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executive director at CSI; former head of intel analysis @nypd; teach about terrorism @ColumbiaU/SIPA; author: The Al Qaeda Factor & Radicalization in the West

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@JbuntmanIndig https://t.co/Lv1ojqRJHN“Contact tracing and counterterrorism are actually close cousins.” Smart analysis by former senior intelligence an… https://t.co/Uaq9GNxW7A
6/2
2020
Not always -- and when it doesn't the impact can be deadly. See London. So low likelihood, but high impact. Floo… https://t.co/pYqQGv8ESe
5/28
2020
True, there was no active program by the state but the state gave him some pathways and incentives...and access to… https://t.co/3BFZVmOnAfEven at less than a 5% recidivism back to terror rate, as some like @tom_renard would articulately argue in @CTCWP,… https://t.co/WIt5KjkUGyThank you @thecipherbrief for hosting our piece: https://t.co/qREyHKeJKJ“The most dangerous place to be a Jew in Europe is France” https://t.co/QuY2OxEHiv https://t.co/gpNt6fBkRHThx for flagging. Hadn’t seen this. Not so surprising given the tinge of Antisemitism that infected the Yellow Ve… https://t.co/1crrCPpvst
5/27
2020
Hosted in cooperation with @RANEurope. 4 renowned experts in the field of radicalization and rehabilitation will sh… https://t.co/aLqagv41Br
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5/26
2020
Somber anniversary. For additional detail and context this terrorist attack was covered in @CTCWP May/June 2019 Se… https://t.co/NZBhOkvm3OSomber anniversary. This is exactly right. Discussed in @CTCWP May/June 2019 Sentinel greater detail in… https://t.co/ABmyzsIPyp
5/24
2020
Today we celebrate the #175thAnniversary of the #NYPD. 175 years of dedication, sacrifice, legacy, growth, profess… https://t.co/x1SPbUI59o
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5/23
2020
@Norman_Roule For more on #Iran's Iran Pre-Operational Modus Operandi in the West see: https://t.co/tHUDwmmhxg. As… https://t.co/q5ydcXsCOM @mdubowitz @StateDept For more on #Iran's Iran Pre-Operational Modus Operandi in the West see:… https://t.co/uEvb2UO9pFFor more on #Iran's Iran Pre-Operational Modus Operandi in the West see: https://t.co/3XW7ym468B. Assembling "huma… https://t.co/WYDsMnbTiH
5/22
2020
@TaniaGRM @TheBigLipowsky @HezbollahWatch @Yossi_Mansharof @JasonMBrodsky @AuroraIntel @HeshmatAlavi @DavidADaoudhttps://t.co/rng1iFzxkC
5/21
2020
ADL claims 50% increase in US arrests 'linked to domestic Islamist extremism' - while there were no attacks or murd… https://t.co/Td8AKd2qsB
Retweeted by Mitch SilberTrending in #PoliticalScience: https://t.co/8i0zGPHkKC 1) Racism in Securitization Theory: A Reply (@SecDialogue)… https://t.co/jyeJXaFABf
Retweeted by Mitch SilberStay busy intel and CT analysts, stay busy...Oh yeah...and then there is "mounting evidence that in recent years, Iran and #Hezbollah have sought to create a sl… https://t.co/nLa1nhneLcCoupled with the FBI finding of "...Links Between Pensacola Gunman and #AlQaeda," it presents quite a complicated t… https://t.co/o28adfDnF8Interesting findings in @ADL's Domestic Islamist Extremism report...https://t.co/LezkH7Kp0v. Turns out, while whit… https://t.co/MtqrsjtFE6
5/19
2020
Far-right extremists see opportunity to recruit, as some stuck at home may become “more receptive to these movement… https://t.co/aQXQohYTdR
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5/18
2020
@aawsat_eng Thanks for the shout out.Research Rings Alarm on #Iran, #Hezbollah 'Sleeper Networks' in West https://t.co/1szXqCo3hb
Retweeted by Mitch SilberInterested in learning more about the seven m.o.'s of Hezbollah and Iranian operatives in the West? We've got your… https://t.co/fyqlnkJDCN
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5/17
2020
Then “Sabrina” came on and saved the day— thanks Sabrina. https://t.co/jfPzWYgmbAThank you ⁦@optimum⁩ and ⁦@OptimumHelp⁩. Ever since Altice took over no humans at customer service. No cable, no… https://t.co/ADpfCK0JZGThx! https://t.co/jKs8Q97yGZ
5/16
2020
Looking forward to reading this Liam. https://t.co/QnrSVqXicR
5/15
2020
@Levitt_Matt Still up on LinkedIn https://t.co/SDRJT8SpXjNew: Indicted #Hezbollah IJO operative Alexei Saab worked as an info tech specialist & was employed as a subcontrac… https://t.co/HDIhhubTC4
Retweeted by Mitch Silber1/5 In this vital study, @Levitt_Matt & Samantha Stern explain how Hezbollah is running an environmental NGO, provi… https://t.co/2ImTMUfTx2
Retweeted by Mitch SilberBased on our analysis of past ops, foiled plots, recent U.S. arrests of Hezbollah operatives and our personal exper… https://t.co/mM6U5ibnYWYou may find this piece interesting in the context of the recent proscription of Hezbollah in Germany.… https://t.co/ugWRi3MeRKSpecial thank you to @hoffman_bruce for his support and suggestion to submit the article to Studies in Conflict & T… https://t.co/m3w8gJZ4EyI am pleased to announce that “Iran and Hezbollah’s Pre-Operational Modus Operandi in the West“ has been published… https://t.co/ybYQCvOILi1 posted a photo of himself giving a Nazi salute & writing, “God I hate women jews and n-----rs.” In another post,… https://t.co/y1NQT2SMux
