Arms Supplies and Terrorism

The Global Arms DealerModern terrorism was forever transformed on Sept 11, 2001. On this day, the face of terrorism had acquired a new, indelible avatar – that of the caprine silhouette of al Qaeda’s Osama bin Laden. The perpetrators of 9/11 had used hijacked planes for a spectacular effect, as a natural consecution to equally devastating attacks on the USS Cole (2000) and the East African US Embassy bombings (1998). Despite its propensity for the dramatic, Al Qaeda, in reality, wages 99% of its attacks through small arms and bombings.  The vital link between this 99%  and the countless militant casualties worldwide is the global arms dealer. Photo: Black Market Arms Trade in Russia 2009.  http://forum.nationstates.net/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=20594&start=225#p1018653Arms supplies route out of Balkins via sub continent to Europe.  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/natasha-srdoc/paris-attacks-and-the-kal_b_6493576.html Contemporary ArmsThe…

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Mathew Maavak

I am a Malaysian-born consultant who specializes in Strategic Foresight, Contingency Planning, Perception/Crisis Management; Psychological Warfare; Energy and Resource Geopolitics; Defense and...

David Stone MA MSc CMAS CAS-MSM

Ex G2 Intel. HUMINT, COIN, Strategic, Operational & Tactical intelligence. Owner of Pyrrias Consulting Ltd a UK registered company. Licensed International Small Arms & Light Weapons...