Armed Assault

Video: 24 August 2018, Bangladeshi AQ/ AQIS Fighters Launching Rocket Attacks on US & Afghan troops in Afghanistan. Source: TelegramBasic TacticAssaults with small arms including automatic weapons, grenades or hand held explosives is one of the basic tactics employed by terrorists.Video: 22 March 2010 Ansar al-Islam: "Defenders of the Homeland #3 Operations in Kirkuk Iraq. Basic TacticAssaults with small arms including automatic weapons, grenades or hand held explosives is one of the basic tactics employed by terrorists. During the 1970s armed attacks were the most frequently adopted terror acts until the Liberation of Tamil Tigers Eelam (LTTE) successful and prolific usage of explosives in the 1980s led many other groups to follow suit. Even with their success, the LTTE never gave up armed attacks and continued to use them in conjunction with Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and suicide bombers. The proliferation of the Russian Kalashnikov (AK 47) automatic…

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Rahul Bhonsle

Rahul K Bhonsle is an Indian army veteran with over three decades of counter insurgency and counter terrorism experience in India and abroad. He is presently Director of Sasia Security-Risks.com, a...