Evan Kohlmann

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Name: Evan Kohlmann
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

295 Aboard: Malaysia Airlines Jet Crashes in Ukraine

A Malaysia Airlines jet with 295 people on board crashed Thursday in the hostile eastern region of Ukraine, near the Russian border, and the Ukrainian president said he could not rule out that it had been shot down.Watch live: NBC News Special ReportNBC ... [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

NBC Terrorism Expert Talks About Ukraine Plane Crash

NBC News Terrorism Analyst Evan Kohlmann talks about reports of a Malaysia Airlines plane that crashing in Ukraine. ... [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

News Nets Race to Cover Malaysian Plane Crash

The cable and broadcast news networks scrambled Thursday to cover a Malaysia Airlines flight that crashed along the Ukraine/Russia border, with NBC, ABC and CBS cutting into regular programming.At 11:36 a.m. (ET), the airlines’ twitter account tweeted ... [Published Multichannel Online - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

British engineer sentenced in U.S. on terror charge

NEW HAVEN, Conn., July 16 (UPI) -- A British engineer who designed websites that built support for the Taliban and other Muslim groups was sentenced Wednesday to 12 1/2 years in a U.S. prison.But Babar Ahmad , 40, could be released soon. At a hearing ... [Published UPI - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

ISIS May Be Building Terrorist 'Safe Haven' in Syria

While the world focuses on the military advances ISIS has made in western Iraq , U.S. officials and terrorism experts point across the border to Syria, where the radical Islamist militia has consolidated recent gains and maybe forming a “safe haven” from ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Are You Facebook Friends with a Terrorist?

You can easily follow the developments of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and other terrorist groups on every major news outlet , but few Americans realize how social media savvy terrorists are. Recently, ISIS has even deployed kittens and ... [Published Heritage Foundation - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

How violence stays on social media

07/11/2014 If YouTube and Facebook and the other titans of social media can keep nudity and porn from their servers, why can't they keep terrorists and beheadings out as well? Ronan Farrow talks with NBC News terrorism analyst Evan Kohlmann and the National ... [Published MSNBC - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Will ISIS Eclipse Al Qaeda as Terror 'Brand'?

The recent military success of ISIS in Iraq is building a terrorist “brand” that is increasing the group’s following among jihadis worldwide, putting the group in a position to potentially eclipse the group that once nurtured it, Osama bin Laden’s al ... [Published NBCNews.com - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

The Jihadis Who've Flocked to Syria Really Might be in Madrid or Milwaukee Before Long

I n the U.S. Intelligence Community, the term “bleedout” has a fairly bad rap. The phrase refers to the idea that, after a conflict like the U.S. occupation of Iraq, foreign jihadists would return to their home countries to make trouble. At the height ... [Published The New Republic Online - Jun 25 2014]
Entities: Syria, jihadist, Afghanistan
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Are Iraq's Militants Planning a Suicide Bomb Blitz on Baghdad?

With ISIS forces nearing Baghdad's city limits, U.S. officials don't believe the relatively small, ill-equipped army of Islamic militants will be able to take the city by a frontal assault. Instead, they fear that ISIS will terrorize Baghdad by launching ... [Published NBCNews.com - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Reviling the Victim: West still in denial over cause of Iraq violence

—Former British Prime Minister Tony BlairAs Iraqis rebound from a blitz that has left Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) extremists in control of a small slice of their country, western leaders are busy blaming the victims. With U.S. President ... [Published Tehran Times - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

Mission Accomplished.

br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Baltic Dry Index. 939 -34 LIR Gold Target in 2019: $30,000.  Revised due to QE programs. Bush pledged to find and punish "anybody who wants to harm American troops," and said the attacks would not weaken ... [Published London Irvine Report - Jun 13 2014]
Entities: Iraq, Baghdad, Russia

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"The reason the website was so credible was that it had real access," said Evan Kohlmann, a government consultant on terrorism. "it wasn't just reprocessing material that it had gotten elsewhere. it was generating original jihadist content and it was incredibly powerful material."
"the sunni region of iraq remains an active and chaotic battlefield for the most part, while there are areas of eastern syria which have become secure redoubts for both isis and jabhat al-nusrah (the al-qaeda affiliate fighting in syria) and serve as home to fixed training camps, bases, and headquarters for these jihadi groups" said Evan Kohlmann of Flashpoint Intelligence, an NBC News analyst
...clashing with al-Nusra (an al Qaeda affiliate fighting in Syria) in recent months," said Evan Kohlmann, an NBC News counterterrorism analyst. "it's making it increasingly uncomfortable for them (isis) in many parts of syria."

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NBC Terrorism Expert Talks About Ukraine Plane ... [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 17 2014]
News Nets Race to Cover Malaysian Plane Crash [Published Multichannel Online - Jul 17 2014]
295 Aboard: Malaysia Airlines Jet Crashes in Uk... [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 17 2014]
British engineer sentenced in U.S. on terror ch... [Published UPI - Jul 16 2014]
ISIS May Be Building Terrorist 'Safe Haven' in ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 12 2014]
Are You Facebook Friends with a Terrorist? [Published Heritage Foundation - Jul 11 2014]
How violence stays on social media [Published MSNBC - Jul 11 2014]
Will ISIS Eclipse Al Qaeda as Terror 'Brand'? [Published NBCNews.com - Jun 25 2014]
The Jihadis Who've Flocked to Syria Really Migh... [Published The New Republic Online - Jun 25 2014]
Are Iraq's Militants Planning a Suicide Bomb Bl... [Published NBCNews.com - Jun 24 2014]
Reviling the Victim: West still in denial over ... [Published Tehran Times - Jun 20 2014]
Mission Accomplished. [Published London Irvine Report - Jun 13 2014]
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br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Baltic Dry Index. 939 -34 LIR Gold Target in 2019: $30,000.  Revised due to QE programs. Bush pledged to find and punish "anybody who wants to harm American troops," and said the attacks would not weaken ...
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