Terrorist Attack Cycle Timeline

Nov 16 2015

How To Protect Yourself: A Chronology

In light of the recent Paris attacks, we have compiled guidance on how to react in dangerous situations.
Nov 13 2015

France: Government Declares State Of Emergency

French President Francois Hollande has ordered the French borders closed and Paris under lockdown following multiple small-arms and explosive-device attacks across the city.
Oct 22 2015

The Coming Age of Cyberterrorism

Online attacks will cause more panic than destruction.
Sep 24 2015

Militancy: A Threat With Many Faces

One must assess a group's ability to use different types of violence to understand the threat it poses.
Sep 10 2015

Countering a Shapeless Terrorist Threat

Leaderless resistance has made terrorists harder to track, but they remain vulnerable at key moments.
Aug 20 2015

Grassroots Cells: Even More Dangerous Than Lone Wolves

Terror cells are a vital and dangerous part of the leaderless resistance model that must not be overlooked.
Jul 02 2015

Protective Intelligence Lessons From the Barakat Assassination

There is a sophisticated terrorist actor in Cairo capable of planning and executing complex terrorist attacks against hard targets
Jun 26 2015

France: Analyzing The French Chemical Factory Attack

An attack on a low-risk chemical plant in northeastern France raises questions about the motivation and intent of the instigator.
Jun 26 2015

France: Possible Terrorist Attacks Targets Factory

Two men in a stolen car attacked a factory in southeastern France June 26, La Dauphine reported.
May 14 2015

Don't Take Terrorism Threats at Face Value

Individuals and groups with the capability to commit hostile acts generally will.
May 01 2015

Syria: Rebels Advance Into Alawite Heartland

Islamist rebels continued to fight with the Syrian army in Latakia province, Reuters reported May 1.

In most terrorist attacks violence seems spontaneous, but it is usually the result of meticulous planning and coordination. Preventing an attack must be accomplished early in the "attack cycle," long before the violence occurs.

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