A recurring problem with attempts to address Muslim homegrown violent extremism is that tactics and programs too often occur without input or participation from Muslim communities.
An informed and aware public is an essential element in America’s overall resilience to terrorism, but what are the warning signs of radicalization that should compel a concerned citizen to take notice and speak up?
Security Debrief contributors Dr. Doron Pely and Dr. Erroll Southers discussed the recent terror attack in London. What can we learn about the motivation of the attacker, the method of attack and the evolving investigation?
After the bombings this past weekend, there is one simple message we need to heed: “Soft Targets Beware, and Be Ready.”
Security Debrief contributor Erroll Southers writes in The Hill about the terrorist attack in Nice and what it reveals about the rising homegrown violent extremist threat in France and around the world.
One wonders whether the Justice Department possesses any common sense given its decision to redact portions of the Orlando nightclub shooter’s 9-1-1 calls. Public trust in government is at all-time lows, and the ability to embrace common sense and sharing the obvious seem to be factors that are difficult to grasp for DOJ.
By Casey Lucius
After the Orlando terrorist attack, we are analyzing what went wrong and what could we have been done to stop it. Yet, our political leaders and media pundits fall into a predictable pattern that neither diagnoses the real problem nor points us to effective solutions. So how do we stop homegrown terrorism? As a society.
Extremism threatens us all, whether it comes in the form of violence or in the form of intolerance and hate. All Americans have an opportunity this month to show their fellow citizens that this country is still a land of united people. It only takes two words: Happy Ramadan.