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Can We as Individuals Learn From the Terrorist Attacks in Paris?

terrorist attacksThis morning some of my friends ran a tabletop exercise based on yesterday’s terrorist attacks in France.  First, I want to give my condolences and prayers to all of the victims their families and loved ones.

Second, I want to mention that I am only using a portion of what my friends did.  Some of the intelligence that they used in the exercise has already changed.  For instance, the latest information shows that a Syrian passport was found by one of the terrorists.  Information from Greece indicates that he only arrived in Europe about one month ago.  Now over the next few days more information about the terrorist attacks will surface. …

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Preparing Your Home, Family, and Business for TERRORIST ATTACKS

terrorist attacksPreparing Your Home, Family, and Business for TERRORIST ATTACKS is the name of a new publication put out by Rep Robert Pittenger, the Chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare.  it can be downloaded for free at the above link.

Rep Pittenger made the following statement when asked why he published the manual. “There are U.S. cells today of terrorists that we’re all aware of. I chair the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism, and so I’m conscious of the concerns, and I just think we would be wise as a country to prepare ourselves better for what could happen,”

I reviewed this manual and it is a fairly good overview for people who are less aware.  …

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