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WEEKLY THREAT ROUNDUP 8-13-17

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Growing Potential for War on the Korean Peninsula

 

August 12, 2017

 

Between August 8th and 11th, the following related Flash messages
were sent to
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8/11 – USGOV issues new travel warning for N. Korea. Restricts use of U.S. passports for travel into, in, or through N. Korea as of 9/1. See email for full info.

8/9 – SecDef Mattis warns N. Korea it faces devastation and “destruction of it’s people” if it does not end its pursuit of nuclear weapons. See email for full stmt.

8/8 – Per WH pool report, Pres. Trump warns DPRK: “Best not make any more threats to the U.S.. They will be met w/ fire and the fury like the world has never seen.”

 

What You Need To Know

 

On ten occasions this week AlertsUSA subscribers were notified via SMS messages to their mobile devices regarding security matters. Most pressing for this report, there has been a dramatic increase in tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

The Trump administration is taking a hard line with North Korea in the face of repeated threats of attack on the U.S. and our allies. On Wednesday, AlertsUSA subscribers were notified of a direct warning to N. Korea made by Secretary of Defense James Mattis which stated:

“The DPRK must choose to stop isolating itself and stand down its pursuit of nuclear weapons. The DPRK should cease any consideration of actions that would lead to the end of its regime and the destruction of its people.

Analysis of commercial satellite imagery by the U.S. Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University suggests North Korea may be accelerating the development of the sea-based leg of its nuclear forces and that a new series of “at sea” test launches may be forthcoming.

Additionally, late Friday USGOV intelligence sources indicated North Korea has begun moving both Intercontinental and intermediate range ballistic missiles, suggesting the possibility of additional launches in the coming hours and days, a move likely to bring a stinging response from the international community.

AlertsUSA subscribers are urged to view this situation with balanced caution, but to be paying close attention. While it is impossible to predict the next actions to be taken by the N. Korean regime, what is very clear is the period of calm negotiation between bespoke, fine brandy swirling plenipotentiaries has drawn to a close.

When the cloudy historical and political narrative is removed, the world is now faced with the following realities:

Given these realities, restraint and the quest for diplomatic solutions virtually assures continued proliferation into the hands of rogue nations and those private individuals and groups with deep enough pockets.

No Evacuation Recommendations… Yet

At the time of this report’s preparation late Friday, there have been no official recommendations issued by the State Department for American citizens to leave the Korean Peninsula. This past June, the Department of Defense carried out the first of two evacuation drills known as Focused Passage. Technically referred to as a noncombatant evacuation operation (NEO), Focused Passage was established to ensure that all DoD family members and non-emergency essential DOD Civilians and their families are prepared in case an evacuation order is issued. In addition to DoD related personnel, the drill and this evacuation means are available to U.S. embassy personnel, DoD retirees, as well as contractors and their families. Essentially, this means anyone with normal military base access, which does NOT include general civilians.

In Focused Passage, evacuees are identified, registered, and moved to evacuation nodes located in the southern coastal region. From there, they are ultimately flown to Japan by the U.S. Transportation Command and their ROK counterparts.

U.S. Civilians in S. Korea Should Be Prepared

It is important for readers to understand that this evacuation option is NOT intended for average American civilians in South Korea for private sector work, study, summers abroad, tourism, etc.. American civilians, like those of most other western nations, are expected to conduct themselves in a responsible manner and have a means of evacuation in place when traveling abroad, and in particular, in dangerous or crisis-prone regions.

If you voluntarily choose to be on the Korean Peninsula during periods of tension, such as the present, you better have your act together because it is NOT the responsibility of the State Department or military to facilitate your departure.

In fact, the U.S. State Department website clearly states the following:

“The assistance we provide depends upon the nature of the crisis. Regularly scheduled commercial flights or transportation are always the best option when local communications and transportation infrastructure are intact and operating normally, even if we have advised all U.S. citizens to leave. Our efforts are devoted to keeping the local U.S. citizen community informed of developments and travel options.”

Expectations of rescue by helicopters, the U.S. military, and U.S. government-provided transportation with armed escorts reflect a Hollywood script more than reality. It is almost impossible for the U.S. government to provide in-country transportation service to individuals or specific groups during a foreign crisis. You should therefore heed State Department travel and safety information for the country you are traveling to or residing in, monitor local conditions, and have a plan of action in case of emergency.”

The State Department also encourages all U.S. citizens traveling abroad, especially those who plan to be overseas for a significant amount of time, to sign up with the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). It is important that you keep your contact information up-to-date so that the State Department can notify you or your designated emergency contact of developments and provide valuable information.

AlertsUSA continues to monitor the situation on the Korean Peninsula, as well as the overall domestic and international threat environment, and will immediately notify service subscribers via SMS messages of new alerts, warnings and advisories or any developments which signal a change the overall threat picture for American citizens as events warrant.

 


 

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OTHER ALERTS FROM THIS WEEK
NOT DETAILED IN THIS NEWSLETTER ISSUE

8/9 – US Embassy Paris warning Americans in France to maintain security awareness flwg vehicular attack on French soldiers in the Levallois-Perret suburb of Paris.

8/11 – Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula publishes teaser for next issue of Inspire Magazine calling for train derailment ops in the West. Monitoring for release.

8/10 – AlertsUSA monitoring rptd explosion in Denver, CO @ 28th and Dahlia. No injuries. Bomb squad on scene. Few details released. Add’l alerts as warranted.

8/9 – AlertsUSA monitoring response to possible active shooter at the Environmental Protection Agency building (1200 Penn) in Wash, D.C. Caution if in the area.

8/8 – Police fire on vehicle in Molenbeek, Belgium. Suspect claims there are explosives on board. Bomb squad en route. Area on lockdown. Add’l alerts as warranted.

8/7 – Widespread SMS outages are being reported nationwide impacting most major carriers. AlertsUSA suggests a close eye on email today as carriers work to resolve their issues.

8/5 – AlertsUSA monitoring early morning explosion at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Ctr., Bloomington, MN. No injuries, cause unknown. Fed authorities on scene.

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World News Roundup

 

August 12, 2017

 

Other Developments We Are Following

 

AMERICAS

Canada struggles with asylum seeker influx from US
NAFTA negotiations could mark end of era for Mexican exports
Mexican official says migration, security at stake in NAFTA talks
UK criticized over sales of military equipment to Venezuela
Here’s How the DoD Wants to Counter ISIS Drones and Roadside Bombs
Trump promises ‘billions’ more for missile defenses
The Navy’s First Female SEAL Officer Applicant Just Dropped Out
Why the Price of the F-35 Keeps Soaring
Trump declares US opioid pain drugs national emergency
US investigating after diplomats fall sick in Havana
Pentagon’s Silicon Valley unit helps target terrorists

EUROPE

Experts debate pros and cons of lethal arms for Ukraine
Number of migrants arriving in Italy from Libya falls by half in July
Spain migrant arrivals triple compared with 2016
German Defense Industry Gearing Up
Britain’s New Supercarrier Trains Alongside US Counterpart For First Time
Extreme heat decimating crops in parts of Europe
Russian ‘ISIS fanatic’ ‘plotted to crash a US plane by flying a DRONE into it’
French police arrest suspect after car ploughs into soldiers in Paris
Man ambushes French soldiers in car attack, later arrested
Paris attack: ‘Algerian-born’ suspect in Lille hospital

MIDDLE EAST

US drone strikes in Somalia target al-Shabaab fighters
Protesters storm Shell crude flow station in Nigeria’s Niger Delta
ISIS used eBay to funnel terror cash to US, feds say
Mothers exert most influence on foreign fighters to return home
U.S. to designate the IRGC, affiliates as terrorists
Yemen’s civil war turns country into cholera breeding ground
Trump says Iran not ‘living up to the spirit’ of nuclear deal
Israel to speed up Gaza tunnel barrier

ASIA

Second India-China war in 2018? Here’s the war blueprint if it happens
US, Japanese troops begin joint military exercise amid North Korea threat
Any new Korean war could quickly escalate to catastrophe
US and S. Korea to stage huge military exercise despite North Korea crisis
Nations start to choose sides in event of North Korea war
Cambodia PM gives ultimatum to Laos over ‘border invasion’
US diplomacy is gaining results, says Mattis
China protests after US warship sails near island
Russia Boosts Air Defense in Far East Amid N Korea Nuclear Situation
As global reach grows, China builds military to match
On Afghanistan, Trump Is Right to Hesitate

 


 

Travel Security Update

The U.S. Dept. of State is the authoritative federal source for information on the security situation at travel destinations worldwide. With tensions rapidly increasing in most regions, readers planning on international travel, even to such common destinations as Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean Islands, are strongly encouraged to do a little research on the security situation prior to departure.

