If instead of Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Tim Pawlenty, Sarah Palin, or any of the other likely 2012 presidential contenders, Americans could pick any historical figure (in their prime) to be president, the minimum age requirements for the office (you have to be 35 or older) would bar some of the favorite choices...
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...