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originally posted by: carewemust
Liberals and the liberal media are praying that this is true. You can hear them frothing-at-the-mouth when describing the possible domestic payback scenarios.
so some may be interested in this but as rural dweller im not to worried tends to be pretty quiet these days and out side of them setting fires we dont worry about much
1 IntroductionThe September 2013 attack on the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi by the Islamistterrorist group al-Shabaab epitomise our understanding of contemporary terrorism. Theattack took place in the capital of Kenya, in a busy urban location, targeting civiliansindiscriminately. The attack killed 67 people and generated a mass chaos and fear. The perpetrators claimed that the attack was a retaliation of the presence of Kenyan troops in Somalia. Whilst the attack sparked a discussion about the effectiveness of Kenyan troops in Somalia, six months on, the Kenyan troops are still in Somalia fighting alongside theSomali government in expelling the terrorist group al-Shabaab.A few months after the Westgate mall attack al-Shabaab kills five police officers ona road from the Dadaad refugee camp to the border town of Liboi. This is a remote and rural location for a group that is known for its attacks in Kampala, Nairobi and Mogadishu. The question this article highlights is how human and physical geography affect the target types of terrorism.Recent advances in geographical data analysis have facilitated the identification of terrorist attack locations and terrorism hot spots (Neme thet al., 2014; Findleyet al., 2014). These studies offer important insights to which types of geographical areas experience more terrorism, but do not specify the relative risk of different target types in these locations. Building onto the previous literature on locations of terrorism, this study investigates who is at a higher risk of terrorism in different geographical locations. More specifically, we focus on the risk of urban vs. rural areas for civilian, military, police and governmental targets
originally posted by: JoseGarcia
a reply to: Waterglass
IIRC, 30-40 years ago there were convincing reports from governmental insiders that Iran had succeeded in injecting into the USA over the Mexican border AT LEAST 10,000 sleeper cells. Sobering thought.