Post Tagged with: "terrorism"

Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena visited the recently bombed St. Sebastian’s Church, Katuwapitiya, Negombo Tuesday morning to inspect damages caused to the church. (Courtesy Government  of Sri Lanka)

Vernuccio’s View: Can a Sri Lanka-style Attack Happen in U.S.?

Can the type of terrorist attack that occurred in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday happen here in the United States? Last October, eleven people were killed and seven were injured at the Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha Congregation in […]

by · April 24, 2019 · Opinion, Vernuccio's View
Source: Us State Department Fact Book.

Vernuccio’s View: Negotiations and the Larger Threat

Should Venezuela’s Chavistas and Afghanistan’s Taliban have a role in the new governments that will soon take power? That’s the thinking of the foreign policy establishment, as well as the mantra of the chattering classes.  They may both be wrong. Put the […]

by · March 22, 2019 · Vernuccio's View
Credit: Terror News Network

Vernucciio’s View: Hezbollah Uses Illegal Drug Trade to Threaten America

The frightening extent of Iran’s’ terrorist reach into the Western Hemisphere is becoming more clear, as law enforcement officials across the globe move to curb Hezbollah. The Hill reports that Argentinian officials have frozen the assets of 14 people tied to […]

by · January 2, 2019 · News, Opinion, Vernuccio's View
Russian president Vladimir Putin.

Russia Provokes — and Suffers From — Islamic Extremism

Within Russia, the government has both provoked and suffered from Islamic extremism. In most cases, current claims of discrimination against Muslims by those not of the Islamic faith within the western world are without substantial merit, particularly since the conclusion […]

by · June 17, 2018 · News, Vernuccio's View
Bronx Brothers Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Explosives Charges

Bronx Brothers Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Explosives Charges

Two Brothers Charged in School Bomb Plot by David Greene A day after a Florida teen went on a shooting rampage at a school and killing 17 students and teachers, a New York City teacher and his twin brother were […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Crime, News
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Vernuccio’s View: America Under Threat: A New Assessment

The Department of Defense has just released its new National Defense Strategy. In essence, it formally announces that the cold war is back in full swing, with a disturbing difference: this time, U.S. enemies extend far beyond just Moscow. To add to […]

Pakistani demonstrators protest US aid cuts in Lahore - 
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Vernuccio’s View: Cutting Aid to Pakistan Long Overdue

President Donald Trump’s decision to cut aid to Pakistan was long overdue. Legitimate questions had been raised in the past concerning U.S. financial assistance to Pakistan. The Islamabad government has continued to turn a blind eye towards terrorist activities within […]

by · January 10, 2018 · Opinion, Vernuccio's View
A.G. ERIC SCHNEIDERMAN REMEMBERS 9/11 ATTACKS

A.G. ERIC SCHNEIDERMAN REMEMBERS 9/11 ATTACKS

NEW YORK – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman released the following statement today on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks: “As New Yorkers and Americans, we stand united in remembering the lives lost 16 years ago today. We grieve […]

by · September 11, 2017 · News
RT News reported that the attackers rammed pedestrians with a van on London Bridge before carrying out stabbings in Borough Market. Credit: © Hannah McKay / Reuters

Deadly Car and Knife Attacks in London

NBC News London Bureau reports that six people died and nearly 50 were injured when a terrorist attack unfolded in the heart of London on Saturday night. NBC reported that “officials said a vehicle barreled into pedestrians on London Bridge, and then […]

Vernuccio’s View: What to Do About Afghanistan

Vernuccio’s View: What to Do About Afghanistan

The list of foreign and defense policy errors over the past eight years is lengthy and serious.  None was so clearly evident as the premature withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq, a move which destabilized a nation on a slow […]

by · February 8, 2017 · Vernuccio's View
A pair of uniformed officers sit outside the St. Phillip Neri Church in Bedford Park after ISIS encouraged supporters to attack U.S. churches. Photo by David Greene

NYPD REACTS TO ISIS THREAT TO LOCAL CHURCHES

NYPD REACTS TO ISIS THREAT TO LOCAL CHURCHES For years the NYPD has been stationed outside of Synagogues and Mosques during the holidays, but after a recent ISIS threat against thousands of Catholic churches in the United States, local police […]

by · January 8, 2017 · Crime, News
FBI/NYPD Needs Your Help To Identify Chelsea Bombing Witnesses

FBI/NYPD Needs Your Help To Identify Chelsea Bombing Witnesses

  The FBI/NYPD Joint Terrorism Task Force is looking to identify and interview the two men in the photo regarding the Chelsea bombing case on September 17, 2016. These individuals are not wanted at this time. The NY Post reported […]

by · September 22, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Crime, Police Blotter
ALERT: NYPD, FBI Seek Chelsea Bombing Suspect, Ahmad Khan Rahami

ALERT: NYPD, FBI Seek Chelsea Bombing Suspect, Ahmad Khan Rahami

Man wanted for questioning by the FBI in connection with the Chelsea explosion that occurred on September 17.

Borough President Diaz Remembers September 11

Borough President Diaz Remembers September 11

Diaz Remembers the 15th Anniversary of 9/11 Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. shared his thoughts on the 15th anniversary of 9/11: “Today is the 15th anniversary of perhaps the greatest tragedy to affect our city and our nation: the […]

by · September 11, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Community Events, News
ISIS fighters in Iraq.

Vernuccio’s View: Ignored Dangers

Both ISIS-motivated attacks and rising threats from Russia and China are becoming a fact of everyday life. It is increasingly evident that many elected officials both in the United States and Europe appear to be philosophically incapable of acknowledging the reality […]

by · July 27, 2016 · Vernuccio's View