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// by Kylie Bielby

Weekly Update: TSA Firearm Detections

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers stopped two travelers with handguns just two days before Thanksgiving at the Pittsburgh International Airport security checkpoint.   Keep Reading

Who Is al-Qaeda’s New North Africa Chief?

The new leader of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) is a well-known veteran among the armed groups wreaking havoc in North Africa but experts say it is unclear what path he will chart to assert his authority. Keep Reading

Senior CIA Officer Killed During Combat in Somalia

Michael Goodboe, a senior CIA officer, died of injuries sustained in a terrorist attack in Mogadishu, Somalia. Goodboe was a former member of the Navy’s SEAL Team 6 and belonged to the Special Activities Center, the agency’s paramilitary division. Keep Reading

// by Kylie Bielby

Europe Doubles Down on Online Terrorist Content

Recent acts of terrorism in France and Austria in October-November 2020, have further demonstrated the importance of disrupting the dissemination of terrorist and violent extremist propaganda during, and in the aftermath of, terrorist attacks.  Keep Reading

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