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ISIS’s Act of War in the City of Love: America Far Behind?

With these newest developments in Paris, heads of state from France, the UK, and the U.S. have made statements of solidarity, resilience, and threats of their own retaliation. PM David Cameron chaired an emergency COBR meeting (cabinet office meeting rooms) to prepare for additional targets, which may already be in motion in the UK and elsewhere in Europe. President Obama stated on Friday evening that these events were an “attack on all humanity and the universal values that we share,” going on to offer full U.S. support to our French ally…Read the full story here

 

On the Ground in Paris

Breaking Update: Terrorist Attack in France Leaves Multiple Dead Potential Hostages

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Photos and video from the attacks, and a breakdown of the French military response that has the city in lockdown…Read the full story here

 

Breaking: French and German Police Knew Paris Attack Was Coming a Month Prior

Last night terrorists struck Paris, leaving at least 129 dead and 352 wounded. SOFREP sources reported to us weeks ago that the French National Police were meeting with the German BKA federal police and BND federal intelligence service to discuss an imminent pre-planned terrorist attack. Industrial targets were already being probed by suspected terrorists in France, and a bomb which failed to detonate was found in one facility…Read the full story here

 

How to Survive a Mass Shooting

Special Operators and counterterrorism experts explain how to better protect yourself and your family in the face of an active shooter…Read the full story here

 

America Should Not Fear Another 9/11

If you were to ask a sampling of American security and intelligence officials for their pick as the gravest threat to face the United States from global jihadists, you might be surprised by the answer you would hear. If you listen to official Washington, or the establishment media, for your answer, you might hear: a spectacular, 9/11-style attack, involving perhaps Ebola-infected suicide bombers flying Dreamliner aircraft into the Golden Gate Bridge, while dropping illegal immigrants along the way, to spread Enterovirus among America’s helpless school children.  Does that about cover all of our boogeymen? But as Paris proves, the threat of “spectacular” attacks does not compare to the immediate danger of small scale coordinated efforts…Read the full story here