Terrorism

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Anjem Choudary seen at protest against Osama bin Laden killing

How Anjem Choudary turned his back on boozy hedonism to become key Isis recruiter

How Anjem Choudary went from boozy hedonism to cheerleading for Isis

After Anjem Choudary was convicted of supporting Islamic State, we chart this Welling market trader's son's journey to jihad.

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary facing ten years in prison for supporting Islamic State

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary facing 10 years in prison for supporting Islamic State

Anjem Choudary facing 10 years in jail for supporting Islamic State

The father of five is due to be sentenced next month

Whilst Donald Trump wants to implement "extreme vetting" for immigrants. we take a look at where his family is from

Donald Trump wants 'extreme vetting' on immigrants...but where's his own family from?

Trump wants 'extreme vetting' on immigrants...but where's his own family from?

Donald Trump has promised to stop immigrants from countries tarred by terror from getting into the US. But hasn't he forgotten his own tale of illegal immigration?

Monday, August 15, 2016

Monday, August 15, 2016

Chibok girls: 'The government need to get the local community on side', says security expert

Boko Haram Chibok video: Security expert Will Geddes on how the Nigerian government should get the girls back

Security expert Will Geddes on how to get the Chibok girls back

Boko Haram have released a video showing the girls from Chibok they abducted in 2014

Boko Haram have released a new video showing abducted girls from Chibok

Boko Haram wants the world to focus on Chibok schoolgirls – but Isis affiliate is at war with itself

Boko Haram wants us to focus on schoolgirls - and ignore internal power struggle

It is not clear who now leads the Nigerian Islamist group

Friday, August 12, 2016

Friday, August 12, 2016

Extremism: 'We need to offer an escape route for people', says counter-extremism expert

British schoolgirl 'death' in Syria: "We need to offer an escape route for people", says counter-extremism expert

British schoolgirl 'death' in Syria: "We need to offer people an escape route"

Teenager Kadiza Sultana fled to Syria in February 2015 to marry an ISIS fighter. With reports emerging of the British girl's death in an airstrike in May, one expert tells talkRADIO an "escape route" is needed…

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Terrorism threat: 'Mobile phones mean people are not aware of their surroundings', says security expert

Terrorism threat: Filming video on your phone "not the way to behave" in threat situation

Terrorism threat: Filming video on your phone "not the way to behave"

There will be more armed police on London's streets after the Met Police announced an additional 600 officers to deal with potential terror attacks. A security expert tells talkRADIO that we all have to take responsibility for our own safety…

Monday, August 1, 2016

Monday, August 1, 2016

Former Metropolitan Police Detective examines how safe the UK is following a number of terror attacks on mainland Europe

Terror threat: "You're not being a snitch or a grass, you're potentially saving lives"

'You're not being a snitch by reporting strange behaviour, you're saving lives'

Former police detective Peter Bleksley explains how the public can help in the fight to prevent major attacks on the British mainland…

Friday, July 29, 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016

MP commits to completing inquiry into rendering terror suspects and alleged extremists

MP commits to completing inquiry into rendering terror suspects and alleged extremists

Commitment to complete rendition inquiry

Dominic Grieve, Chair of the Intelligence and Security Committee, tells talkRADIO's George Galloway he hopes to come up with a conclusive report on rendition "in the not too distant future".

'The security services are good at what they do' - Ex-Metropolitan Police officer insists UK is safe despite terrorism threat

Terror threat: 'One lapse of concentration will be punished', says former UK cop

'One lapse of concentration will be punished by terrorists', says former UK cop

Ex-Metropolitan Police officer Chris Hobbs tells talkRADIO that the UK security forces "are good at what they do" and will continue to "put as many hurdles as possible" in the way of extremists…

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Shock figures published on Thursday that only one of 2,000 people in the UK suspected of being radicalised by terrorist groups has been subjected to a curfew by police have been challenged by an expert in international security

'Only 1 in 2,000 extremists under curfew' claims misleading, says security expert

'Only 1 in 2,000 extremists under curfew' claim misleading - security expert

Security expert Raffaello Pantucci says police are simply using different tools to monitor potential jihadists, as critics claim only one person has been subjected to Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures…

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Travel journalist Shafik Meghji insists that holidaying Brits should keep "a proportional sense of risk" and not be frightened by the current wave of terror attacks in Europe.

