A Filipino Muslim vigilante prays at a mosque in Talipao village a few kilometres away from the suspected hideout of the Islamic fundamentalist Abu Sayyaf rebels in Jolo island in southern Philippines April 28. More than 1000 soldiers are chasing the Abu Sayyaf islamic rebels who claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of 21 hostages including 10 foreign tourists from a Malaysian dive resort last weekend. The hostages are believed to be taken to an interior part of Jolo island, up in rugged hilly territory.REUTERS/ ERIK DE CASTRO

The Philippines: Defeating Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG)

By Ronel Manalo Despite being the focus of counterinsurgency for four decades, Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) continues to pose severe

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French police secure the area as the investigation continues at the scene near the heavy truck that ran into a crowd at high speed killing scores who were celebrating the Bastille Day July 14 national holiday on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

The Threat Of Terrorist Vehicular Ramming: Attacks And Prevention Measures

By Dr. Joshua Sinai Firearms, improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and knives have long been the weapons of choice for terrorists,

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National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from several states have traveled to Washington to provide support to federal and district authorities leading up to the 59th Presidential Inauguration. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Matt Hecht) CC BY 2.0 The National Guard

Storming Government Buildings: The Cybersecurity Implications

By David Gewirtz January 6, 2021. Another day that shall live in infamy. I’m talking, of course, about the day

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The Home Depot rental truck used by perpetrator Sayfullo Habibullaevich Saipov during the 2017 Lower Manhattan attack, the morning after the incident. CC BY-SA 4.0 Gh9449

Assessing the Magnitude of the Threats Posed by Hoax Devices as Weapons in Terrorist Attacks and Effective Countermeasures

By Dr. Joshua Sinai Terrorist attackers generally employ real weapons in their attacks, such as firearms, improvised explosive devices (IEDs),

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