Recent Postings for "Counter-Terrorism Division" Area of Expertise.

In a recent OpEd piece in NJ.Com Online Magazine, Dr. Erroll Southers, TAL Global’s Managing Director, Counter-Terrorism & Infrastructure Protection, and a native New Jerseyan, gives us a rare look at Al Qaeda’s internal media wars.

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On Friday, November 1st, 2013, 23 years-old Paul Ciancia opened fire at the LAX airport in Los Angeles, killing a TSA agent and wounding seven more people. Ciancia has effectively become a home grown terrorist. What can we learn from this attack?

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The Brazilian daily newspaper O Estado de Sao Paulo reports that the PCC (a Brazilian acronym for First Command of the Capital), a Sao Paulo-based crime syndicate threatens to unleash a campaign of terror during the upcoming World Cup Soccer in 2014.

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Dr. Erroll Southers, TAL Global’s Managing Director, Counter-Terrorism & Infrastructure Protection, provides initial insights about the significance and impact of the Nairobi’s Westgate Mall terror attack.

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Individuals who are radicalized over the Internet, often inspired by al-Qaeda’s jihadist message, are the most imminent terrorist threat to the U.S. This is the main conclusion of a new report released by the Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Homeland Security Project.

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Erroll Southers provides an unorthodox view on the link between democracy and homegrown terrorism.

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Peter Bergen, CNN’s national security analyst, said during the Distinguished Speaker Series event presented by the USC National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE) that Al-Qaida is weak, but one way it could resuscitate itself is through the Syria conflict.

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Erroll Southers, TAL Global’s Managing Director, Counter-Terrorism & Infrastructure Protection, was interviewed by Mickey McCarter of Homeland Security Magazine for an article titled: Detecting Trouble, about the video surveillance market.

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In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), a component of the Office of Justice Programs within the US Justice Department, in collaboration with CNA Corporation, published a Planning Primer designed to aid law enforcement officials in the planning and execution of large-scale security events.

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On May 11th, the Graduate Policy and Administration Community (GPAC) of the University of Southern California (USC) named Mr. Erroll Southers, TAL Global’s Managing Director, Counter-Terrorism & Infrastructure Protection the “Outstanding Adjunct Professor of the Year”.

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