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 …

U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers train with FBI SWAT team snipers

FORT SILL, Oklahoma – U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers trained for long-range explosive clearance missions with snipers from an FBI SWAT team. FBI snipers from the FBI Office in Stillwater, Oklahoma, helped Soldiers from the 761st Ordnance Company (EOD) Read More …

Maine man and two teenagers arrested for planning to attack Chicago mosque

An 18-year-old Maine man and two other teens, one in Chicago and another in Kentucky, conspired to attack a Chicago mosque with homemade explosives this month, new court documents reveal – until the FBI unraveled the plot. The teens, agents Read More …

FBI: Army vet from NC wanted for FL double murder fled to Ukraine to join far-right militia

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine prompted thousands of people to leave the Eastern European country, but should North Carolina native Craig Lang depart Ukraine and return to the United States, he could immediately be taken into custody by federal authorities. Lang Read More …

EXU-1, FBI Host Maritime Post-Blast Investigation Course at NAS Key West

Expeditionary Exploitation Unit 1 (EXU-1) and the FBI’s Counter-Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) Section conducted a maritime post-blast investigation course at Naval Air Station (NAS) Key West, Florida, Jan. 19-28. The U.K. Royal Navy Diving and Threat Exploitation Group (DTXG) and Read More …

U.S. officials warn threat from homemade bombs is skyrocketing

With domestic extremism on the rise, U.S. officials say the threat from homemade bombs is also surging. There were more than 400 bombing incidents in 2020, up 70 percent from the year before. The FBI and DHS’s CISA are now Read More …

Florida: Alleged Antifa member targeted Pinellas County rally with a bomb; more explosives found at his house

A man in full black bloc behaving suspiciously near a right-wing rally outside the Pinellas County Courthouse in Florida on Jan. 6 was apprehended by deputies after he tried fleeing on foot. Garrett James Smith, 22, was arrested and found Read More …

Washington: Centralia police arrest Olympia man accused of December ATM bombing, theft

Centralia detectives have arrested an Olympia man accused of bombing and stealing from a First Security Bank ATM last month. Ryan Thomas Moulder, 39, is one of two people police believe used an unknown improvised explosive device at the ATM Read More …

Washington: FBI investigates ATM explosion at Centralia bank

The Centralia Police Department said Saturday afternoon that two unidentified suspects exploded the 1st Security Bank ATM on South Tower Avenue this morning using an improvised explosive device and then fled in a late 1990s or early 2000s four-door Honda Read More …