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Curious about asymmetries, complex problems, & innovation. Studier of political violence & security. Director, Strategic Initiatives @ctcwp Views my own.

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In an upset to Big Pharma, the most promising coronavirus vaccine comes from the public sector https://t.co/ioXXhP0Sji
7/16
2020
Navy SEAL William McRaven: Education is the biggest US security issue - Business Insider https://t.co/A2OGbH7Y79
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7/11
2020
@azelin Happy birthday!
7/6
2020
This article about the jihadi entrepreneur Djamel Beghal by @scottsayare is phenomenal, and goes well with my book… https://t.co/snFslqaRrS
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7/4
2020
This story doesn't add up... at all. There's no way #ISIS has the capacity to produce narcotics, especially at thi… https://t.co/PqwwGpUBSX
Retweeted by Don RasslerHow Terrorists Use Cryptocurrency in Southeast Asia https://t.co/9z9NIMMTgV interesting work by @RSIS_NTU colleagues in @Diplomat_APAC
Retweeted by Don RasslerItalian authorities register a record breaking drugs haul: 14tons/84 million pills of amphetamines made in Syria by… https://t.co/2m0sngv7eK
Retweeted by Don Rassler @ei_schwartz @caelyncobb @hoffman_bruce @ColumbiaUP @APerliger Congrats Arie!
7/1
2020
With @BillGates warning that a bioterror attack involving a pathogen with a high death rate “is kind of the nightma… https://t.co/NNvRDBEM3S
Retweeted by Don Rassler#BREAKING Officials were aware in early 2019 of intelligence indicating Russia was offering bounties to the Taliban… https://t.co/2ipTVpEkq6
Retweeted by Don RasslerThe book about Afghanistan's Pech valley that I've been working on for years is finally done—photos, maps, and all.… https://t.co/ut6ZKRhIJj
Retweeted by Don RasslerPakistan could soon release slain US reporter's kidnapper (from @AP) by ⁦@Kathygannon⁩ https://t.co/KTnsme2C14
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6/30
2020
@daniel_heinke @CTCWP @akcronin @MagnusRanstorp @Ali_H_Soufan @JCZarate1 @CruickshankPaul @WestPoint_USMA Thanks for sharing that!Big ups to the @gwupoe team for this initiative and for creating a mechanism to provide access to this important co… https://t.co/xGAQELkopjThis round table w 5 leading experts on COVID-19 and CT was a fun one to work on with @CruickshankPaul and the cont… https://t.co/VsX7iyvQQi @Aud_Alexander @CruickshankPaul @KristinaKHummel Thx Audrey! Great contribution from your side as always.
6/29
2020
#Philippines Forces Kill 4 Abu Sayyaf Suspects in Raid Near Manila. Yes, Manila. https://t.co/lBQzcZSEvw
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6/27
2020
NEW: U.S. launched a secret weapon -- a missile with sword blades -- to slay a senior Qaeda leader while sparing ci… https://t.co/t5JFV0V5Z2
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6/25
2020
'90%' of 43k extremists on MI5 list are Islamist terror suspects https://t.co/Mx50QUXduE
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6/24
2020
@Aud_Alexander @ICCT_TheHague @CTCWP Congrats Audrey!The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism has named Nick Rasmussen (@NicholasRasmu15), former Director of NCTC… https://t.co/a4eArNMaTp
Retweeted by Don RasslerWe're excited to announce the release of our latest report, "Homecoming: Considerations for Rehabilitating and Rein… https://t.co/4nCflSSOB1
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6/23
2020
our latest report @AANafgh on the interplay between war and the #Coronavirus crisis in #Afghanistan, now in an upda… https://t.co/eHy5uE4n59
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6/22
2020
Look at Great Power Competition Through a Special Operations Lens https://t.co/TBVCXvHcyf via @defenseone
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6/18
2020
PLA Death Squads Hunted Down Indian Troops in Galwan in Savage Execution Spree, Say Survivors https://t.co/ZfGvx5sJo2
6/17
2020
NEW PAPER! — I’m very pleased to share my latest research, “China’s Indian Ocean ambitions: Investment, influence,… https://t.co/sSJexbpAJA
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6/16
2020
the enterprise needs to turn its attention away from CT, and towards the next generation’s peer and near-peer rival… https://t.co/WJNwMPL3Y2
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6/15
2020
Police say 33-year-old Robert Roden of Mastic Beach brought three explosive devices into Stony Brook University Hos… https://t.co/CIgK3I5NQh
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6/12
2020
My officemates (@AmiraJadoon and @Aud_Alexander) recently released great research products. We have been out of the… https://t.co/3tdCexNLEU
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6/11
2020
Coronavirus doctor's diary: 'People think it's over, but it's not' https://t.co/mq4vVzk9kz
6/10
2020
@azelin @annestenersen I completely agree. It is such an important piece of work/scholarship.Pentagon Has Tested A Suicide Drone That Gets To Its Target Area At Hypersonic Speed https://t.co/z6ONKKyTaR
6/9
2020