Brits advised not to let Europe terror threat spoil holiday plans

Brits advised not to let Europe terror threat spoil holiday plans

Travel journalist Shafik Meghji says holidaymakers should keep a "proportional sense of risk" and not be put off making travel plans this summer…

France church attack: 'We musn't be complacent, we've got over 2000 people in the UK of a similar ilk', says security expert

France church attack: 2000 people in the UK could do something similar, claims security expert

France church attack: '2000 people in the UK could do something similar'

Stronger communities can combat complacency and help slow the spread of domestic terrorism, says a former head of the National Counter Terrorism Security Office…

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

French church attack: 'Those identified as a threat need to be confined', says Professor Anthony Glees

French church attack: 'Tagging, detention and deportation' could all help in the fight against terror, says security expert

French church attack: 'Tagging, detention and deportation' could cut down terror

Security expert Anthony Glees says European nations need to be more proactive in the battle against domestic attacks…

Monday, July 25, 2016

Monday, July 25, 2016

'A complete fiasco' - Charlie Elphicke MP blasts Home Office and Department of Transport over handling of Dover port traffic situation

Dover delays: 'A complete fiasco' - MP Charlie Elphicke blasts Home Office and Department of Transport over handling of port traffic situation

Dover delays: 'A complete fiasco' - MP Charlie Elphicke blasts traffic chaos

The member for Dover and Deal says the Home Office and Department of Transport "should have been prepared - we've had a nightmare on our roads"

'They have no idea how to react' - Journalist explains impact of terrorist attacks on the German people

German terror attacks: 'People have no idea how to react' - Journalist explains impact of ongoing fear

German terror attacks: 'People have no idea how to react'

Journalist Felix Tamsut says that, after four attacks in seven days, the tide is rapidly changing for the famous 'welcoming culture' coined by Chancellor Angela Merkel last year in response to a mass influx of refugees

Friday, July 22, 2016

Friday, July 22, 2016

Extremism Disruption Orders: 'The government's approach is too ham-fisted', says Peter Tatchell

'The government's approach is too ham-fisted. Young people aren't born radicalised', says Peter Tatchell

'The government's approach is too ham-fisted. People aren't born radicalised'

Human-rights campaigner Peter Tatchell believes clearer language is required as MPs consider handing out disruption orders to combat extremism

Colonel Bob Stewart has advised Royal Air Force personnel to 'be suspicious of anyone' approaching them following the attempted abduction of a serviceman in Norfolk.

RAF kidnap attempt: 'Be very suspicious of anyone approaching you' says former army colonel Bob Stewart

RAF kidnap attempt: 'Be very suspicious of anyone approaching you'

Colonel Bob Stewart, MP for Beckenham, has warned service personnel to stay vigilant after failed abduction of RAF man

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Thursday, July 21, 2016

'There are a host of implications for the people' - Professor explains Turkey's state of emergency

Turkey: 'Erdoğan repression not healthy' - Expert explains country's state of emergency

Turkey: State of emergency explained

Professor Tahir Abbas examines the 'host of implications for the people' as the government crack down on rebels

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

'It's fortunate the casualities have been so minimal' - Former anti-terrorist detective discusses the axe attack in Germany

German train axe attack: 'It's fortunate the casualities have been so minimal' - Former anti-terror detective

German train axe attack: 'It's fortunate the casualities have been so minimal'

Former anti-terror cop Dr. David Lowe reflects on teenage boy's rail rampage

Friday, July 15, 2016

Friday, July 15, 2016

Nice Attack: 'The whole city is absolutely shell-shocked', says journalist Jon Bryant

Nice Attack: 'The whole city is absolutely shell-shocked', says journalist Jon Bryant

Nice Attack: 'The whole city is absolutely shell-shocked', says journalist

Freelance journalist Jon Bryant describes the scenes the day after the atrocity

Nice attack: 'The truck was 60 seconds behind me' - Broadcaster tells how he narrowly avoided Bastille Day atrocity

Nice attack: 'The truck was 60 seconds behind me' - Broadcaster tells how he narrowly avoided Bastille Day atrocity

One minute from death? Broadcaster reveals narrow Nice escape

Dusty Rhodes told Hardeep Singh Kohli the truck was '60 seconds' behind him

'The most horrendous type of attack' - Security expert condemns Bastille Day attack in Nice

'The most horrendous type of attack' - Security expert condemns Bastille Day attack in Nice

Security expert condemns Bastille Day attack in Nice

Will Geddes called it 'the most horrendous type of attack'

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Four security officers have been killed and five others wounded in a suicide attack outside one of Islam's holiest sites

'Muslims are on the front line against ISIS' - Journalist Shiraz Maher explains impact of Medina bombing

Shiraz Maher explains the impact of the Medina bombing on Muslims

The journalist and author highlighted how devastating the bombing on an 'incredibly important site' in Muslim ideology will be

Friday, July 1, 2016

Friday, July 1, 2016

Shiraz Maher, a former member of a radical Islamist organisation, shared his experiences with Sam Delaney

'9/11 was seen as payback' - An insight into the mindset of radical Islam from a former radicalised Muslim

'9/11 was seen as payback' - An insight into the mindset of radical Islam

Shiraz Maher, a former member of a radical Islamist organisation, shared his experiences with Sam Delaney

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Ataturk Airport Attack: Population 'still very much shaken,' says Istanbul journalist

Ataturk Airport Attack: Population 'still very much shaken,' says Istanbul journalist

Ataturk Airport Attack: Population 'still very much shaken'

Freelance journalist Lance Santos highlighted how the already ailing tourism industry in Turkey will be affected by the bombings

Ataturk Airport Attack: 'This is always going to be a constant vulnerability,' says security expert

Ataturk Airport Attack: 'This is always going to be a constant vulnerability,' says security expert

