Ahmed Ressam was arguably the FBI's most valuable informant when terrorists struck U.S. targets with deadly precision on Sept. 11, 2001. Trained at two al-Qaida camps in Afghanistan, Ressam became the leader of a plot to massacre holiday travelers at the Los Angeles International Airport at the end of 1999. The plot was foiled when...
The Soufan Group provides Major Event Security Training for Indonesian National Police in preparation for 26th Annual SEA Games. From May 16 to May 22, James A. McGee and Raymond S. Mey, Senior Program Managers representing TSG, provided Major Event Security Training for 32 Senior Police Commissioners from the Indonesian National Police (INP)...
Steven Kleinman is a Senior Advisor and Strategist of the National Security Programs for the Soufan Group will deliver a presentation on the Countering Violent Extremism Study to a masters-level class studying terrorism at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA, on May 16th.
During Munich Security Conference 2011, Prime Minister David Cameron made a belated yet very pertinent comment by clearly distinguishing Islam from Islamist violent extremism. He acknowledged that many of Britain's home grown terrorists are not the product of failed integration, but rather "have been graduates and often middle class". Historically...
As secretary of the influential 1922 Committee of Tory backbenchers, Pritchard has been a voice of caution over the coalition, warning of "purple plotters" who would like to make it permanent. He taunted Lib Dems as "whingers" and "bad losers" as they went down to defeat in last week's elections.