Latest USGOV Travel Alerts and Warnings

N. Korea
08/10/2017

Somalia
08/03/2017

N. Korea
08/02/2017

Venezuela
07/27/2017

Jordan
07/20/2017

S. Sudan
07/20/2017

Egypt
07/19/2017

Philippines
07/17/2017

Hurricane Season
06/05/2017

Europe
05/01/2017

Worldwide Caution

03/06/2017

Additional Sources of Travel Guidance

Canada Dept. of Foreign Affairs

Australia Dept. of Foreign Affairs

UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office

 


 

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WEEKLY THREAT ROUNDUP 7-16-17

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Islamic State: It is Permissible to Kidnap Children
Calls for Attacks on Women’s Euro 2017 Championship

 

July 15, 2017

 

Between July 9th and 13th, the following related Flash messages were sent to AlertsUSA subscriber mobile devices:

 

7/13 – Latest issue of Islamic State’s Rumiyah (Rome) magazine teaches it is permissible to kidnap children of non-Muslims in order to raise funds. Vigilance urged.

7/12 – Islamic State social media channels calling for attacks on UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 soccer championship (7/16 – 8/6) in the Netherlands. More info via email.

7/9 – New Islamic State social media campaign urges lone wolves to carry out attacks in the US and Europe. Vigilance urged when in unsecured public areas and venues.

 

What You Need To Know

On five occasions this week AlertsUSA subscribers were notified via SMS messages to their mobile devices regarding security matters. Most important for this update, on Thursday, subscribers were informed of the release of the latest issue of the Islamic State’s monthly internet magazine known as Rumiyah, within which followers are taught that it is permissible to kidnap children of harbi kuffar, or disbelievers, in non-Muslim lands, in order to raise funds.

Jihadists residing in non-Muslim lands should “not hesitate to take the wealth of the harbi kuffar [non-Muslim disbelievers], either by force or through theft and fraud […] Likewise, if he kidnaps them or their children, or subdues them in any way, then the lives and wealth of the harbi kuffar are permissible for the Muslims. So if they seize them in a shar’i [legitimate] manner they own them.’”

An image is included in this article showing young males, all members of King’s College Choir in Cambridge, UK, along with a caption saying; “PERMISSIBLE TO KIDNAP THE CHILDREN OF THE HARBI KUFFAR.”

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The article goes on to say:

“Do not forget that their war on the Islamic State is dependent on wealth, so purify your intentions, place your trust in Allah, and do not seek anyone’s advice with regards to taking their wealth. Proceed forward with Allah’s blessing, for indeed stealing the kuffar’s wealth weakens them, threatens the security of their economies, strengthens and emboldens the believers, and prepares them for something greater than theft, and this is among the aspects of jihad that have been abandoned in this era except by a group of those who are truthful, and how few they are.”

This latest issue of Rumiyah was published in 11 different languages, including English, French, Russian, German, Bosnian, Indonesian, Kurdish, Turkish, Uyghur, Pashto and Urdu, with each issue providing slightly varying content. For instance, the German version of this most recent issue provides instructions on how to properly assemble and use Molotov cocktails, while the English version does not.

Readers are reminded that back in early April, AlertsUSA warned subscribers of a similar call by the Islamic State to kill unbelievers, steal their wealth and cause economic harm to their businesses.

Just as the blood of the kafir is halal to shed, so too is the kafir’s wealth halal to take. […] There should be no misunderstanding about the excellence of this deed, as taking this wealth is in accordance with the command of Allah.

AlertsUSA cautions parents, as well as business owners and managers, that it would be prudent to take note of this call to action and to carefully evaluate your vulnerabilities. Many Muslims want to participate in the jihad (as is mandated in the Koran), but not everyone is inclined to travel to a distant battlefield or to become a martyr.

Calls for Attacks on UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 Soccer Championship

This week AlertsUSA subscribers were also informed of calls by the Islamic State for attacks on the UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 soccer championship taking place between July 16 – August 6 in the Netherlands. The initial calls were made via the terror organization’s channels on the encrypted social media platform Telegram.

The quadrennial international football tournament is expected to draw more than 100,000 visitors, including thousands from N. America. 16 European national teams will play 31 matches at 7 different venues across the country (Breda, Enschede, Utrecht, Rotterdam, Deventer, Tilburg and Doetinchem).

Caution and vigilance are urged if attending any of these matches or if you or a family member are simply visiting any of the host cities during the tournament. While security at the venues is expected to be tight, the greater danger is on the multitude of soft, less secure targets in the host cities.

At present, the terrorism threat level in the Netherlands stands at 4 on a scale of 1 to 5., indicating a “real chance of an attack.”

AlertsUSA continues to monitor the overall domestic and international threat environment and will immediately notify service subscribers via SMS messages of new alerts, warnings and advisories or any developments which signal a change the overall threat picture for American citizens as events warrant.


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OTHER ALERTS FROM THIS WEEK NOT DETAILED IN THIS NEWSLETTER ISSUE

7/11 – Overnight: DHS/FBI invest explosion at an USAF recruiting office in Bixby, OK. Believed caused by pipe bomb. Add’l details later today when feds release stmt.

7/8 – AlertsUSA monitoring evacuation of Notre Dame (Paris) and surrounding area over suspicious pkg discovery. Police & military on scene. Add’l alerts as warranted.

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World News Roundup

 

July 15, 2017

 

Other Developments We Are Following

 

AMERICAS

Chinese spy ship lurks off coast of Alaska during missile defense test
U.S. issues revised security directive to airlines worldwide
F-35 Total Costs Climb Past $1.5 Trillion
House backs massive increase in defense spending
Boeing and Lockheed Are Heading Toward a GPS Bidding War
Don’t Worry About U.S. Space Leadership
Production of coca leaf surges in Colombia
Trump travel ban: Judge expands definition of ‘close relative’
Fixing the U.S. Army’s Looming Heavy Armor Crisis

EUROPE

A Franco-American Axis?
Russia, mulling expulsions, says too many U.S. spies work in Moscow

Russia threatens personnel cut at U.S. Embassy in Moscow
Brexit: Warning of ‘constitutional crisis’ over repeal bill
Acid attacks in east London leave five injured, teenager arrested
Here’s how many countries buy military equipment from Russia
Turkey Chooses Russia Over NATO for Missile Defense
With Fraying U.S.-Russian Ties Comes Fraying Arms Control

MIDDLE EAST

The Terrorist Diaspora: After the Fall of the Caliphate
One year after failed coup, Turkey lurches toward dictatorship
Turkey dismisses thousands more police, civil servants and academics
Two Israeli police and three gunmen killed in shootout at holy site
U.S. cannot prove Islamic State chief is dead: U.S. defense secretary
Pentagon wants to build new US facilities in Iraq, Syria

ASIA

North Korea may have more bomb fuel than thought
Has Duterte’s China engagement backfired?
Concerns flare up as Philippines considers drilling in Beijing’s claims.
China has ‘almost doubled the fighting power of its aircraft carrier’
China Tells Japan ‘Get Use To It’ As It’s Bombers Fly Near Japan
U.S. prepares new sanctions on Chinese firms over North Korea ties


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Travel Security Update

The U.S. Dept. of State is the authoritative federal source for information on the security situation at travel destinations worldwide. With tensions rapidly increasing in most regions, readers planning on international travel, even to such common destinations as Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean Islands, are strongly encouraged to do a little research on the security situation prior to departure.

Latest USGOV Travel Alerts and Warnings

Mali
06/29/2017

Ukraine
06/27/2017

Burundi
06/23/2017

Algeria
06/21/2017

Colombia
06/16/2017

Iraq
06/14/2017

Ethiopia
06/13/2017

Burkina Faso
06/07/2017

Chad
06/062017

Hurricane Season
06/05/2017

Europe
05/01/2017

Worldwide Caution

03/06/2017

Additional Sources of Travel Guidance

Canada Dept. of Foreign Affairs

Australia Dept. of Foreign Affairs

UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office


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LONG-RANGE MISSILE THAT CAN FIT IN SHIPPING CONTAINER TEST-FIRED AT SEA

Long-range missile that can fit in shipping container test-fired at sea

An Israeli defense contractor has successfully test-fired a missile with a 400-kilometer range that can fit into a standard shipping container.

Launched from a ship, it joins the trend of weaponizing civilian freighters.

