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What We Know About The ISIS Plot At the Center of Trump’s Russia Gaffe

In The News, 16 May 2017
Middle East and North Africa, United States, International Security Studies, Technology, Terrorism
“They would have probably gone on a molehunt already,” says Pantucci. “What you’ll do is you might shift your attention. So you might say ‘okay, it’s going to be impossible to get on a flight the U.S. or the U.K., let’s try and get a device through an airport somewhere else’ and try to see if that can get into the airspace that they want to try to target.” The revelations, therefore, have a potentially dangerous consequence: increasing the threat to the lives of civilians traveling by air from the Middle East.

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Raffaello Pantucci
Director of International Security Studies

Raffaello Pantucci's research focuses on counter-terrorism as well as China's relations with its Western neighbours. Prior to coming to... read more