Counterterror Mission Blends Into Competition With China, Russia: How SOCOM Copes https://t.co/plGW3uSK5T
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6/8
2020
An Alleged Incel Blew His Own Hand Off With A Bomb He Was Making To Target "Hot Cheerleaders" https://t.co/ecU866r9KP
6/7
2020
Very significant French CT operation has "neutralized" the longtime head of AQIM, according to France's defense min… https://t.co/qyEOyhrAS6
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6/5
2020
Philippines Military ‘pleased’ with Congress passage of anti-terror bill https://t.co/ulFAqaX1qX
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6/4
2020
"BGI or its subsidiaries have contributed to efforts to document the genetic material of ethnic minorities, includi… https://t.co/1ZJxQKYDcQ
Retweeted by Don RasslerI'm very excited to be going through the page proofs of my co-authored report with the amazing young scholar… https://t.co/3bY2R4J1eA
Retweeted by Don RasslerIn my latest article for @Strategy_Bridge, I examine the role of proxies and insurgencies in PRC strategic culture.… https://t.co/CUzsAYMx11
Retweeted by Don RasslerI Cannot Remain Silent Op-Ed by ADM (R) Mullen https://t.co/PG44GVyC0Q
6/3
2020
Two points: 1)If link with terrorism is confirmed, this would be one of first cases of terrorist "multi-recidivism"… https://t.co/2C7Uk4SX7q
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Retweeted by Don RasslerPhilippines reverses decision to terminate military pact with U.S. https://t.co/l0jXzzO1aY
6/2
2020
@YVeilleuxLepage Sorry that this happened. Hope you are okay and that they catch who did it.
5/30
2020
Mystery Submarine May Reveal A Major New Capability For Iran https://t.co/qG3R5QOz1g @mettealbaek It was an honor to highlight your and the team’s fantastic work and reporting! @TroelsKingo @CruickshankPaul @mettealbaek @Vithner @PukDamsgaard Thanks Troels. Given all of the great work that y… https://t.co/Iy4UVQTca6 @DerekHenryFlood Thx for sharing that. Puk and the rest of the team, and all those who helped, did a great job in covering this issue.As someone who follows IS drone related developments & ex ops closely, I can’t speak highly enough about the import… https://t.co/DEoAGI9ASoThis month’s issue of CTC Sentinel is live. Lots of important content. Hat tip to @CruickshankPaul &… https://t.co/IsAwwNzEz9If you need to read one article to understand today’s Afghanistan, read this one. I am embarrassed not to have writ… https://t.co/J4RasfKNXF
Retweeted by Don RasslerProtestors Criticized For Looting Businesses Without Forming Private Equity Firm First https://t.co/IJycDAKtDE
Retweeted by Don RasslerSoldier strikes gunman with car, averting possible mass shooting https://t.co/c7Hj0mcHtYStealth Missile Marks On F-15Es All But Prove They Dealt Final Blow To Al Baghdadi's Compound https://t.co/JRMr2ZtKRR
5/29
2020
Crossing Divides: The bomb maker turned peacemaker https://t.co/wZT0NGxOqsThread: Very pleased to announce the official release by @CrexUiO of an updated version of the RTV dataset, docume… https://t.co/dHGgN5GYr7
Retweeted by Don RasslerUS Congress approves China sanctions over Uighur crackdown https://t.co/qV560MZvgM
5/28
2020
We need geeks, not James Bonds, for post-Covid world, says French spy chief https://t.co/7kOKZwnTvY
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5/23
2020
Motives of far-right and Islamist terrorists ‘eerily similar’ https://t.co/ED98Xs2Zds
Retweeted by Don Rassler @azelin @Jihadology_Net Congrats on this Aaron.1) BREAKING (thread): Killed #CorpusChristi shooter's soc media supports killed AQAP official Ibrahim al-Rabaysh, T… https://t.co/p6gVcDIeO7
Retweeted by Don RasslerSeptember 11 convict renounces terrorism, al-Qaeda - Zacarias Moussaoui recants after almost two decades inside. Re… https://t.co/SNV2m6e9Hn
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5/22
2020
Naval Air Station Corpus Christi shooting terror-related, person of interest may be-at-large https://t.co/Il9NsoLIpcBlack Hawk Helicopters Can Now Launch Drones From Midair https://t.co/SI3X0kl6OR
5/21
2020
BIG NEWS: The Taliban Sources Project is now live. TSP is an online repository containing thousands of Taliban docu… https://t.co/8xWBsTM4Vy
Retweeted by Don Rassler @ErikSkare @OxUniPress Thanks Erik!!
5/19
2020
As @ColinPClarke's @CTCWP Sentinel article noted, if AQAP had a direct role in the attack, "it would make the shoot… https://t.co/YvFTVhIrC8
Retweeted by Don RasslerFor the most comprehensive account so far read @ColinPClarke's March 2020 @CTCWP Sentinel article https://t.co/HxpPbLD2dc
Retweeted by Don RasslerBig development: Pensacola shooter was in touch with a suspected al Qaeda operative, my CNN colleagues @evanperezhttps://t.co/g9oqSfIAyV
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5/18
2020
Some observations The Islamic State and Coronavirus, Time for a Comeback? https://t.co/85KfF3f7Qf (@p_vanostaeyen for @ispionline)
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5/16
2020
@ColinPClarke That’s a great top 3, which is hard to argue with. If I were to replace one, it would be with Tribe’s Low End Theory.