Ataturk Airport Attack: 'This is always going to be a constant vulnerability'

Security expert Will Geddes explained how departure terminals are weak areas following the attack, which has left 36 people dead and 140 injured in Istanbul

Monday, June 13, 2016

Monday, June 13, 2016

"I don't believe faith is a legitimate reason to justify prejudice," says Tatchell

Tatchell: Orlando attack is ‘extreme example of what happens every day’

Peter Tatchell condemns 'shocking and outrageous' Orlando attack

Gay rights activist condemns 'shocking and outrageous' Orlando attack

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Euro 2016 terror threat: 'Do everything that those who want to blow us from the face of the earth don't want us to', says policing expert

Euro 2016 terror threat: 'Do everything those who want to blow us from the face of the earth don't want us to', says policing expert

Euro 2016 terror threat: 'Do everything the terrorists don't want us to'

Former police officer Peter Bleksley advises fans at the football tournament to enjoy themselves while staying vigilant

Friday, June 3, 2016

Friday, June 3, 2016

Heated debate rages over BBC head of religion ISIS comments

'There is no Islam in ISIS whatsoever' - Imam Ajmal Masroor hits back at comments from BBC head of religion

'There is no Islam in ISIS whatsoever', says Imam in response to BBC claims

The broadcaster said he would be ashamed to hear terrorist group called 'Islamic'

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

US terror warning: France need to take strong position round Euro 2016, says security expert

US terror warning: France need to take strong position around Euro 2016, says security expert

US terror warning: France need to take strong position around Euro 2016

Will Geddes called the US state department's blanket warning 'unusual, with a lot of implications'

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Security expert Margaret Gilmore has explained why coalition forces have an enormous battle on their hands in their attempts to retake the ISIS-held city of Fallujah.

'It'll be a long and bloody battle' - Security expert highlights how difficult it will be to re-take the ISIS stronghold of Fallujah

'It'll be a long and bloody battle' - the challenge to re-take Fallujah

The Royal United Services Institute's Margaret Gilmore says the terrorist group will fight hard to maintain control of symbolic city

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Tony Blair is right about a ground war to defeat ISIS…but it's not Britain's job

Tony Blair is right about a ground war to defeat ISIS…but it's not Britain's job

Tony Blair is right about a ground war to defeat ISIS…but not for Britain

High-profile Conservatives support the call for ground troops in Syria and Iraq - they just don't believe they should be British

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Travel writer Shafik Meghji says 'UK government has to err on the side of caution' on Tunisia travel warnings

Tourists to Tunisia remain a soft target for terrorists, claims industry insider

Tourists to Tunisia remain a soft target for terrorists, claims industry insider

Rough Guides writer Shafik Meghji urges against a relaxation of travel warnings to the North African country

Monday, May 23, 2016

Monday, May 23, 2016

'Nothing is being done' - Khalid Mahmood slams the Home Office for failing to prosecute jihadists

Home Office 'has no idea' how many jihadists are in the country, says MP Khalid Mahmood

Home Office 'has no idea' how many jihadists are in the country, says MP

The Labour member for Birmingham Perry Barr says 'nothing is being done' to track militants who return to the UK

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Saturday, May 21, 2016

EgyptAir crash: 'We have to be vigilant', warns Shadow Home Secretary Andy Burnham if the incident is ruled to be a terror attack

EgyptAir crash: 'We have to be vigilant,' warns shadow home secretary Andy Burnham

EgyptAir crash: 'We have to be vigilant,' warns Andy Burnham

The shadow home secretary says the public must stay alert if the crash is ruled to be a terror attack

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Thursday, May 19, 2016

EgyptAir crash: Aviation analyst claims it will raise UK airport security concerns if terrorism was involved

EgyptAir crash: Aviation analyst claims it will raise UK airport security concerns if terrorism was involved

EgyptAir crash: Aviation analyst says it will raise UK airport security concerns

Alex Macheras says 'the spotlight will shift closer to home' if the disappearance is ruled to be a terror attack

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Thursday, May 12, 2016

'People shouldn't be unduly concerned' about Northern Ireland-related terrorism, claims former SAS soldier Robin Horsfall

'People shouldn't be unduly concerned' about Northern Ireland-related terrorism, claims former SAS soldier Robin Horsfall

'People shouldn't be concerned' about Northern Ireland-related terrorism

Former SAS soldier Robin Horsfall reassures the public after a 'severe' warning of a terrorist attack from dissident Northern Irish republicans

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Britain is in 'a good place' to deal with a terror attack, claims security expert Will Geddes

Britain is in 'a good place' to deal with a terror attack, claims security expert Will Geddes

Britain is in 'a good place' to deal with terror attack, claims security expert

Will Geddes shared his insight into the terror training which took place in Manchester on Tuesday

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

'You're more likely to be killed by a mosquito than a terrorist!' insists security expert

'You're more likely to be killed by a mosquito than a terrorist!' insists security expert

'You're more likely to be killed by a mosquito than a terrorist!'

Security expert Margaret Gilmore claims threats must be taken seriously, but not exaggerated

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