The missile that was fired on Tuesday, dubbed LORA or Long-Range Artillery weapon system, is produced by state-owned defense giant Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). According to company specifications, the solid-propellant ground-to-ground 1,600-kilogram projectile has a range of 400 kilometers and can be fired at a target in just 10 minutes.

First revealed in 2006, the missiles were originally designed to be secretly deployed. To protect them from detection, the missiles are stored in dedicated sealed canisters that can fit inside a standard shipping container and have a shelf life of seven years without maintenance.

From the start, IAI saw LORA as both land-based and ship-based system. This week, a missile fired from a ground launcher placed on a freighter vessel out at sea successfully hit its intended target on land.

“This was one of the most complex trials we held over the past few years and a technological breakthrough for IAI’s missile development operations,” said Executive Vice President Boaz Levi, according to an IAI statement.

“The trial was held according to a full operational outline, including an assessment of the system’s maneuvering, assault, and precision capabilities. The impressive results attest to the system’s maturity and advanced capabilities,” he said.

In theory, a complete containerized version of LORA would not need a dedicated launcher system. Rather a standard container would house four missiles and everything needed to fire them. A command and fire control section inside another container would be enough to serve up to four launchers.

The new technology could potentially turn any civilian freighter ship into a naval missile platform, a consideration that raises concerns about potential sneak attacks. Standardization would also make deploying such missiles on dedicated warships more flexible.

Russia has a similar system, a version of its Kalibr cruise missiles called Club-K, which was unveiled in 2011. Artist concepts show the Russian Navy’s upcoming Arctic patrol boat with two containerized Kalibr launchers on its stern.

 

 

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“Looks like the Sampson Option just got another big boost to actually happening .”

 

“Already here: Putin’s secret weapon 3M14 Klub (Club) missile. Russian weapons. SS-N-27. 3M-14, 3M-54”

 

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WEEKLY THREAT ROUNDUP 7-9-17

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North Korea Launches First ICBM
U.S. Territory Now in Range

 

July 8, 2017

 

On July 4th, the following related Flash message was sent to AlertsUSA subscriber mobile devices:

7/4 – Flwg test launch of long range ballistic missile (poss ICBM) hours ago, N. Korean state run media threatens preemptive nuclear strike on the US. Monitoring.

 

What You Need To Know

On ten occasions this week AlertsUSA subscribers were notified via SMS messages to their mobile devices regarding security matters. Most important for this update, on Wednesday subscribers were informed of new threats of attack on the U.S. by N. Korea following the launch of what has been determined to be their first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

North Korea’s central news agency has released a video of the launch, stating the missile flew for 39 min and achieved a maximum altitude of 2,802 kilometers (or 1741 miles) before impacting in the Sea of Japan 933 km (or 580 miles) downrange and within Japan’s 200-mile exclusive economic zone (EEZ).Western defense and intelligence trajectory reconstructions generally agree with these performance figures. For an altitude comparison, the International Space Station orbits the Earth at an average altitude of just 250 miles.

The so-called “lofted” trajectory the missile traveled is intentional in order to prevent overflight of neighboring countries while still demonstrating high performance. Analysts indicate that if the missile were fired on a more efficient trajectory it could achieve a range of up to 8000 kilometers, or about 5000 miles. This easily puts Alaska, Hawaii and possibly parts of the Pacific Northwest within striking distance.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has confirmed that the rocket was indeed an intercontinental ballistic missile, calling it a “new escalation of the threat to the United States, our allies and partners.”

United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley told a meeting of the U.N. Security Council that North Korea’s actions were “quickly closing off the possibility of a diplomatic solution” and the United States was prepared to defend itself and its allies.

“One of our capabilities lies with our considerable military forces. We will use them if we must, but we prefer not to have to go in that direction.”

South Korea’s defense minister Han Min-koo this week warned parliament that there was a “high” possibility of Pyongyang carrying out another nuclear test in the short term given their history of conducting nuclear experiments following long-range missile tests.

While it may be easy to dismiss N. Korean threats of attack on the U.S., it should be noted that with each nuclear and missile test, their capabilities continue to improve. Of equal concern is that once the reclusive regime achieves the ability to miniaturize their nuclear weapons, it is highly likely they will be made available for sale to the highest bidder, as is the case with all of their other domestically produced weapons systems, including chemical weapons used in Syria.

AlertsUSA continues to monitor the overall domestic and international threat environment and will immediately notify service subscribers via SMS messages of new alerts, warnings and advisories or any developments which signal a change the overall threat picture for American citizens as events warrant.


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OTHER ALERTS FROM THIS WEEK NOT DETAILED IN THIS NEWSLETTER ISSUE

7/6 – Delta #129, Seattle to Beijing, turns back after passenger attempted to force entry into the cockpit. 3 injured during incident. Now on ground. Monitoring…

7/6 – AlertsUSA monitoring evac and lockdown of Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts. Truck security check reveals poss explosives. FBI on scene. Add’l alerts as warranted.

7/5 – Islamic State social media channels urging attacks on the Wimbledon tennis tournament underway in London, incl the sharing of facility maps. Vigilance urged.

7/3 – AlertsUSA monitoring shooting incident in Toulouse, FR. Man & woman in Arab dress dismounted motorbike and fired into crowd. 1 dead, several injured.

7/3 – Boston police rpt incident occurred at taxi staging area outside Boston Logan Intl airport. ~10 injured. Driver in custody. Add’l alerts as warranted.

7/3 – AlertsUSA monitoring reports of poss vehicular attack in E. Boston, near airport. Mass casualty incident declared w serious injuries. Add’l alerts forthcoming.

7/2 – AlertsUSA monitoring evac and halt of all train service @ WTC, NYC following discovery of suspicious package. Add’l alerts as warranted.

7/1 – Gov of Portugal issues EU-wide terror alert following theft of explosives, grenade launchers and grenades from National Arsenal of Tancos. AlertsUSA monitoring.

7/1 – AlertsUSA monitoring evac at Charles de Gaulle Airport, NW Paris. All gates closed & flights grounded over unspec security matter. Add’l alerts as warranted.

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World News Roundup

 

July 8, 2017

 

Other Developments We Are Following

 

AMERICAS

Scariest Thing About Cyberwarfare: No Rules of Engagement
Federal judge turns back Hawaii’s motion on Trump’s travel ban
Trump’s leaks crackdown sends chills through national security world
European banks exit Honduras dam project after killings
Trump, with Peña Nieto, ‘absolutely’ wants Mexico to fund border wall
Jury sentences Hasan to death for ’09 Fort Hood massacre.
Homeland security head to Mexico: US drug use fuels violence
FBI: Flight attendant broke wine bottle over man’s head
Air Force F-35 Trains Against Russian, Chinese Air Defenses
Navy Tests New Amphib Amid Broader Moves to Change Future Strategy
US military will finally start encrypting soldiers’ emails
The 12 countries that spend the highest proportion of GDP on their military

EUROPE

Now is the summer of Britain’s discontent
Islamist recruiters in Germany ‘go right for young people’s hearts’
Belgium manhunt as Brussels raids prompt fears of attack
G-20 clashes leave dozens of officers and activists injured
EU countries decline to help Italy with Mediterranean refugee crisis
Russia claims N. Korea launch not ICBM, objects to condemnation statement.
U.S. taps ex-envoy to NATO Volker to resolve Ukraine crisis
Russia’s troops just carried out a massive test airstrike on a “simulated” foe
Trump welcomed by cheering, flag-waving supporters in Warsaw

MIDDLE EAST

Iran’s Collision Course With the G20 Summit
Mattis affirms US-Qatar cooperation: Pentagon
Qatar is rich enough to face threats of the blockade
Qatar crisis: Saudi-led bloc vows new measures
Israel outraged as UNESCO declares Hebron, West Bank, a world heritage site
Car bombs in Egypt’s Sinai target soldiers
Egypt’s Foreign Minister blames Qatar for ‘human suffering’ in Syria, Libya.
European parliament votes to suspend Turkey EU accession talks

ASIA

The Rubicon Is Crossed in North Korea
U.S. plans to test THAAD missile defenses as North Korea tensions mount
SecState: Not many good North Korea options if pressure fails
Chinese, Russian media lock arms to challenge Western press
US must have stomach for sanctions on Pyongyang and Beijing
What Is Stopping a War With North Korea? –
S. Korea Bomb Shelters Forgotten With No Food, Water
Himalayan Stand-Off Makes for an Awkward G-20 for Xi and Modi
Beijing denounces U.S. B-1B bomber flight over South China Sea
China’s first operational aircraft carrier Liaoning arrives in Hong Kong.
Navy to train with Vietnam amid rising tensions with China
White House Limits Pentagon on Afghan Troop Level


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The U.S. Dept. of State is the authoritative federal source for information on the security situation at travel destinations worldwide. With tensions rapidly increasing in most regions, readers planning on international travel, even to such common destinations as Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean Islands, are strongly encouraged to do a little research on the security situation prior to departure.

