Identity Crisis in the West

Many immigrant communities in the West are clearly going through an identity crisis. Recent terrorist attacks have been perpetrated by immigrants (or 2nd generation immigrants) who clearly did not see themselves as American, French, British, Australian or Canadian....

Lone Terrorist Attacks – A New Trend

The terrorist attack on the French newspaper Charlie Hebdo is the fourth Islamist terrorist attack to take place in France in only eighteen days. Attacks were perpetrated in Dijon and Nantes only two weeks ago by allegedly disturbed individuals who at least in one...

The Israeli Security Model

Most security professionals agree that Israeli security methods rank highest in the world. Israel’s reputation is not unfounded. But some critics have claimed that what works in Israel won’t work anywhere else. I disagree.   The precepts on which the Israeli...

Intelligence Block

The following AP News report reflects the critical importance of effective intelligence operations: Israeli naval forces raided a ship in the Red Sea early on Wednesday and seized dozens of advanced rockets from Iran destined for Palestinian militants in Gaza that...

Kingpin Strike

The FBI and Interpol can check off Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera from their Most Wanted list, as he was captured in Mexico this week. Known as El Chapo (slang for ‘shorty’), he is the head of the Sinaloa Mexican Cartel and has been on Forbes’ most powerful list...