By William Tucker
The Israeli prime minister’s anti-terror office issued a statement today urging all Israelis to leave the Sinai Peninsula immediately because of credible information regarding attempts by terrorists to kidnap Israeli citizens. The PM’s anti-terror office has a standing warning against visiting the Sinai; however many Israeli’s simply choose to ignore their government on this issue.
By Jenni Hesterman, Counterterrorism Expert
Counter Terror Forum
Augustin Roberto “Bobby” Salcedo was a school board member and assistant high school principal. Salcedo, 33, was abducted and killed by gunmen while visiting his wife’s family in Mexico (Gomez Palacio) for the holidays. He was found dead Thursday in the northern state of Durango by Mexican authorities, his brother Carlos Salcedo said.
By Jenni Hesterman
As discussed in my September 22nd blog, if you travel or work internationally, you are a potential target for criminals and terrorists who want to raise funds by putting a price on your life.
The National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) is the primary clearinghouse for all data related to citizens killed, injured or kidnapped as a result of terrorist activity.