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Know Your Enemy

sb_floatIn case you missed it, Al-Shabaab, a terrorist group operating out of Somalia, recently called for attacks upon the Mall of America. What possible connection could a shopping mall in Minnesota have with a Somali terrorist group? Well, as it turns out, Minnesota boasts one of the largest Solmali immigrant populations in the United States. . . .

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March 03, 2015

3 Things the Israelis Taught Me About Fighting Terrorism

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When it comes to fighting terrorism, the Israelis have it down. This became clear to me when I traveled to the West Bank to train at a counter-terrorism academy staffed by members of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF).

The training was intense, dynamic, and yes - fun. Not only did I get to train with the world's top security . . .

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January 23, 2015