Month: December 2020

Bangladesh Govt Asks Mosque Officials To Propagate Anti-Terrorism, Anti-Militancy Speech Before Friday Prayers

In order to increase awareness against terrorism and militancy, government of Bangladesh has asked the mosque officials like the Imams and Muftis and other religious leaders to propagate ideas against these activities. The Religious Affairs Ministry of Bangladesh issued a circular on Wednesday asking the Imams of all mosques to deliver anti-terrorist and anti-militancy speeches …

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Righting The Course For America’s Special Operators

Excerpt: “With his momentous statements delivered during a recent event at Fort Bragg, Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller significantly progressed a herculean effort some thirty years in the making. Elevating the assistant secretary of defense for special operations and low-intensity conflict to a position equal to the Defense Department service secretaries might sound like …

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Rishi Sunak Allocates Funds For UK’s New Counter Terrorism Operations Centre

As part of a Spending Review for the next year’s budgetary plans tabled in Parliament on Wednesday, the finance minister said he would allocate an additional 400 million pound to help recruit 20,000 more police officers by 2023, with 6,000 new officers in 2021-22; 63 million pound to tackle economic crime; and 337 million pound …

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Terrorism In Europe Not Islamic But Deceptive

Fault lines in the domain of knowledge have become common features in the contemporary world, be it the domain of intellectual, political or mass media which are bound to develop politics of subterfuge and deception. Such epistemological declines began with the explanation of human consciousness within the water-tight circle of the naturalistic description of Aristotle’s …

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European Commission. Security Union: A Counter-Terrorism Agenda And Stronger Europol To Boost The EU’s Resilience

Today, the Commission is presenting a new Counter-Terrorism Agenda for the EU to step up the fight against terrorism and violent extremism and boost the EU’s resilience to terrorist threats. Building on the work done in recent years, the Agenda seeks to support Member States in better anticipating, preventing, protecting and responding to the terrorist threat. Europol, …

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Nigeria: Security After Kankara – The Way Forward

The ignoble triple dare-devil of terrorism, banditry and kidnappings are the ferocious driver and core enablers of Nigeria’s worsening security nightmare. The Zabarmari rice farmers gruesome murder for which Boko Haram took responsibility was still fresh, when a reportedly motorcycle-riding and assault-rifle wielding bandits invaded Science Secondary School Kankara in Katsina State, forcing over 600 …

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‘Beware Rigid Profiling’ In Anti-Terror Fight. Instead, Be Alert To Situations That Are Abnormal: Security Expert

Suicide attacks have put security agencies worldwide on alert, but officers on the ground should never have a rigid profile of what a potential terrorist could be like, a security expert said at the Interpol World conference and exhibition here. “When we ask (some security officers) what is a suspicious sign, they have a mindset, …

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More Police Cameras To Be Installed To Keep Singapore Safer

Footage from police cameras across the island have helped to crack more than 1,900 criminal cases since their introduction five years ago. And more criminals are likely to be caught on camera in the next few years, with 11,000 more police cameras (PolCams) being installed in 2,500 locations. The PolCams will be placed in public …

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