5/15
2020
QAnon Is More Important Than You Think - fascinating #longform on the movement https://t.co/hvFAhAPiS7
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5/14
2020
In court filing, FBI accidentally reveals name of Saudi official suspected of directing support for 9/11 hijackers.… https://t.co/J1cbZ17yNv
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5/13
2020
As American forces responded to a violent rocket attack in southern Afghanistan last fall (declaring “mass casualti… https://t.co/vVA9pEB5Tq
Retweeted by Don RasslerHawaii Marines forming new regiment – first of its kind in the Corps https://t.co/6NJIaEv70T
5/12
2020
U.S. Special Operations Fast-Tracks New "Armed Overwatch" Attack Plane https://t.co/ZXtsShlq5R
5/11
2020
Want to know more about the impact of new weapons technologies on war? Check out the @jststs Special Issue on Emerg… https://t.co/Ovnq3MIKcx
Retweeted by Don RasslerSome early thoughts on the national security and foreign policy implications of COVID. To be critiqued, corrected,… https://t.co/3wrxuIJMHN
Retweeted by Don Rassler @Aud_Alexander @CTCWP @WestPointSOSH @warnjason @nakissapjahan Congrats Audrey!
5/9
2020
Malaysian Navy yesterday took delivery of its first batch of Scan Eagle UAV's from the US to boost maritime domain… https://t.co/veGu2yaznq
Retweeted by Don Rassler"According to Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr., the Philippines will see through the official termination of th… https://t.co/F1SyfiMUES
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5/8
2020
"Yuma-area Border Patrol agents seized more than $300,000 in cocaine & methamphetamine dropped by #drones flown fro… https://t.co/2uMadR9IQh
Retweeted by Don RasslerPresident Duterte has long threatened to shut down ABS-CBN, the Philippines' leading broadcaster. Today, it went of… https://t.co/b8AThNG8di
Retweeted by Don RasslerA French-Algerian fishmonger, 42, showed up with #COVID19 at an ER in Paris on December 27—about two weeks after th… https://t.co/LTSPxnuxBl
Retweeted by Don RasslerNYPD counterterrorism chief John Miller on being hospitalized with coronavirus https://t.co/LqkXMAQ5BE
5/5
2020
I’ve been waiting for someone to re-look this period, which is long overdue. https://t.co/nAD2XokC6m
5/2
2020
Special Issue of Studies in Conflict & Terrorism w/ intro. by @Alex_Phelan on Terrorism, Gender and Women: Toward a… https://t.co/EXnOUAaO4M
Retweeted by Don Rassler @DaveedGR @thomasjoscelyn Nice. Congrats Daveed!
4/30
2020
"Contextualising Salafism and Salafi Jihadism" @MagnusRanstorp @JoasWagemakers @NicoPrucha @SaraJulJacobsen with m… https://t.co/3rz95g5mae
Retweeted by Don RasslerLe risque de récidive terroriste djihadiste serait surestimé, selon une comparaison internationale. Bon résumé de m… https://t.co/SIfKKLYgFO
Retweeted by Don RasslerI spent some time today looking at the latest @SIPRIorg official (doesn't include all that offline stuff) military… https://t.co/Q6OnqB1jjT
Retweeted by Don RasslerHighly interesting article just published by @CTCWP about recidivism/re-engagement rate of jihadi terrorists in… https://t.co/yBuwcwbtYU
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4/29
2020
Another exceptional CTC Sentinel issue with important articles and content. It’s been fun and a pleasure to work wi… https://t.co/uTcWhQ9EgC
4/28
2020
The list of pandemic-related terrorism in the US grows—the FBI is investigating the firebombing of a Missouri mosqu… https://t.co/1Dv40Ykh8v
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4/26
2020
Army Develops Kamikaze Drone To Defeat Enemy Attack Drones https://t.co/Lvl5zZoady
4/25
2020
Key Questions for Counter-Terrorism Post-COVID-19 - recent ⁦@RSIS_NTU⁩ piece now up on site https://t.co/YgZVysAc7H
Retweeted by Don RasslerAfter the Coronavirus, Terrorism Won’t Be the Same https://t.co/89zL9truAT recent piece for @ForeignPolicy now up on site
Retweeted by Don RasslerWe should take a moment to acknowledge the enormous scale of this tragedy. 3,199 deaths from COVID-19 is like if 6… https://t.co/Glz4zsdNoT
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4/24
2020
Out Now: Special Report from ⁦@TheSoufanCenter⁩ looking at the implications on recent ⁦@StateDeptCT⁩ designation of… https://t.co/CpJI5vzKhA
Retweeted by Don RasslerNortheast China imposes travel restrictions amid surge in virus cases https://t.co/wfnzJX5ojo
4/23
2020

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