Posts Tagged ‘counter-terror’

Tackling terrorism in West Africa

It is incorrect to assume that modern acts of terrorism has its origins in one geographical location, or to believe that its prevalence is confined to certain regions around the world. Events in recent years have shown that terrorist attacks can happen anywhere, despite even the most robust intelligence and information sharing between states. Given…

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Abloy and dynamic lockdown at UK Security Expo

Abloy and dynamic lockdown at UK Security Expo Security expert Abloy UK is inviting visitors to Stand L19 at the UK Security Expo 2017 to discuss the latest innovations in access control technology and how compliant escape solutions can contribute to dynamic lockdown. Taking place on 29-30th November 2017 at London’s Olympia Centre, UK Security…

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New York terror attack planned for weeks, say police

The man suspected of killing eight people in New York City is alleged to have spent weeks planning the attack, say police. Sky News reports that NYPD deputy commissioner of counterterrorism, John Miller, said the truck rampage which also left 12 others injured was “carried out in the name of ISIS (Islamic State)”. Eight cyclists…

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Theresa May faces criticism over police cuts after London Bridge and Borough Market terror attack

Theresa May faces criticism over police cuts after London Bridge terror attacks

As the UK is rocked by terror for the third time in three months, Prime Minister Theresa May has said “enough is enough” and has announced plans to introduce new anti-terror laws, including regulation of the internet. However, in the wake of the terrible events at London Bridge and Borough Market on 3 June the PM has been sharply criticised by police officers and an ex-Counter Terror Officer for her cuts to the police force over the past few years, claiming that the ‘savings’ made have been at the expense of public safety.

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France in firing line with Louvre terror attack

Counter terror: France in firing line with Louvre extremist terror attack

The attack on a group of soldiers yards away from the world-famous Louvre Museum in Paris, which hit the headlines at the end of January, is another worrying example of the growing catalogue of terrorist attacks that have rocked France in recent years, says Security News Desk Guest Features Writer, Tim Compston.

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