DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 20, 2016
During his rips to Afghanistan, Ahmad Khan Rahimi secretly visited Al Qaeda and Taliban leaders in Quetta, Pakistan, and was appointed a regular Al Qaeda controller who kept in touch with him up until the present when he executed three bombing attacks in New York City and New Jersey. The same controller runs a number of terrorist sleepers in America.
DEBKAfile Special Report December 15, 2015
The 640,000 students and teachers of more than a thousand schools in six districts of greater Los Angeles were sent home over a threat -“not to one but to many schools” that was delivered electronically to a “student at school.” All school buildings are being searched during the day and reopened after the appropriate authorities have continued the process of evaluating and vetting them. The New York City police chief said Los Angeles had overreacted to what may be a hoax. debkafile: Fear is a major terrorist weapon of disruption.
DEBKAfile Special Report May 31, 2015
The US Senate holds a rare Sunday session hours before the Patriot Act expires at midnight May 31. Federal law enforcement authorities warn that non-renewal would deny them valuable surveillance tools for detecting terrorist acts, such as the NSA’s “roving wiretaps” and surveillance of “lone wolf” suspects. debkafile: Data collection in bulk is an unsurpassed method for homing in on a terrorist with no previous record by the device of “roving wiretaps.” Making it selective or subject to gaps would impair this tool and expose America to major terrorist episodes.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 6, 2013
Al Qaeda fighters from Chechnya and the Caucasian seized the key northern Syrian air base of Minakh Monday, Aug. 5. debkafile: This was the first important gain by Al Qaeda’s North Caucasian brigade, Jaish al-Muhajireen wal Ansar, and its Chechen commander Abu Omar. They caught Syrian troops at the base and executed them by slashing their throats or beheading. If these jiahdists move on Syria’s borders, they will confront Israeli, Jordanian and US forces based in the Hashemite kingdom with a different and fearsome kind of terrorist savagery.
DEBKAfile Special Report August 5, 2013
The Obama administration continued Monday, Aug. 5, to try and impress Americans and the world that its far-reaching ongoing terror alert across a host of Muslim countries was serious and credible. US sources now disclose concern focusing on terrorists carrying explosive devices implanted in their bodies. Plastic devices without metal components carried in this way would be undetectable by standard screening devices like those used at most international airports. debkafile: Surgeons have been experimenting with this method on behalf of AQAP for some years.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 5, 2010
debkafile's counter-terror sources are increasingly dubious of the imprecise American terror alert for Europe issued Oct. 3 by the US State Department. They commented Tuesday, Oct. 5, that the blanket US call for US travelers to watch out in public places and tourist sites all over Europe has little relation to their own data on existing terrorist threats. France, where 14 terror suspects were arrested Monday and which is fighting AQIM, is a separate case.
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