The Islamic State may not be able to carry out finely polished, well-executed attacks in every location, but it certainly remains capable of terrorism.
The world is a dangerous place with crimes and acts of terrorism committed every day. But are crime and terrorism the same thing?
By Dr. Matthew Crosston
How has the Islamic State’s recruitment strategies differed from Al-Qaeda’s? Find out why ISIS has been so successful in recruiting homegrown extremists and in perpetrating acts of violence in American communities.
By Leischen Stelter
Prisons are prime breeding grounds for the spread of radicalization. Learn how corrections officers can intervene and identify inmates trying to recruit others.
By Dr. Jeffrey V. Gardner
To prevent terrorist attacks, law enforcement and intelligence professionals must be able to identify signs of radicalization and pre-attack actions. Here’s what to look out for and where to find the most up-to-date counterterrorism training.
With ISIS defeated, the reconstruction of Iraq begins. No one expects the U.S. to fully fund it, but the U.S. can help Sunni nations with the heavy lifting.
Mike McCaul (R-Texas) questioned acting DHS Secretary Elaine Duke – referring to TSA’s “failing grade” regarding airport screening.
The dream of a Kurdish state remains uncertain. The Kurds have benefited from significant upgrades in equipment from the United States, as well as from the experience of working with U.S. advisers.
The U.S. needs a strategic policy in dealing with the complex situation in Syria. Defeating ISIS was the easy part; now, the difficult part begins.