Category Archives: ISIL
“Fundamentalist terrorism is spreading to a worrying degree in other areas, such as Southeast Asia, Afghanistan and Sub-Saharan Africa as well as the Balkans.” DIS — Annual Report 2016 The 2016 annual report by the Italian Department of Intelligence and … Continue reading
“There is no viable and plausible solution other than this binary choice, which is Bashar al-Assad on one hand and the Islamic State on the other hand. Assad is obviously today a much more reassuring solution for France than the … Continue reading
“We have evidence that cyber-attacks are taking place that have no purpose other than to elicit political uncertainty.” Bruno Kahl -BND Head Bruno Kahl, president of the Bundesnachrichtendienst, has warned that next year’s general election could be targeted by Russian hackers.
“The risks at stake are profound and represent a fundamental threat to our sovereignty. They should be a concern to all those who share democratic values.” Alex Younger – MI6 Head Alex Younger, the new head of MI6 , says … Continue reading
“We have to be vigilant, since the threat posed by the so-called Islamic State (IS) and returning foreign fighters is likely to persist in the coming years. These people are trained to use explosives and firearms and they have been … Continue reading
“If any year could be said to be the ‘year zero’ of our modern era, 1979 is it. In 1979 it seemed as if the blood would never stop. Dozens of countries saw assassinations, coups, revolts, bombings, political kidnappings and … Continue reading
“We must accept to live with the idea that other attacks are likely, that other attacks will happen. The potential actors are already here.” Alain Winants — Former Head of the Belgian State Security Service Today, Alain Winants made it … Continue reading