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He didn’t care that they were only grade schoolers. When Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012, his intensions were clear. He was going to kill as many people as possible. Teachers scrambled to secure their classrooms, to protect their students. But their efforts were futile.
On Monday, June 15, 2020, Valens Global hosted a panel featuring Major General (Retired) Allen Batschelet, former Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan, Dr. Kim Cragin of National Defense University, and New York Times best-selling author Max Brooks. The panel was moderated by The Wall Street Journal’s Nancy Youssef, and concluded with remarks by […]
This article was originally published by the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague Transnational criminal organisations have grown in importance on the international security stage since the end of the Cold War. One subset of these illicit cross-border enterprises that has garnered increasing attention is human smuggling networks. These groups are having a destabilising […]
This article was originally published by the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague On April 15, 2020, German police arrested four suspected members of an Islamic State (ISIS) cell. All four men were Tajik nationals but appear to have been residents of North Rhine-Westphalia at the time of their arrest. They are suspected of joining ISIS […]
The Russian Imperial Movement (RIM) and its Links to the Transnational White Supremacist Extremist Movement
This article was originally published by the Foreign Policy Research Institute. As the world is paralyzed by the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), some violent non-state actors have welcomed the global pandemic as an opportunity to push their propaganda and ideology, and perhaps to strike at their perceived foes. White supremacist extremists see the pandemic as confirmation […]