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

“We are dealing with innovative and adaptive adversaries who are intent on being successful.” Dr. Erroll Southers sheds necessary light on the reasons and motivations behind what sometimes seems like bureaucratic knee-jerk reactions by overzealous airport security agents.

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Soccer fans arriving at the recently renovated 43,900-seat Arena da Baixada stadium in Curitiba, Brazil have their belongings screened by Qylatron™ Entry Experience Solution, an innovative security screening system, developed by Qylur Security Systems, Inc. of Palo Alto, CA, USA.

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Suspected Al Shabaab gunmen opened fire on passer-by’s and set fire to two boarding houses in the Kenyan coastal town of Mpeketoni, reportedly killing 48 people and wounding many others.

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Dr. Erroll G. Southers, TAL Global’s Managing Director, Counter-Terrorism & Infrastructure Protection, was the recipient of the “2014 Sol Price School of Public Policy DPPD (Doctor of Policy, Planning and Development) Project Award” for the University of Southern California (USC).

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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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