Tunisia Hotel Attack: Prime Minister Vows To Close 80 Mosques Spreading ‘Venom’ In The Country

By Avaneesh Pandey @avaneeshp88 a.pandey@ibtimes.com on June 27 2015 2:39 AM EDT   Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid announced on Saturday that authorities would shut down 80 mosques in the country accused of promoting terrorism. Pictured: A broken glass window of the Imperiale Marhaba hotel after a gunman opened fire at the beachside hotel in…

Transnational organised crime monthly briefing, June 2015: Australian Crime Commission highlights links between terrorism and organised crime

Author: Dr Mary Young Source: Intelligence unit  Published: 11 June 2015  Filed: 11 June 2015   The Australian Crime Commission (ACC) released the Organised Crime in Australia 2015 report in May. The biennial report published by the Commission is a detailed and comprehensive review of serious organised crime in Australia. Importantly, the report identifies the…

The Asia-Pacific’s Rising Terrorist Threat

The foiled terrorist strikes this year are an ugly omen of more to come. By Luke Hunt May 08, 2015   This year was promising to be a particularly brutal one. Islamic militants have increasingly taken their terror campaigns to the streets of major Western cities – Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Charlie Hebdo in Paris,…

JTIC Brief: The pen versus the sword – Islamist militants attack French magazine office

Terrorism & Insurgency IHS Jane’s Terrorism & Insurgency Monitor 08 January 2015     Suspected Islamist gunmen fire their weapons outside the office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris on 7 January 2015 moments after killing 11 people inside the office. Source: PA   Key Points   Two gunmen attacked the offices of…