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When Memories Mix With Free Enterprise

When I was a child, I thought I knew the significance of Memorial Day.

Honoring dead people.

Because Mom was a first-generation American, with parents from Germany, she faithfully carried on the tradition of visiting the grave sites of family who’d passed on. 523 more words

SCID Panel of Experts - Online Guest Lecture - Steven Smith MBE - The Global Humanitarian Harm from Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs)

This is the 14th Online Guest Lecture by members of the SCID Panel of Experts. Steven Smith MBE presents a lecture entitled The Global Humanitarian Harm from Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). 332 more words

Security

Inside the Lab that Tracks Jihadist Terror Threats - Vice News Published on Apr 6, 2016

Leaderless Palestinian youth, inspired by instructional videos and photos on social media encouraging people to “Stab a Jew,” are thought to be behind a new wave of violence in Israel and the West Bank. 162 more words

Point Of Interest

Military News: USMC Bomb Sniffing Dog Receives Highest Honor

Lucca is the first U.S. Marine service dog to receive the medal, considered the world’s top honor for war animals.

A bomb-sniffing U.S. Marine Corps German shepherd who survived an IED blast while on patrol in Afghanistan was awarded the world’s highest honor for service dogs on April 5. 349 more words

Military News

FBI Demonstration Educates Local Law Enforcement On IED Chemicals

EDISON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — In a training exercise to stop terrorism, the FBI on Tuesday was educating local authorities on the power of improvised explosive devices made with household products. 328 more words

News

IED attack at airport in Somalia; lessons to be learned

Terror Trends Bulletin, by Christopher Holton, March7, 2016:

An Improvised Explosive Device, sometimes known as a bomb, disguised as a laptop computer was detonated today at an airport security checkpoint in Somalia. 547 more words

Counter Jihad Report

IEDs in Iraq after the Surge - Part II

Documents: US Military storyboards on seized arms caches containing IEDs

Source: U.S. Department of Defense

Publication Dates: January through March, 2009

Notes: As part of ongoing efforts to improve understanding of illicit small arms, … 137 more words

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