Latest USGOV Travel Alerts and Warnings

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06/29/2017

Ukraine
06/27/2017

Burundi
06/23/2017

Algeria
06/21/2017

Colombia
06/16/2017

Iraq
06/14/2017

Ethiopia
06/13/2017

Burkina Faso
06/07/2017

Chad
06/062017

Hurricane Season
06/05/2017

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05/01/2017

Worldwide Caution

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WEEKLY THREAT ROUNDUP 6-25-17

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Europe Under Siege from Islamic Terror

 

June 24, 2017

 

Between June 19-23, the following related Flash messages to
were sent to
AlertsUSA subscriber mobile devices:

 

6/23 – Islamic State releases new wave of propaganda on social media urging lone wolf strikes. Emphasis given to vehicular attacks. Caution urged when out and about.

 

6/21 – AlertsUSA reminds subscribers of USGOV-issued Europe Travel Alert and Worldwide Caution. If traveling abroad, be smart and visit

 

6/20 – US Embassy Brussels issues statement regarding explosion @ Brussels Central Station, urges Americans to exercise caution. Link to full statement sent via email.

 

6/20 – Security at transport hubs across the EU increasing following Brussels attack. Expect delays and expanded screening procedures.

 

6/20 – Brussels police confirm at least one explosion at Central Station. Large police and military response. Avoid the area.

 

6/20 – AlertsUSA monitoring reports of an explosion, Brussels Central Train Station. All trains halted. Developing situation.

 

6/19 – AlertsUSA warns that ISIS-related social media is on fire with calls for revenge attacks in western nations over last night’s London incident. Vigilance urged.

 

6/19 – Re Paris Incident: Car attempted to strike police, crashed into police van, caught fire & exploded. Driver in custody. This is the final alert re this incident.

 

6/19 – AlertsUSA monitoring reports of a car explosion on the Champs Elysees in Paris. Large police presence. Avoid the area. Add’l alerts as warranted.

 

What You Need To Know

On 17 occasions this week AlertsUSA subscribers were notified via SMS messages to their mobile devices regarding security matters. Most pressing for this update, beginning Monday AlertsUSA subscribers were informed of reports of a car explosion on the Champs Elysees in Paris. In this incident, a man carrying guns and explosives died when he rammed a car into a police van on the famed Paris avenue in what officials characterize as a deliberate attack on a convoy of police vehicles. Fortunately for the police and those in the vicinity, upon collision, the attackers’ car burst into flames. The man died even though police were able to extricate him from the burning car. Police sources indicate the weapons included handguns and an AK47 assault rifle.

Authorities also speculate that the suspect may have intended to target the area around the Eiffel Tower based on CCTV footage of the individual tracking police vehicles at the site.

 

Brussels Attack

Next up, on Tuesday AlertsUSA subscribers were informed of reports of an explosion at the Central Train Station in Brussels, Belgium. In this incident, a 36-year-old Moroccan national, identified as Oussama Zariouh, entered the station, passed through the ticket hall and approached a group of passengers below the main concourse. There, the suspect grabbed his suitcase, began shouting and his suitcase violently burst into flames, but did not initially explode. As the attacker moved away from the from the burning bag, a smaller explosion did take place, at which point the attacker charged an armed Belgian soldier while shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ and was immediately shot dead.

Belgian police state that the bomb, which obviously failed to properly detonate, was packed with nails and the powerful explosive TATP, or Triacetone Triperoxide. Had the device operated correctly, the impact would have been catastrophic.

Readers are reminded that in March of last year, three coordinated suicide bombings occurred in Belgium: two at Brussels Airport in Zaventem, and one at Maalbeek metro station in central Brussels. In those incidents, a total of thirty-two civilians and three perpetrators were killed, and more than 300 people injured.

 

More Calls for Attacks

Also this week, AlertsUSA subscribers were informed twice of new calls by the Islamic State for followers to carry out even more attacks on western nations and disbelievers, or kufars, in general. Their encouragement includes stressing the use of vehicles to plow into groups as well as the use of guns and knives in these attacks.

 

Caution Moving Forward

Readers are urged to bear in mind that despite the increasing losses of the Islamic State on battlefields in the Middle East and N. Africa, this does not signal an imminent reduction in the number of terror attacks that will be occurring in western nations. Far from it. It is estimated that tens of thousands of foreign fighters from the west have already traveled to battlefields in the Middle East and N. Africa, received training in bombmaking and other forms of mayhem, and then returned to their home countries waiting for the right motivation, sympathetic reaction, or intentional call to action to launch attacks. Add to this the influx of millions of migrants and refugees (mostly military-aged males) which have already streamed (or have been invited) into the Americas and Europe from Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia. While clearly not all of these individuals are prone to violence and fanaticism, even single digit percentages of these groups, so motivated, pose a grave risk to safety and security, particularly if devout followers of Islam.

The Quran states unequivocally the triumph of Islam over all religions (see the free report Deadly Verses below). Jihad, terrorism and violence against unbelievers are absolute foundational concepts of Islam and hallmarks of the life and words of Mohammad.

At present, European nations clearly face the greater threat due to simple geography, growing divisions among its member states, the comparative ease of migrant / refugee entry, and significant challenges faced in assimilation. Nonetheless, the threat of additional attacks in N. North America is still very significant, as evidenced by near weekly arrests and convictions of individuals in some stage of planning and execution of strikes or providing material support to those who would do so.

Continued security awareness and vigilance are urged.

AlertsUSA continues to monitor the overall domestic and international threat environment and will immediately notify service subscribers via SMS messages of new alerts, warnings and advisories or any developments which signal a change the overall threat picture for American citizens as events warrant.


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OTHER ALERTS FROM THIS WEEK
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6/19 – Important information regarding the London mosque outside of which tonight’s attack occurred has been sent to you via email.

 

6/18 – London Followup: London Metro police report van swerved into crowd exiting Finsbury Park Mosque. Driver arrested.

 

6/18 – AlertsUSA monitoring poss vehicular attack, Seven Sisters Road, N. London. Numerous causalities. Add’l alerts as warranted.

 

6/22 – AlertsUSA monitoring rpts of major gun battle/attack near Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Large security force deployment. US Embassy urges caution for AMCITS in country.

 

6/21 – A shallow M 6.8 earthquake – 14km SSE of Isla Vista, CA (offshore). AlertsUSA monitoring.

 

6/21 – USGS now reporting that there was NOT a 6.8 EQ near Isla Vista. Their alert was incorrect. False alert. We are awaiting further explanation.

 

6/19 – Major service outages rptd across the national wireless infrastructure. Cause currently unknown. See your email for add’l information.

 

6/18 – AlertsUSA monitoring reports of an active shooter situation, Hartford Comm College, Bel Air, MD. This is a developing situation. Add’l alerts as warranted.

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World News Roundup

 

June 24, 2017

 

Other Developments We Are Following

 

AMERICAS

White House does not rule out Trump-Putin July meeting in Germany
Supreme Court could reveal action on travel ban at any time
May was Mexico’s deadliest month on record with 2,186 homicides
Mexican president denies spying on journalists, lawyers and activists
United States suspends all Brazilian meat imports.
Freighter Was On Autopilot When It Hit U.S. Destroyer

 

EUROPE

EU will restrict visas for states not taking back migrants
German police brace for violent protests at G20 summit
Skepticism in Brussels over Britain’s post-Brexit promise for EU citizens
EU moves to boost military cooperation
London police consider manslaughter over Grenfell Tower fire
Report: Russia may have accidentally revealed new military satellites
Britain readies base for arrival of F-35 jets next year

 

MIDDLE EAST

If Baghdadi death confirmed, next IS leader likely to be Saddam-era officer
Hamza bin Laden, Osama’s son, is helping Al-Qaeda stage a deadly comeback
Hezbollah says future Israel war could draw fighters from Iran, Iraq, elsewhere
Saudi security forces foil attack on Grand Mosque in Mecca
Isis may be leaderless and facing defeat in Mosul, but the jihadis will fight on
Arab states issue ultimatum to Qatar: close Jazeera, curb ties with Iran
How long can Qatar’s economy withstand sanctions?
Satellite Images Reveal Mosul’s Cultural Destruction

 

ASIA

North Korea Is No Place for U.S. Tourists
China asked U.S. officials to remove THAAD from South Korea
China launches record-breaking UAV swarm
Afghanistan: Taliban leader wants US and NATO troops out
Australia to send spy planes to help Philippines fight militants
North Korea says U.S. student’s death a ‘mystery to us as well’
Moon: South Korea must be able to ‘dominate’ Pyongyang
Japan politician: North Koreans should be ‘starved to death’ for threats
China deploys new anti-submarine aircraft to fringes of South China Sea


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DEADLY VERSES
164 Passages about Jihad from the Koran


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80 Passages on Rape, Pedophilia, Misogyny, Female Inferiority,
Wife Beating and Related Doctrines from Islamic Holy Texts


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Travel Security Update

The U.S. Dept. of State is the authoritative federal source for information on the security situation at travel destinations worldwide. With tensions rapidly increasing in most regions, readers planning on international travel, even to such common destinations as Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean Islands, are strongly encouraged to do a little research on the security situation prior to departure.

