Syrian Air Force Increases Number of Daily Sorties

By William Tucker
Chief Correspondent for In Homeland Security

Syrian opposition forces have claimed that the Syrian Air Force has increased the number of sorties it carries out each day from the average of 12-20 to over 200. Reports from the Syrian opposition, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, and various media outlets claim that the majority of the airstrikes have been carried out in the western portion of Syria against a wide variety of rebel targets.

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Canadian Parliament Shooting Part of Stringed Terrorist Attacks?

By Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security

Is Canada under a larger and on-going string of terrorist attacks, or is this a separate mass-shooting incident?

On Monday, Martin Couture-Rouleau intentionally ran down two members of the Canadian military with his car, killing one person and injuring one other. Couture-Rouleau was being investigated for radicalization by jihadists.

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Sweden’s Hunt for Russian Sub in October

By Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security

It was reported that Swedish navy vessels located a Russian submarine in their national waters. Reports and official language has been corrected from emphasizing ‘Russian’ to stressing ‘foreign’ underwater vessel that is hiding or lurking in Swedish waters. Violating a state’s waters is considered a hostile act but there is more going on here that is silent, due to “operational secrecy.”

“We don’t know what it is.

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DHS: Flights From Ebola Nations Must Arrive at 1 of 5 US Airports

By Glynn Cosker
Editor, In Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday that all flights arriving from Ebola-stricken West African countries must arrive at one of five specific U.S. airports with adequate Ebola screening stations in place.

Starting Oct. 22, any flights arriving from the Ebola-ravaged region of Africa must stop at Newark, Washington Dulles, Atlanta, New York’s JFK or Chicago O’Hare.

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