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A Cardinal Rule for Bomb Threat Planning

One of the cardinal rules for bomb threat planning “those who work the building should search the building” seems to be either not known or overlooked among emergency response protocols in the US. Recently, there was a wave of bomb … Continue reading

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How to Bring US Military IED Experience to Homeland Defense.

The last 10 years have seen a dramatic shift in the capability and experience of the US military Counter IED and EOD forces against various simple and complex IED threats.   Both on a technical level as pure IED response, … Continue reading

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The One You See Won’t Hurt You

The bombing wave last weekend in Thailand illustrates an important lesson for American First Responders in recognizing and understanding what to do in the face of this lethal IED tactic. This lesson is instilled in both the US Military and … Continue reading

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“X” Marks the Spot. IED Bomber Cell Markings

The recent Valentines Day bombing attempt in Bangkok contains a great lesson learned for US first responders, that many are not aware of.  The practice of graffiti marking is however, well known in the context of gang activity to mark … Continue reading

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Bangkok Dangerous? IED Bombings in Thailand.

Recent headlines have focused in on the failed Iranian bombing cell in Bangkok, and while there are lessons learned there for US First responders, the real lessons from Thailand are not to be found there, but hundreds of miles south … Continue reading

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