Tag: Terrorism

US Places $7 Million Bounty on Al-Qaeda Leader

The United States has placed a $7 million bounty on an Al-Qaeda leader’s head. According to The Washington Free Beacon: The State Department announced on Wednesday that it will pay up to $7 million for information leading to the location and identification of Abu Ubaydah Yusuf al-Anabi, the leader of al-Qaeda’s Islamic Maghreb arm. Islamic

Trump’s Acting DNI Names First Woman to Lead National Counter-Terror Center

The Trump administration has named the first woman ever to lead the National Counter-Terrorism Center. According to The Daily Wire: Acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell officially tapped Lora Shiao Monday to serve as the acting director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC). Grenell’s office pointed out to Daily Caller that Shiao will be

Trump Hits Iran With new Sanctions

The Trump administration has put new sanctions on Iran, this time targeting the country’s shipping networks and airline. According to The Hill: The Trump administration Wednesday slapped new sanctions on an Iranian shipping network and airline for allegedly smuggling lethal aid into Yemen and proliferating weapons of mass destruction. The sanctions blacklist a shipping network

How the Trump Administration is Combating Terrorism Online

Last month, Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen joined United Kingdom Home Secretary Amber Rudd and top experts at the 2018 Digital Forum on Terrorism Prevention in Silicon Valley to discuss efforts to fight back against terrorist radicalization and recruitment online. At the Forum, Secretary Nielsen and Home Secretary Rudd pressed for decisive action against digital terrorist