In a recent OpEd piece in NJ.Com Online Magazine, Dr. Erroll Southers, TAL Global’s Managing Director, Counter-Terrorism & Infrastructure Protection, and a native New Jerseyan, gives us a rare look at Al Qaeda’s internal media wars.
The Brazilian daily newspaper O Estado de Sao Paulo reports that the PCC (a Brazilian acronym for First Command of the Capital), a Sao Paulo-based crime syndicate threatens to unleash a campaign of terror during the upcoming World Cup Soccer in 2014.
Individuals who are radicalized over the Internet, often inspired by al-Qaeda’s jihadist message, are the most imminent terrorist threat to the U.S. This is the main conclusion of a new report released by the Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Homeland Security Project.
Peter Bergen, CNN’s national security analyst, said during the Distinguished Speaker Series event presented by the USC National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE) that Al-Qaida is weak, but one way it could resuscitate itself is through the Syria conflict.
Erroll Southers, TAL Global’s Managing Director, Counter-Terrorism & Infrastructure Protection, was interviewed by Mickey McCarter of Homeland Security Magazine for an article titled: Detecting Trouble, about the video surveillance market.
In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), a component of the Office of Justice Programs within the US Justice Department, in collaboration with CNA Corporation, published a Planning Primer designed to aid law enforcement officials in the planning and execution of large-scale security events.
On May 11th, the Graduate Policy and Administration Community (GPAC) of the University of Southern California (USC) named Mr. Erroll Southers, TAL Global’s Managing Director, Counter-Terrorism & Infrastructure Protection the “Outstanding Adjunct Professor of the Year”.