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Has the military to be considered the next “soft target” of opportunity? – by Emilio Palmieri

The recent Ottawa attack, where an active duty soldier was shot dead by a would-be “militant jihadist”, has brought to light an emerging targeting paradigm that is worth being addressed: has the military garrisoned in Western barracks been a suitable target by violent extremist networks in recent years? In other words, could it be considered a new objective of opportunity within the category “soft-target”? Continue reading