Retweeted by Mitch SilberIran and Hezbollah’s Pre-Operational Modus Operandi in the West @MitchSilber & Ioan Pop https://t.co/OOgDX9r6zc
Retweeted by Mitch SilberThese charges add to our concern about the growth of right-wing extremism online. When they obtained multiple, leth… https://t.co/00o0n2KbCkOver a period of months, the defendants posted numerous, vicious messages attacking women, African Americans and Je… https://t.co/n0Y1f5yJq1As alleged, after Joseph Miner praised extremist violence and expressed racist and anti-Semitic hatred on the inter… https://t.co/iqU2Ye8n4YNY man arrested on weapons charge wanted to carry out racial civil war, officials say https://t.co/FT82pF7SKm via @nbcnews
5/14
2020
BREAKING: Antisemitic incidents in 2019 were at an all-time high. Our annual audit of #antisemitic incidents uncov… https://t.co/Uu8MAoiGw1
Retweeted by Mitch SilberFills in some fascinating gaps highlighted by Sebastian Rotella and Tim Golden in their January piece:… https://t.co/Ub3xgYygYB
5/13
2020
Looking forward to reading... https://t.co/42VOsc8lJXNew @FightExtremism report identifies motivations of Western far-right extremists who went to fight in #Ukraine. CE… https://t.co/0enQ8Tusmx
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5/4
2020
In an upcoming article in Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, my co-author and I discuss this element of Hezbollah Pre… https://t.co/7xiUUPkc8tAmmonium nitrate hidden in "First Aid" ice packs has become something of Hezbollah tradecraft. In Cyprus as early… https://t.co/C67SzhK7Zr
5/3
2020
Great news re: Germany and #Hezbollah. Hezbollah/Iran are still looking to retaliate for U.S. strike on Qassem Sol… https://t.co/dk5MhUIsjkBreaking news from #Germany: Interior Ministry has just ordered an activity ban for #Hezbollah. Police is also sear… https://t.co/C9YxPp17GD
Retweeted by Mitch SilberNo longer #party Vs #army but all as one - #Germany bans #Hisbollah . https://t.co/St8mI4UuES
Retweeted by Mitch SilberIn December, Germany made the decision to ban all of Hezbollah. Today, they implemented the ban. The world is a l… https://t.co/NTfc5RSjyg
Retweeted by Mitch SilberIf accurate, it is about time #Hezbollah was banned in Germany. https://t.co/oIk0fGnDFw
4/30
2020
Mr. Mayor, the vast majority of the Jewish community is following the guidelines. You can find us donating blood, r… https://t.co/08LywNCAGk
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4/29
2020
"When will they ever learn?" (with apologies to Pete Seeger). cf. "Bin Laden Determined To Strike in U.S." (PDB, 8/… https://t.co/FwpAy0NVSc
Retweeted by Mitch Silber"These are acts of terrorism, plain and simple” -- thank you @JoeBiden for your important support on this one-year… https://t.co/ZcqjrwYDpZ
4/28
2020
Today in Terrorism: April 27 2019 | California Synagogue shootings - anti-Semitism is a scourge that never seems to… https://t.co/omuq1jfmnv
Retweeted by Mitch SilberHas AQ or al-Zawahiri shared the Zoom link to this yet? https://t.co/KJYKnctff1
4/27
2020
In recent weeks, serious plots or attempts to attack a hospital in Missouri, a hospital ship in California, and, a… https://t.co/lsXoop48Co
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4/24
2020
Judge Frees Man Linked to Neo-Nazi Plot to Deface Synagogues https://t.co/fNy4zW94Bl
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4/21
2020
Releasing a man charged with trying to blow up a Jewish nursing home - whose DNA was found at the scene and who all… https://t.co/rgTCXLVfns
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4/17
2020
Will be fascinating to learn who those connections were with, overseas, as more is revealed about this case/plot. https://t.co/5NPZkMnIYnA direct link to ISIS leadership overseas is getting to be increasingly rare in European plots, so it's worth notin… https://t.co/zttlafUiLN
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4/15
2020
Far right-wing and radical Islamist groups are exploiting #coronavirus turmoil. Experts and security officials say… https://t.co/mkglcyM1JW
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4/12
2020
Watching to see if this killing spree has an ISIS link. Method of killing = stabbing at a public place. Attacker di… https://t.co/JyEIa8Tn7J
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4/8
2020
Important announcement today from the US State Department. https://t.co/hWnSpXft3G
Retweeted by Mitch SilberGlad the US is expanding its definition of terrorism to include white supremacists & non-jihadists. While it looks… https://t.co/HgT1deg4Ga
