An Insurgency In Ukraine Is Growing, Says a Former FBI Acting Deputy Director and IED Expert

After the United States and coalition partners invaded Iraq on March 20, 2003, it was not long before improvised explosive devices – sometimes called roadside bombs or simply IEDs – began to take a toll. Less sophisticated at first, and Read More …

Ukrainian troops are ‘using Taliban-style roadside bombs’ to destroy Russian tanks

The success of Ukrainian forces in deploying improvised explosive devices (IEDs) similar to those seen in the Middle East follows extensive military programmes run by British and American troops to bolster Kyiv’s military capabilities Ukrainian troops are claimed to be Read More …

Northern Ireland: Derry murder and bomb discovery flagged up by new EUROPOL terror report

The EU Terrorism Situation and Trend 2020 report refers to the killing of Lyra McKee in April 2019 and the discovery of a bomb last September. The law enforcement agency said the UK reported ‘55 security-related incidents by Dissident Republican Read More …

Iran provides Yemen’s Houthis material for explosives, report says

Iran is providing Yemen’s Houthi rebels with materials to manufacture armour-piercing improvised explosive devices, according to a new report by an arms tracking group. “Improvised weapons used by Yemen’s Houthi forces have been manufactured using the same, identically configured components Read More …