Britain on Alert: The Attacks in London and Manchester and the Evolving Threat

As featured in CTC Journal

UK Counter Terrorism


Thus far, however, the threat has mainly consisted of small-scale unsophisticated plots. While this suggests terrorist groups like the Islamic State have been facing difficulties in infiltrating directed cells into the United Kingdom, authorities are still confronted by a challenging threat picture and one that is in many ways more complicated with these scattered and disparate cells, which are difficult to track.