion in a school.
The blast happ...
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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...
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...
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...
Graham T. Allison
Graham Tillett Allison, Jr. (born 23 March 1940) is an American political scientist and professor at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. He is renowned for his contribution in the la...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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