16Aug/18

Cyber Jihad and Terrorism Financing: New Methods – Old Rules – by Daniele Maria Barone

On July this year, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) published a report addressed to the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Banks Governors, summarizing the latest development in anti-money laundering (AML) and terrorism financing (TF) and drawing a short term work program in these fields[i]. Continue reading

06Aug/18

Gli scontri di viale Jenner e la Fitna islamica nel milanese – by Giovanni Giacalone

Venerdì scorso 3 agosto, durante la Jumma (preghiera tradizionale del venerdì accompagnata da sermone) presso l’area dell’ex Palasharp di Milano sono emerse forti incomprensioni che hanno portato a duri scontri verbali tra i fedeli della corrente legata al direttivo salafita del Centro Culturale Islamico di viale Jenner 50 e un gruppo di “dissidenti” legati all’imam egiziano Elnadi Abdelghani Im Elbeltagi, licenziato dai vertici di viale Jenner con l’accusa di aver cercato di sostituirsi al direttivo. Continue reading

03Aug/18

3D printed guns: From “state to art” to “diy” terrorist and criminal mentality – by Maria Alvanou

In 2015, Hong Kong authorities arrested members of a terrorist group planning to attack the city. The big news was that they allegedly tried to modify airsoft guns with a 3D printer[1]. Today, of the most circulating news regards the ban by an american federal judge on sharing gun blue prints on the web[2]. Continue reading

30Jul/18

Terrorismo Biologico: strategia comunicativa o reale minaccia? – by Nicolò Spagna

Il gruppo autonomo Abdullah al-Faqeer ideologicamente affiliato al califfato ha iniziato la diffusione di materiale propagandistico su Telegram che persegue il filone narrativo del bio-terrorismo. Il video diffuso nell’ultima settimana invita i supporter del califfato in tutto il mondo a sostenere la jihad adottando una nuova arma: le epidemie. Continue reading

25Jul/18

Coordinated Terrorist Attacks in Canada? – by Angelo Raimondo

On the evening of July 22nd, 2018 a gunman identified as 29 year-old Faisal Hussein, opened fire targeting innocent civilians in a busy area known as Greektown on Danforth street in Toronto, Ontario. This incident left 13 injured and 3 dead, including the gunman. The following day, in Ottawa, a man identified as 24 year-old Jesse Mooney, was arrested on a busy Parliament Hill after an altercation with officials during the popular Changing of the Guard ceremony.   Continue reading