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ICT's Commentaries provide short analyses and relevant insights on current terrorism and counter-terrorism events worldwide.

The views expressed in this publication are solely those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT).


Iran's goals in Syria's reconstruction

13/01/2019 | by Karmon, Ely (Dr.)

Commentary by Dr. Ely Karmon

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The Russia – Israel crisis after the downing of the IL-20 spy plane by Syrian air defense

20/09/2018 | by Karmon, Ely (Dr.)
On the night of September 18, 2018, in an unfortunate incident, Syrian air defense mistakenly shot down a Russian military plane while the Syrian regime was targeting multiple missiles flying over Latakia
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The Solution to Kite Terrorism: A Return to the Policy of Targeted Killings

09/08/2018 | by Stenzler-Koblentz, Liram (Dr.)

Kite terrorism and incendiary balloons are an issue that has preoccupied Israeli citizens and decision-makers for several months now.

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Inadequate Security Measures at International Airports in Face of the Terrorist Threat Level

01/12/2017 | by Shenar, Danny
As part of the development of methods and techniques of the terrorist organizations, we are witnessing the constant exploitation of the limitations of today's common security measures, especially in regard to passengers’ and hand luggage inspection, detection of homemade explosive materials concealed in baggage, detection of explosive devices in air cargo, and coping with an 'insider' threat.
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The Exploitation of the Las Vegas Shooting to Promote Islamic State Propaganda on Social Media

04/10/2017 | by Landau, Edan
On October 1, 2017, at 10:08pm Las Vegas time, Stephen Paddock, 64, opened fire on 22,000 people at the annual Route 91 Harvest Festival in the city. 58 people were killed and over 500 were injured. While law enforcement authorities denied a link to any international terrorist organization, the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack.
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