Terror Trends Bulletin

Terror Trends Bulletin

Reacting With Tactical Defensive Measures, Ignoring Strategic Realities
Thursday, August 24, 2017 12:54 AM

by Christopher W. Holton In the wake of the recent vehicular Jihad attacks that have occurred in France, Germany, Great Britain, Sweden, Israel and Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, cities in America are beginning to take prudent steps to attempt to prevent more such attacks here. An example is Miami: The most recent […]
New Threats from Al Qaeda: Inspire 17 Magazine
Sunday, August 13, 2017 6:11 PM

by Christopher W. Holton Al Qaeda has issued its latest edition of Inspire magazine, Inspire 17. The magazine is published by the media arm of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, but it covers Al Qaeda operations worldwide. In particular, Inspire 17 features the emir of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, Abu Musab Abdel al-Wadoud. However, […]
Please Pray for Lt. Jeff Neville
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 7:50 PM

by Christopher W. Holton Police officer LT. Jeff Neville was ambushed by a savage Islamic jihadi today at the airport in Flint, Michigan and is in critical condition fighting for his life. Please pray for his safe recovery and for comfort for his loved ones. https://bluelivesmatter.blue/jeff-neville-terrorist-attack/    Filed under: 5th Column, Homegrown Jihad, Jihad, knife […]
Video Footage of Philippine Military Fighting the Islamic State
Monday, June 12, 2017 7:11 PM

posted by Christopher W. Holton This serves as a good reminder that we are in a world war. Western political leaders don’t want to admit that the war exists, but the 200,000 residents of the Philippine city of Marawi know all too well about the war. The Islamic State seized control of their city more […]
The Term “Islamophobia” is Enemy Propaganda
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 8:17 PM

by Christopher Holton The global Jihadist movement relies heavily on information operations to advance their cause–to establish rule under sharia worldwide. They have become very adept at conducting information operations, to the point that some experts have determined that they have information dominance over the West, and America’s bureaucratized countertterror apparatus in particular. One of […]
And Now Jihad in Australia…
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 1:17 AM

by Christopher Holton We can now add Melbourne, Australia to the long list of Western cities victimized by jihad during the Muslim “holy” month of Ramadan. Late yesterday afternoon, Yacqub Khayre, 29, an Australian citizen of Somali descent–who came to Australia as a child refugee at the age of 4–killed one innocent victim and took another […]
And again in London
Sunday, June 4, 2017 12:10 AM

by Christopher W. Holton “Carrying out a small operation every month against the enemy will have more of an impact on him than a big operation every year or two.” Toward a New Strategy in Resisting the Occupier Muhammad Khalil al-Hakaymah Al Qaeda Chief of External Operations Killed by US air strike in Pakistan in […]
More Information Emerges on Foreign Jihadi Fighters in the Philippines
Thursday, June 1, 2017 11:37 PM

by Christopher W. Holton A couple of years ago the Philippine government THOUGHT that they were making progress in ending the long-raging Islamic insurgency on Mindanao. Clearly, efforts to negotiate a truce with Jihadists there did not work out so well. Entering into truces with Jihadis is never a good idea for reasons based on […]
Meanwhile, in the Philippines, Jihad Rages
Monday, May 29, 2017 12:45 AM

by Christopher W. Holton The world’s attention has been understandably focused on the horrific Jihadist attack in Manchester, United Kingdom over the past week or so. But as we have done periodically over the years here at TTB, we thought it proper to update our readers on a theater in the global Jihadist insurgency that occasionally […]
Another Misguided Response to the Manchester Attack from Ariana Grande
Sunday, May 28, 2017 4:02 PM

by Christopher W. Holton This week, pop singer Ariana Grande vowed to return to Manchester in the wake of the deadly Jihadist attack that killed 22 innocent victims, many of them teen age girls. Grande posted a letter on Twitter with a message to her fans. While the letter may have been heartfelt, its message demonstrates […]