 

Latest USGOV Travel Alerts and Warnings

Burundi
06/23/2017

Algeria
06/21/2017

Colombia
06/16/2017

Iraq
06/14/2017

Ethiopia
06/13/2017

Burkina Faso
06/07/2017

Chad
06/062017

Hurricane Season
06/05/2017

Cent African Repub
05/26/2017

Haiti
05/22/2017

Pakistan
05/22/2017

Yemen
05/10/2017

North Korea
05/09/2017

Tunisia
05/02/2017

Europe
05/01/2017

Worldwide Caution

03/06/2017

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Canada Dept. of Foreign Affairs

Australia Dept. of Foreign Affairs

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WEEKLY THREAT ROUNDUP 6-18-17

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Left-Wing Assassin Had Target List
Another Call for Ramadan Attacks

 

June 17, 2017

 

Between June 10-14, the following related Flash messages to
were sent to
AlertsUSA subscriber mobile devices:

 

6/14 – A total of 6 shot: Rep. Scalise, 2 security officers, 1 staffer, 1 lobbyist and shooter (in custody). Expect increased security across Nat’l Capital Region.

 

6/14 – Shooting of Rep. Scalise targeted numerous congressional members during charitable sporting event. Security in/around Capital Hill area significantly increased.

 

6/12 – Rep. Steve Scalise shot a short time ago morning in Alexandria, Virginia. Initial rpts indicate a”deliberate attack.” AlertsUSA monitoring.

 

6/10 – New audio msg from the Islamic State calls on followers to launch attacks in the U.S. Europe, Russia, AUS and the Philippines during Ramadan. More via email.

 

What You Need To Know

On 16 occasions this week AlertsUSA subscribers were notified via SMS messages to their mobile devices regarding security matters. Most pressing for this report, on Wednesday morning AlertsUSA subscribers were informed of reports of the shooting of House Majority Whip Representative Steve Scaliseduring practice for a charitable sporting event. In this incident, a man opened fire on several Republican members of Congress, their staffers and a lobbyist who were practicing for the annual Congressional Baseball Game for Charity, scheduled for the following day. The incident took place at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Virginia, just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C.

Prior to the attack, two other representatives were approached by a man who asked whether it was Republicans or Democrats on the field. One of the Representatives later told reporters that they believe that the man was the same individual police have identified as the assailant, James Thomas Hodgkinson.

During the practice session, Hodgkinson began firing from the vicinity of the third-base dugout. According to the Capitol Police, the shooter was armed with a 7.62 mm semi-automatic rifle and a 9 mm handgun. Representative Scalise, who is the third-ranking Republican in the House, was standing at second base when he was struck in the left hip by a rifle shot. Three Capitol Police who were present as Scalise’s security detail immediately began returning fire, ultimately being joined by local police before successfully bringing the gunman down.

In total, five individuals were injured in the attack, including Representative Scalis, Matt Mike, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods, congressional staffer Zack Barth, and two Capital Hill police officers, Crystal Griner and David Baily.

As of the preparation of this report late Friday, Representative Scalise remains in critical condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center having already undergone three surgeries to repair extensive traumatic damage to his hip and internal organs.

While the shooter ultimately died of his injuries, unnamed sources have revealed to the media that the FBI recovered a handwritten list of Republican politician names in his pocket, suggesting this was a premeditated political assassination.

Considering the unending vitriolic anger and rage being expressed by the Left at President Trump’s election victory, to include near daily confrontations and attacks against any expression of conservatism on college campuses, regular protests at conservative events and around the clock anti-Trump hysteria with mainstream news outlets, AlertsUSA cautions readers to expect tensions to increase in the weeks and months ahead, which will likely result in increasing violence. If you are a conservative (typically the most targeted group), now is the time to get armed, acquire your concealed carry permit if you have not already done so, and get extra training on how and when to employ your weapon if the need arises.

It is unlikely the political discourse in this country will become any calmer, particularly with the approach of mid-term elections, and you will need the ability to defend yourself if the vitriol and rage of the Left put you or your family members in danger. It is unlikely this attack will result in a sudden bi-partisan gathering around the proverbial campfire with everyone holding hands and singing Kumbaya. The exact opposite is true, particularly as political losses mount and domestic policies are realigned.

 

ISIS Calls for More Ramadan Attacks

 

AlertsUSA subscribers were notified of the release of a new audio message issued by the Islamic State yet again calling on followers to launch attacks in the U.S. Europe, Russia, AUS and the Philippines during Ramadan.

“To the brethren of faith and belief in Europe, America, Russia, Australia, and others,” he said, “your brothers in your land have done well, so take them as role models and do as they have done.”

 

As AlertsUSA has repeatedly warned, we are now in the midst of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan which began Friday, May 26 and runs through to the evening of Saturday, June 24. Last year, Ramadan was particularly brutal and this year the number of attacks and those killed and injured are climbing fast.

 

Readers are urged to maintain a high level of vigilance and increased security awareness when out an about, and in particular, when present at large public gatherings and other soft targets.

 

AlertsUSA continues to monitor the overall domestic and international threat environment and will immediately notify service subscribers via SMS messages of new alerts, warnings and advisories or any developments which signal a change the overall threat picture for American citizens as events warrant.


 

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OTHER ALERTS FROM THIS WEEK
NOT DETAILED IN THIS NEWSLETTER ISSUE

 

6/16 – Tense protests cont forming across London over Grenfell Tower fire. Violence reported in some locations. If in London, check local media. Vigilance urged.

 

6/16 – Large immigrant protest underway @ Kensington Town Hall (W. London) related to Grenfell Tower fire which killed at least 70. Incr violence. Avoid the area.

 

6/16 – Chasse-sur-Rhone, France followup: Suspected car bomb was parked adjacent to chem factory. Device disabled by EOD techs using robot. Area remains on lockdown.

 

6/16 – Large French police response in Chasse-sur-Rhone (near Lyon) after disc of car filled with gas cylinders wired together. Area on lockdown. AlertsUSA monitoring.

 

6/15 – At least one injured in shooting at Fort Carson, CO. All gates closed. PAO reports incident “in the center of the installation,” but no active shooter.

 

6/15 – AlertsUSA monitoring reports of an active shooter situation, Fort Carson, CO. Post on lockdown, shelter in place order issued. Add’l alerts as warranted.

 

6/15 – AlertsUSA monitoring reports of an active shooter situation, Northwest Hospital. Randallstown, MD. This is a developing situation. Add’l alerts as warranted.

 

6/15 – Overnight: Coast Guard Unified Command determines no existing threat to the Port of Charleston. Terminal has reopened & safety zone lifted.

 

6/15 – Multiple agencies investigating possible explosive device involving radiological material on a ship at the Wando terminal, Port of Charleston. Monitoring.


6/14 – Lockdown lifted at Travis AFB. Emergency personnel responded to reports of gun shots @ the Base Exchange. It was determined to be a false alarm.

 

6/14 – AlertsUSA monitoring reports of an active shooter situation, Travis Air Force Base, CA. Base on lockdown w/ shelter in place order. Add’l alerts as warranted.

 

6/10 – AlertsUSA monitoring poss vehicular attack @ Central Train Station, Amsterdam. 8 injured as car mows through pedestrian-only area. Add’l alerts as warranted.