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4/6
2020
Keep up the good work @_JesseMorton @SchoepJeff"He Says His Nazi Days Are Over. Do You Believe Him?" He has a years long journey ahead of him that requires trans… https://t.co/9183n7jUq4
4/5
2020
How Terrorist Groups Will Try to Capitalize on the Coronavirus Crisis https://t.co/BUGNW0cHl2 via @just_security
4/3
2020
Few have taught me as much about the theological underpinnings of al-Qaeda than @_JesseMorton, who spent years as a… https://t.co/YtR3a0BYb0
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3/4
2020
I'm pleased to announce the release of Ahul Taqwa Issue #3 with articles from myself, the first piece from a caliph… https://t.co/IyXqurq6lQ
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3/3
2020
The Community Security Initiative is the first step in better safeguarding our institutions, hardening the targets… https://t.co/UfjkHk7aay
2/19
2020
Although #synagogues of all denominations have been subjected to threats or vandalism, community leaders say the ri… https://t.co/noHSbE8z3w
Retweeted by Mitch Silber @lighttuponlight's @MitchSilber @_JesseMorton and Stuart Gottlieb gave a talk on the 9/11 anniversary at… https://t.co/34BMGVIUdp
Retweeted by Mitch SilberFrance is failing to fight its rising tide of anti-Semitism https://t.co/W3Rs9ABBhe
2/18
2020
.@jacksonrichman: Drawing on his experience in intelligence and counter-terrorism, @MitchSilber aims to better safe… https://t.co/WXEEnd1zU8
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2/16
2020
The @ADL Center on Extremism provided law enforcement officials familiar with the case with warnings about Climo’s… https://t.co/WHMLegsYg2
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2/11
2020
@_JesseMorton @CEPinEurope @NewAmerica More background on Faisal and the role chatismatic preachers play in extremi… https://t.co/ghldFij63n
Retweeted by Mitch SilberSo sorry to hear of your family’s experience. No Jewish New Yorker should be treated this way. Please DM me. I’d… https://t.co/0DumzZnXDi
2/10
2020
https://t.co/bt1QtRgQaa https://t.co/SdG4yAE56jTomorrow, UJA-Federation of New York and the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York launch the Community Se… https://t.co/3hWGZvwvVg
2/2
2020
Our just published @CTCWP Sentinel cover story by @Mikeknightsiraq provides an extraordinary level of new detail on… https://t.co/MBQWDrLdMG
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1/23
2020
Breaking: UK finally recgonizes that there is no difference between Hezbollah’s military and political wings. Will… https://t.co/JgvGyecbqE
Retweeted by Mitch SilberICYMI - @MitchSilber and Ioan Pop write, "between 2002 and 2010, the #NYPD and federal authorities detected at leas… https://t.co/DsKkXKfnpP
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1/17
2020
"Retaliation outside the Middle East by #Hezbollah and Iran has been a trademark of #Iran’s asymmetric warfare sinc… https://t.co/b51mFS7p8j
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1/15
2020
Whatever it takes! https://t.co/o5i5FwgwuXFor too long, Germany and much of the EU have granted Hezbollah’s supporters free reign under the guise of belongin… https://t.co/zoSRY5PXcs
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1/14
2020
The story of Imran Rabbani, who was 17 years old when he was arrested for an ISIS-inspired plot to set off a pressu… https://t.co/gZdwb4YB2J
Retweeted by Mitch SilberAnd you do it very well. https://t.co/KLBMtjsYYE
1/13
2020
NEW - Reverberations from Soleimani death requires vigilance in NYC by @MitchSilber and Ioan Pop… https://t.co/fczho0jKrJ
Retweeted by Mitch SilberReverberations from Soleimani death requires vigilance in NYC https://t.co/BAOzfYZa5D via @AtlanticCouncil"Reverberations from Soleimani death require vigilance in NYC" From my former NYPD Intel colleague, senior intellig… https://t.co/xVOWA0J1uP
1/10
2020
Some may notice that @scottkernest continuously assaults me and @lighttuponlight. He's incessant and insidious-but… https://t.co/yg7fY3Cwzj
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1/8
2020
The NYPD Boosts Security Following Iran’s Threats. “Taking No Chances in New York” https://t.co/YCgRl2lYjq
1/7
2020
Yes, #Suleimani was the Prince of Darkness but as my @WashInstitute colleague @Levitt_Matt argues, his sudden demis… https://t.co/VeQqadgOo5
Retweeted by Mitch SilberSome of the most insightful commentary here by a long time and top Iran specialist re: #Qassem_Soleimani, Iran and… https://t.co/m28T6fY5ItWhen thinking about Iranian retaliation possibilities it’s very worth re-reading ⁦⁦@Levitt_Matt⁩ “Hezbollah Isn’t… https://t.co/tQY2hoelVJNice, tight thread for context on the import of today’s events, by the incomparable @PhillipSmyth. https://t.co/k3VpX93Wla
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1/3
2020

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