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Suicide Bomber from U.S. flew Home 0

Suicide Bomber from U.S. flew Home

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Law enforcement and intelligence agencies estimate that the threat of using suicide attackers to attack targets in the U.S or Europe is no longer considered a low probability event. The US born terrorist Abu-Salha had returned to the United States for several months after receiving training by an extremist group in Syria is an appropriate example to this estimate. According to the agencies over 1,000 Westerners including approximately 100 Americans and more than 350 Belgians had received training and gained practical combat experience in Syria. Counter terrorism officials in both Europe and the United States have long said they consider the return of their radicalized citizens from Syria a looming threat. This recent turn of events raises the question of the use of risk-based intelligence driven screening as an ongoing security concept. Abu Hurayrah al- ameriki known as Moner Mohammad Abusalha, 22 years old, Florida-born college dropout, chose to carry out his attack in Syria rather than in the United States, but in a alarming new video, the US-born jihadist warned America that “we are coming for you. You think you’re safe where you are, in America or Britain or Indonesia or Jordan or China or Russia or Somalia or Africa? You are not safe…we are coming for you....

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Tokyo Convention (1963) Conference 0

Tokyo Convention (1963) Conference

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ICAO will host, in Montreal, a Diplomatic Conference to consider amending the Tokyo Convention of 1963. The conference, which is going to close on April 4, will discuss about amending the Convention on Offences and Certain other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft: as reported by  IATA, during the period 2008-2011 there were over 15,000 reported cases of unruly passenger incidents which threaten the safety of aircraft, passengers and crew. Documentation and other related materials are located on ICAO‘s...

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