 

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Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Bryan Evans, a rescue swimmer, conducts a free fall jump from a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter east of Miami Beach, Fla., June 6, 2017. Evans is assigned to Coast Guard Air Station Miami. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Eric D. Woodall. - ALLOW IMAGES

 

World News Roundup

 

June 17, 2017

 

Other Developments We Are Following

 

AMERICAS

Trump Is Right to Reset U.S.-Cuba Policy
Political death threats becoming new, unsettling normal
Dems ask themselves: Has their rhetoric gone too far?
U.S. Navy destroyer collides with merchant vessel near Japan
Trump allies on the offensive against Mueller
Inside Cuba’s Military Cyber Command

 

EUROPE

Germany threatens retaliation if U.S. sanctions harm its firms
The U.S. Sanctions Russia, Europe Says ‘Ouch!’
Anger erupts over possible flaws at burned London tower
Britain says no EU exit deal unless future relationship taken into account.
US repeatedly interfered in Russian elections – Putin
Armed police fire stun gun at knife-wielding man near British parliament

 

MIDDLE EAST

ISIS leader al-Baghdadi reportedly killed in Russia-led airstrike – MoD
Iran Is Determined To Have A Land Corridor To Beirut
Saudi Arabia Gives Pakistan One Choice: ‘Are You With Us or With Qatar?’
U.S. Stands With Qatar’s Foes, While Selling F-15s to Qatar
Sissi’s Egypt Is Falling Apart. Will It Explode?
Messy fight awaits Islamic State’s next Syrian capital at Mayadeen
Turkey summons US envoy over bodyguards arrest warrants.

 

ASIA

US to send about 4,000 more troops to Afghanistan
Kim Jong-un nervous about assassination: NIS
Terrorism is on the rise in southeast Asia
United States, China to meet on North Korea on Wednesday.
Some of China’s richest and most powerful men have mysteriously vanished
U.S. weighs restricting Chinese investment in artificial intelligence


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DEADLY VERSES
164 Passages about Jihad from the Koran


SEX, WOMEN AND ISLAM
80 Passages on Rape, Pedophilia, Misogyny, Female Inferiority,
Wife Beating and Related Doctrines from Islamic Holy Texts


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Travel Security Update

The U.S. Dept. of State is the authoritative federal source for information on the security situation at travel destinations worldwide. With tensions rapidly increasing in most regions, readers planning on international travel, even to such common destinations as Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean Islands, are strongly encouraged to do a little research on the security situation prior to departure.

 

Latest USGOV Travel Alerts and Warnings

Colombia
06/16/2017

Iraq
06/14/2017

Ethiopia
06/13/2017

Burkina Faso
06/07/2017

Chad
06/062017

Hurricane Season
06/05/2017

Cent African Repub
05/26/2017

Haiti
05/22/2017

Pakistan
05/22/2017

Yemen
05/10/2017

North Korea
05/09/2017

Tunesia
05/02/2017

Europe
05/01/2017

Worldwide Caution

03/06/2017

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UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office


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WEEKLY THREAT ROUNDUP 6-11-17

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London and Paris Hit Again
Islamic State Issues More Threats

 

June 10, 2017

 

Between June 3-7, the following related Flash messages to
were sent to
AlertsUSA subscriber mobile devices:

6/7 – Islamic State media channels warn followers to stay clear of Crusader gathering places as they are targeted for attacks. See email for full message content.

6/6 – ISIS social media channels threatening new attacks in Australia, saying the country “will pay for it’s participation in the war against Islam.” Vigilance urged.

6/6 – AlertsUSA monitoring reports of gunfire at/near Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. Heavy police presence. Area on lockdown. Add’l alerts as warranted.

6/5 – Islamic State issues new threat to the UK: “Just terror is our way of bringing the flames of war to you. We will continue to terrorize you and ruin your lives.”

6/5 – ISIS media group states jihadists are now in France. Threatens new attacks beginning in 7 days if their 8 pages of assorted demands are not met. Monitoring…

6/4 – The Islamic State has formally claimed responsibility for yesterday’s terror attack in London that killed 7 and critically injured 21.

6/3 – If you are concerned for family / friends in London, the Metropolitan Police have released numbers for their Casualty Bureau: 0800 096 1233 / 020 7158 0197

6/3 – DHS releases statement regarding ongoing terror incident in the United Kingdom. See your email for the full text of their message.

6/3 – Security incr at major public gathering places in NYC, Washington DC and other large cities in resp to latest London attack. Expect delays, bag checks, etc..

6/3 – London Metropolitan Police urging those in the London Bridge, Borough Market and High street areas to stay indoors with windows closed due to ongoing threat.

6/3 – AlertsUSA monitoring parallel attacks happening in London: Vehicular attack on/near London Bridge, gunfire /stabbings @ Borough Market. More info forthcoming.

What You Need To Know

On 19 occasions this week AlertsUSA subscribers were notified via SMS messages to their mobile devices regarding security matters. Most pressing for this issue, last Saturday evening subscribers were informed of reports of a vehicular attack and gunfire on the London Bridge and Borough Market area of central London. In this incident, a rented utility van was used to intentionally plough into pedestrians on the famed bridge. Once the van crashed to a stop, three men jumped out, ran down the street and began attacking random revelers with knives and other edged weapons in pubs and restaurants in the Borough Market area. Within minutes all three were shot dead by police.

Multiple witnesses report that the three assailants were screaming “This is for Allah” during the attack and all three were wearing belts with canisters attached, having the appearance of suicide vests. London Metropolitan police report the bombs were fake, though homemade petrol bombs were found inside of the utility van. In total, seven people were killed and 48 injured in the attack.

London Metropolitan Police report the leader of the trio, Khuram Butt, age 27, of east London, was a Pakistani refugee and well known to law enforcement and intelligence agencies for his radical ideology. His two cohorts were of Moroccan descent, one of whom was arrested in Italy approximately one year ago on his way to Syria, but still managed to gain entry into Britain.

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the incident via their Aamaq news agency, stating that “A detachment of fighters from the Islamic State carried out the London attacks.”

Notre-Dam Attack

On Tuesday AlertsUSA subscribers were notified of reports of shots fired near the Notre-Dam cathedral in Paris. In this incident, a 40 year old Algerian doctorate student named Farid Ikken walked up to a police officer, pulled out a hammer and struck the officer in the head while yelling “This is for Syria” in French. He was immediately shot in the chest by a second police officer. French media outlets report that after being shot, the assailant told police he was “a soldier of the caliphate.” A search of his backpack revealed multiple long kitchen knives.

New Threats

On multiple occasions this week AlertsUSA subscribers were notified of a range of new threats issued by the Islamic State via various social media outlets. Targets of these threats include Australia, the UK, and France (see related graphics here and here). Of particular note, on Wednesday, the Islamic State broadcast a warning to all Muslims in America, Russia, France, Britain, Canada, Belgium, Italy, Australia and elsewhere outside of the Caliphate to stay clear of Crusader gathering places as they are targeted for attacks.

Also this week, new Islamic State propaganda widely circulating through social media outlets clearly encourages the targeting of police.

As AlertsUSA / Threat Journal warned last week, 2016’s month of daytime fasting and prayer was the bloodiest in recent history. Attacks included a massive suicide bombing in Baghdad that killed nearly 300 people, an Istanbul airport attack that killed 45, and a shooting massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando that killed 49.

Readers are again urged to maintain a high level of vigilance and increased security awareness when out an about, and in particular, when present at large public gatherings and other soft targets.

AlertsUSA continues to monitor the overall domestic and international threat environment and will immediately notify service subscribers via SMS messages of new alerts, warnings and advisories or any developments which signal a change the overall threat picture for American citizens as events warrant.


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6/9 – US Embassy Saudi Arabia issues new warning to Americans urging caution and vigilance in places frequented by foreigners due to risk of terrorist attacks.

6/8 – AlertsUSA monitoring poss vehicular attack at Columbia and 18th St. NW, Adams Morgan area of DC. 2 officers and 1 pedestrian struck. Add’l alerts as warranted.

6/8 – Explosive device thrown into U.S. Embassy compound, Kiev, Ukraine. No immediate reports of injuries. AlertsUSA monitoring…

6/7 – Police have carried out at least one controlled explosion after being alerted to two unattended vehicles near the US embassy in London. AlertsUSA monitoring.

6/5 – State Dept. issues Hurricane / Typhoon Season travel alert. Urges preps if in storm-prone regions and careful planning if traveling to these areas.

6/5 – Orlando shooting incident near University Blvd & Forsyth Road. Situation contained, but heavy police presence and multiple road closures. Avoid the area.

