Weekly Security Review 8/27
'Strong indications' Trump won't recertify Iranian compliance with nuclear deal
There are more signs the Trump administration is preparing a case to decertify Iran's compliance with the international nuclear deal. Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, this week visited the atomic watchdog agency in charge of monitoring Iran's compliance.
Terror at Buckingham Palace
A 26-year-old man deliberately drove at a police van outside Buckingham Palace and repeatedly yelled Allahu Akbar while reaching for a 4ft sword. Three unarmed cops were injured as they incapacitated the attacker with CS spray outside the royal residence on The Mall yesterday evening.
Brussels attacker shouted 'Allahu Akbar' while stabbing soldiers
A man who attacked soldiers in Brussels with a knife was shouting “Allahu Akbar”, prosecutors have confirmed. A spokesperson for the Belgian federal prosecutor’s office said the suspected terrorist was a Belgian citizen of Somali origin born in 1987. He attacked three soldiers patrolling in the central Boulevard Emile Jacqmain on Friday.
How a Shadowy Imam Evaded Scrutiny and Forged the Barcelona Cell
He sometimes wore jeans and dressed like a “hipster,” and had only a short beard. He was unfailingly courteous and studiously discreet. And it seems that he trained the young men he lured into his terrorist cell to behave in much the same way, carrying on double lives that betrayed little of their real intentions.