4 articles tagged "London"
WhatsApp: Scapegoat for London’s security lapses
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis March 27, 2017

British Home Secretary Amber Rudd Sunday, March 26, attacked WhatsApp for refusing intelligence services and police access to its encrypted messaging service, used by Khalid Masood three minutes before his terrorist rampage in London last Wednesday. That is not the real impediment to the investigation, because Western intelligence knows how to hack such encrypted messages.

Terror strikes London 11 years after July bombings
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 4, 2016

A woman in her 60s was knifed to death Wednesday night, July 3, in a rampage in London’s Russell Square by a 19-year old man, who injured another six people before police brought him down with a Taser gun. 

Woolwich terrorist crime scene after murder of British soldier
In London as in Boston, terrorist-killers were known to security services
DEBKAfile Special Report May 23, 2013

The two Islamist terrorists who hacked a British soldier to death on a London street Wednesday, May 22, chanting Allahu Akbar, were born in Britain of Nigerian descent and known to British security authorities. Motivated by revenge for Moslem deaths in Afghanistan, they selected as their victim a British soldier.

Al Qaeda threat to murder Pope foiled in London
DEBKAfile Special Report September 17, 2010

Scotland Yard arrested five Algerian street cleaners Friday, Sept. 17 following intelligence of a potential Islamist terrorist threat to Pope Benedict XVI during his visit to London. The Counter-Terror Command ordered the arrests at business premises in central London and homes in East and North London where searches continue.  A papal spokesman said the pontiff was calm and his UK schedule would remain unchanged, although security arrangements for his visit are under review. Security stepped up around Buckingham Palace, Westminster, Downing Street. 

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