6/5 – Orange Co. Sheriff rpts multiple fatality incident at an unnamed business in Orlando, FL. Limited information currently available. AlertsUSA monitoring…

6/4 – AlertsUSA monitoring increasingly tense anti-Trump protests in @Chapman Square, Portland, OR. Police anticipate nighttime violence. Add’l alerts as warranted.

6/3 – Explosions reported at a Juventus fanzone in Turin, Italy during Real Madrid Champions League final. Dozens of injuries reported. Monitoring..

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World News Roundup

 

June 10, 2017

 

Other Developments We Are Following

AMERICAS

President Trump Affirms NATO Support and Commitment to Article Five’
Missing From Comey’s Fireworks: Trump-Russia Collusion
NSA Contractor Accused of Leaking Russian Report Held Without Bond
Crisis in Venezuela leads to dangerous witch hunts in South Florida
A US Navy Sailor Is Still Missing After Falling Overboard 2 Days Ago
Meet the seven military men and women training to be NASA’s next astronauts
How Many Fighter Jets Does the Air Force Need?
Army chief supports increased force presence in Afghanistan and Iraq
America’s Electronic Attackers May Have a Secret Mission
DARPA exploring how to hunt for hackers on a global scale

EUROPE

London Muslim Mayor shared platform with terror trainer
Theresa May’s Disastrous Snap Election Failure
Russia may seize U.S. property if its own compounds not returned
Catalonia to hold referendum on independence from Spain in October
Juncker: European Union needs stronger defence arm
Russia doesn’t cry ‘Washington hackers’ despite daily attacks from US territory
Russia’s Defense Spending Spree

MIDDLE EAST

The Islamic State’s Fallback
President Trump Calls on Qatar to Cease Funding Terror

Is America Getting Sucked Into More War in Syria?
Qatar vs. Saudi Arabia: How Iran and the Brotherhood Tore the Gulf Apart
Iraq on cusp of Mosul victory three years after major defeat
U.S., Russia discuss de-escalation zone for southwest Syria
US-backed forces fighting Islamic State enter Syria stronghold of Raqqa
Thousands mourn Tehran attack victims, chant ‘Death to Saudi

ASIA

North Korea Dreams of Turning Out the Lights
North Korea fires missiles, South Korea halts THAAD missile defense
How the China-North Korea equation is changing
India, Pakistan join China and Russia-led security bloc
North Korea says it has tested new anti-ship missile.
N. Korea coal export sinks to zero after China import ban
The Wickedness of China
China’s Military Is Taking a Powerful Turn
China’s amphibious capabilities stoke Japan concern over Senkaku Islands


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WEEKLY THREAT ROUNDUP 6-4-17

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Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Manila Attack

 

June 3, 2017

 

On June 1st, AlertsUSA issued the following
related Flash message to subscriber mobile devices:

6/1 – US Embassy Manila urges increased vigilance and security awareness following Islamist attack on Resorts World Manila near the International Airport.

What You Need To Know

On seven occasions this week AlertsUSA subscribers were notified via SMS messages to their mobile devices regarding security matters. Most pressing for this report, on Thursday subscribers were informed of a warning issued by the US Embassy in Manila urging increased vigilance and security awareness following an attack on Resorts World casino near the International Airport.

While it proved impossible to acquire accurate information from official sources in the Philippines during the incident, the death toll now stands at 37, with another 70 wounded. Initial reports indicated most of the dead were due to trampling during the panic, then gunshot wounds, then smoke inhalation. In a most bizarre explanation, local police and government officials insist a gunman carrying an assault rifle broke into Resorts World Manila from a parking lot entrance, fired at a TV screen, doused a gaming table with gasoline and set it on fire. He then proceeded to steal the equivalent of $2.3 million dollars in casino chips, break into the adjoining Maxims Hotel, and then burned himself alive.

While the Philippine National Police and government officials continue to attempt to downplay the terrorism angle, it is interesting to note that the Islamic State has formally claimed responsibility for the attack through their official news agency.

Readers are reminded that the Philippine government has been waging a violent battle with radical Muslims in the southern portion of the country for decades. Most recently, the Islamic State has threatened to carry to battle to the capital of Manila, with the Philippine president threatening to impose martial law countrywide.

Readers are also reminded that on April 6th, AlertsUSA warned of the release of an issue of the Islamic State’s monthly internet publication known as Rumiyah, within which followers are encouraged to steal money from unbelievers and their businesses.

“Just as the blood of the kafir is halal to shed, so too is the kafir’s wealth halal to take.

Whether the financial damage is on an individual kafir or the cause of perpetual loss to a business, the Muslim in Dar al-Kufr (the Land of Disbelief) has the opportunity to follow this blessed sunnah, striking terror by stalking the kuffar and causing them economic harm. There should be no misunderstanding about the excellence of this deed, as taking this wealth is in accordance with the command of Allah.”

Beware of Ramadan

AlertsUSA reminds subscribers that we are now in the midst of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which began Friday, May 26 and runs through to the evening of Saturday, June 24. To make this year’s special month, the Islamic State is urging followers to wage all out war on the West.

For a little historical context:

With early 7th century Muslims, acts of war during Ramadan were strictly forbidden. That all changed with Muhammad, who supposedly received revelations from above indicating that it was those carrying out attacks during Ramadan that were the real victims, because the non-Muslims, by their sheer presence and sinful lifestyles, were denying true followers the ability to follow the straight path of Sharia.

Fast forwarding to modern times, readers should bear in mind that 2016’s month of daytime fasting and prayer was the bloodiest in recent history. Attacks included a massive suicide bombing in Baghdad that killed nearly 300 people, an Istanbul airport attack that killed 45, and a shooting massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando that killed 49.

Readers are urged to maintain a high level of vigilance and increased security awareness when out an about, and in particular, when present at large public gatherings and other soft targets.

AlertsUSA continues to monitor the overall domestic and international threat environment and will immediately notify service subscribers via SMS messages of new alerts, warnings and advisories or any developments which signal a change the overall threat picture for American citizens as events warrant.


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OTHER ALERTS FROM THIS WEEK
NOT DETAILED IN THIS NEWSLETTER ISSUE

6/2 – German police evacuating massive “Rock am Ring” music festival in Nuerburg over viable terrorist threat. Developing situation. Add’l alerts as warranted.

5/31 – AUS sources indicate 11 passengers subdued suspect “holding a device.” Melbourne airport on full lock down. Add’l alerts as warranted.

5/31 – Malaysia Airlines rpts attempted hijacking of Flt 128, Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur. Passenger attempted to force entry into cockpit. Subdued. Flight has landed.

5/30 – Orlando PD reports armed suspect now “contained.” Initial airport security reports of shots fired incorrect. This is the final alert regarding this incident.

5/30 – Reports of shots fired, 1st floor car rental area, Orlando Int’l Airport. Heavy police presence. Developing situation.

5/30 – AlertsUSA monitoring unspecified security incident and facility lockdown, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Add’l alerts as warranted.

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World News Roundup

June 3, 2017

Other Developments We Are Following

AMERICAS

Russia escalates spy games after years of U.S. neglect
US travel ban goes to Supreme Court
Brazilians struggle to survive corruption crisis
The Navy Now Says It Can Get More Service Life Out Of Its Existing Fleet
Three Rifles That Could Replace the Army’s M4A1 Carbine
The Blueprint for Saving Venezuela
Trump faces tough task unwinding Obama Cuba policy
C.I.A. Names ‘Dark Prince’ New Iran Chief in a Sign of Trump’s Hard Line
After 12 years of construction, aircraft carrier Ford delivered to U.S. Navy

EUROPE

Montenegro completes NATO’s control of the northern Mediterranean
PM May confident Britain can get good Brexit deal, but prepared to walk away
NATO moves 1,000s of troops in one of year’s largest Europe drills
Putin praises Trump, says U.S. spies may have faked hacking evidence
Germany, France, Italy tell Trump Paris agreement is not renegotiable
Moscow says won’t veto UN resolution on N.Korea sanctions.
Hungary’s leader says criticism by Soros ‘war declaration’
Putin: Private hackers, not government, involved in U.S. cyberattacks

MIDDLE EAST

US Special Ops General Sees Decades-Long Struggle in Africa
Trump to keep US embassy in Tel Aviv – for now
German, French defense ministers talk new European security force
Turkey wary of NATO’s decision to join fight against ISIS
In Damascus, a general feeling that the war is winding down.
As U.S. targets Hezbollah, Lebanon lobbies against more sanctions

ASIA

North Korea Threatens Nuclear War With U.S.
Calls to release US, Australian hostages after Taliban threat
Philippine military launches new air raids in Islamist battle
Future of War is Fast Approaching in the Pacific
Two US carrier strike groups, Japanese destroyers off Korean peninsula
What Does America Consider Success in Afghanistan?
China’s Campaign to Shove Taiwan Off the World Stage
ISIS threat in Afghanistan shows no end in sight


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WEEKLY THREAT ROUNDUP 5-28-17

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ISIS on Manchester Attack: ‘We Killed Your Children’

May 27, 2017

 

Between May 11-12, AlertsUSA issued the following
related Flash message to subscriber mobile devices:

5/22 (a) – AlertsUSA monitoring reports of two explosions at Manchester Arena (UK). Heavy police presence. Avoid the area.

