On Sunday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the United States intends to designate the Houthis—officially known as Ansar Allah (Partisans of God)—as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) and as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist...
Iran sponsored terror
The U.S. State Department is reportedly planning on designating the Yemen-based Houthis as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO). The renewed focus on designating the Iran-backed group follows a terrorism and intelligence review deliberated by the...
CEP Advisory Board Member Ambassador Nathan Sales op-ed: "Troubling reports are emerging from the nuclear talks in Vienna that the Biden administration is on the verge of removing Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) from the list of designated foreign terrorist organizations (FTOs).
Such a move would severely hamper the United States’ efforts to counter Iranian terrorism around the world – even if the White House keeps other terrorism sanctions in place. I would know. I led the Trump administration’s efforts to designate the IRGC as an FTO."
On Sunday, armed drones attacked the residence of Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi in a failed assassination attempt. There were no claims of responsibility, but Iraqi security officials identified Iran as the source of the drones while some...
In October 2014, Lebanese citizen Muhammad Ghaleb Hamdar was arrested in Lima, Peru. He was charged with conspiracy to commit terror after authorities found explosive materials and photos of potential targets––including popular Peruvian tourist...
The families of American victims of Iranian-sponsored terrorism could soon see a small measure of justice in the form of financial compensation after many years of pursuing legal action against Iran. However, as surprising as it sounds, the last...
Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.
On May 22, 2019, al-Shabaab fighters detonated a car bomb at a security checkpoint near the presidential palace in Mogadishu, Somalia, killing at least nine people and injuring 13 others.
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