5/22 (b) – Greater Manchester Police rpt multiple confirmed fatalities and many injuries at arena incident. Trains blocked at Victoria Station beneath arena. Avoid Area.

5/22 (c) – AlertsUSA reminds subscribers of Europe Travel Alert issued by State Dept on May 1. Caution and vigilance urged if you are heading abroad for the holidays.

5/22 (d) – Law enf presence increasing at public venues, transport hubs and other soft targets across Britain over concern of follow-on attacks. Expect delays.

5/22 (e) – 19 confirmed dead, 50+ injured in Manchester attack. Explosive device packed with shrapnel. ISIS claims responsibility, promises more attacks.

5/22 (f) – US Embassy London issues emerg message to US citizens in the UK. Urges heeding guidance from local auth, “strongly encourages” calling home to concerned family.

5/22 (g) – DHS issues stmt urging US citizens to maintain security awareness and to expect incr security in and around public venues and events. See email for full stmt.

5/23 (h) – Britain’s MI5 Security Service has raised the terror threat level in the UK to CRITICAL, meaning an attack is expected imminently. Caution and vigilance urged.

5/23 (i) – Security increasing at nuclear power facilities across the UK in response to an unspecified threat. Add’l alerts as warranted.

5/25 (j) – ISIS propaganda video showing scenes of Las Vegas has appeared online. Fed, state and local law enforcement on heightened alert. AlertsUSA monitoring..

5/25 (k) – AlertsUSA monitoring lockdown of Queen Elizabeth hospital in Birmingham. Unspecified threat. Heavy armed police presence. Avoid the area.

5/25 (l) – Islamic State releases new call for attacks on the infidels in West and Gulf regions during the holy month of Ramadan (5/26 – 6/24). Add’l alerts as warranted.

What You Need To Know

On 15 occasions this week AlertsUSA subscribers were notified via SMS messages to their mobile devices regarding security threats. Most pressing for this report, beginning Monday, AlertsUSA subscribers were some of the first in the nation to learn of reports of explosions at Manchester Arena in Britain. In this incident, a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device he carried in a backpack filled with nails and other shrapnel in the foyer of the venue just as a sold-out pop singer’s concert was concluding and the audience was exiting. 22 people were killed and 64 seriously injured in the attack. This death toll expected to climb as more than a dozen are still hospitalized in grave condition.

Crime scene forensics have identified the explosive used in the attack as T.A.T.P., or triacetone triperoxide, which takes the form of a white crystalline powder and has a detonation velocity in excess of fifteen thousand feet per second. Highly unstable, the substance can explode if subjected to heat, friction, or shock, earning it the nickname “Mother of Satan. (Watch this short video demo) As a non-nitrogenous explosive, TATP is difficult to detect and can be prepared from common chemicals. Given these key features, the Islamic State, al Qaeda and other terrorist organizations have used TATP in terror attacks around the globe for years. In addition, both the Islamic State and al Qaeda have openly published the recipe, and designs for bombs based on the substance.

According to Congressman Mike McCaul, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, this is the same explosive used in both the March 2016 attack in Brussels and the November 2015 attacks in Paris.

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the Manchester incident, saying that a “soldier of the caliphate” carried out the attack at a gathering of “crusaders.”

British security services have raised the nation’s terror threat level to CRITICAL, indicating a belief that additional attacks are imminent. Thousands of heavily-armed British soldiers have been deployed across the country to supplement regular law enforcement. For the first time in history, British Special Operations Forces are actively carrying out raids alongside regular police in an effort to rapidly roll up the Manchester bomber’s support network.

It is important to note that British authorities do not believe that the bomber was the actual bomb maker and that more explosive devices may be in play.

Few mainstream media outlets are reporting an increase in security at British nuclear power facilities, which may be the result of the fact that the Manchester bomber’s mother is a nuclear scientist who graduated at the top of her class at Tripoli University.

The State Department is reminding American citizens of the Europe-wide travel alert issued May 1st and of the absolute need to maintain a high level vigilance and increase security awareness when traveling anywhere in Europe this summer.

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Friday said the terror threat is worse than most realize, saying some people would “never leave the house” if they knew the truth.

The Department of Homeland Security is warning Americans in the U.S. to remain vigilant and to maintain increased security awareness in and around public venues and events over the Memorial Day weekend.

In related news, federal, state and local authorities are also keeping a close eye on Las Vegas following last week’s release of a 44-minute video by the Islamic State showing footage of the strip, along with images from other cities, including New York and Washington, D.C..

Additionally, late this week, AlertsUSA subscribers were notified of a new call by the Islamic State for followers to wage all out war on the infidels in West and Gulf regions during the holy month of Ramadan, which began Friday at sundown and runs through the 24th of June.

AlertsUSA continues to monitor the overall domestic and international threat environment and will immediately notify service subscribers via SMS messages of new alerts, warnings and advisories or any developments which signal a change the overall threat picture for American citizens as events warrant.


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5/20 – Leftist protest group ‘March For Truth’ announces anti-Trump demonstrations in 50+ cities on Sat, June 3rd. Violence expected. See email for additional details.

5/22 – AlertsUSA monitoring evac of Landvetter Airport, Gothenburg, Sweden following disc of abandoned bag containing explosives. Add’l alerts as warranted.

5/24 – US Embassy Cairo warning Americans in country of unspecified terror threat suggesting some type of action tonight. Urges vigilance & sound security practices.

5/25 – Hurricane season begins June 1. NOAA states 2017 Atlantic hurricane season most likely to have above normal activity. Coastal residents urged to prep early.

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World News Roundup

May 27, 2017

Other Developments We Are Following

AMERICAS

Something Is Deeply Wrong in the U.S. Intelligence Community
Troops pull out of Brazil capital; president under pressure
Officials: the ‘Right’ Number of B-21 Stealth Bombers Is 165
Missile Defense Needs to Address New Threats
The DoD Needs “Second Strike Capability” in the Space and Cyber Arenas
FBI illegally shared spy data on Americans with private parties
How America Could End Up in an Unexpected War with China
US to attempt first ICBM intercept test

EUROPE

G7 leaders pressure tech firms on removing terror propaganda
Estonia to expel 2 Russian diplomats; Moscow blasts move
UK police say they’ve arrested some key players behind Manchester bombing
More than 60,000 migrants reach Europe by sea in 2017.
Russia’s Putin drafts new rearmament program
Russia’s 5th gen fighter jets to start arriving for troops in 2019
We are wide awake’ — Russian defense chief on US threat from space
Russia sends military satellite into orbit for missile warnings
Long-neutral Sweden beefs up military defenses to face Russia threat
Pentagon to deploy eight additional interceptor missiles in Alaska

MIDDLE EAST

Turkey shuns US resolution on Turkish bodyguards violence
Gunmen kill at least 28 Coptic Christians in central Egypt.
Egypt hits Libya training bases with airstrikes after attack on Christian Coptics
Iran says has built third underground missile factory
US Lawmakers warn: Iran wants military base in Syria near Israel
US Increases Contacts With Russia to Avoid Conflict Over Syria

ASIA

Kim’s rocket stars – The trio behind North Korea’s missile program
U.S., Japan agree to enhance North Korea sanctions
China tightened border controls with North Korea
Russia, China urge caution in countering North Korea’s nuclear program
Two Chinese fighters intercept US plane in S. China Sea
Philippines army battles IS-linked group in southern city
Philippines says foreign fighters part of Islamic State ‘invasion’.
Conflict rages in Thailand’s south
China slams U.S. operations in South China Sea.


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Travel Security Update

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Latest USGOV Travel Alerts and Warnings

Cent African Repub
05/26/2017

Haiti
05/22/2017

Pakistan
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Yemen
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North Korea
05/09/2017

Tunesia
05/02/2017

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05/01/2017

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03/06/2017

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UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office


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