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NYPD Shooting Scene –
Police Targeted From L.A. to Tampa
Jan 03, 2015

On Dec 31, 2014, AlertsUSA issued the following
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12/31 – Multiple threats against New Year’s celebrations in NYC. Gangs calling event “Kill a Pig Night”. FBI warning US law enf of need for incr situational awareness.

What You Need To Know
Twice in the last two weeks AlertsUSA subscribers were notified via SMS messages to their mobile devices regarding FBI warnings of increasing threats to law enforcement officers in urban areas across the U.S.

Last week, the FBI issued a National Situational Information Report warning of “copy cat assassinations” following the murder of two NYPD officers. The report states that the “recent murders of New York City Police Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos have spawned numerous threats” against law enforcement personnel. The report also states that Ismaaiyl Brinsley, the man who shot the NYPD officers, claimed to be part of a nationwide group planning to kill police. (See our previous report on Brinsley here.)

This FBI warning was timely as in the past 7 days officers in Los Angeles, CA (see this pic), Durham, NC and Tampa, Florida have reported similar assassination attempts, though they received scant coverage by mainstream news outlets.

WHITE OFFICERS TARGETED

The FBI report also states that the day before the NYPD officers were murdered, another bulletin was issued stating that they had received “reliable information” that members of the gang were planning to target white law enforcement officers “send a message.” This bulletin also indicated that an Ohio street gang known as the “Heartless Felons Gang” gave its members orders to kill white police officers in the Cleveland area to avenge black lives taken by white police officers.

KILL A PIG NIGHT

On Wed of this week, AlertsUSA subscribers were notified via SMS messages to their mobile devices of FBI warnings about threats against police during New Year’s celebrations. This warning was issued, in part, due to threats scrawled in graffiti in different cities across the U.S., as well as on social media outlets by multiple gangs, calling the event “Kill a Pig Night.”

NEW BLACK PANTHERS ENCOURAGE KILLING POLICE

Further, on this week’s official broadcast of the New Black Panthers Party’s “Black Power Radio,” the former national chairman of the New Black Panther Party and current national president of Black Lawyers for Justice, Malik Zulu Shabazz, said 2015 is the time to “build up that army” and go “to the gun range.” Shabazz encouraged listeners to do things that would seem tragic to white America and may even shock our own consciences, “including the killing of police officers.”

POLICE KILLED BY FIREARMS UP 56%

And finally, a new report issued Tuesday by the nonprofit National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund reveals that the number of law enforcement officers killed by firearms in the U.S. jumped by 56 percent in 2014 and included 15 ambush assaults.

DANGER AHEAD IN 2015

As we head into 2015, AlertsUSA urges readers to give serious consideration to the overall threat picture that is forming. Lawlessness within urban centers across the U.S. is resulting in increasingly violent confrontations with police. In turn, the police are then demonized by the mainstream media and elected officials, as opposed to demonizing the criminals. The net result is increased lawless behavior.

And this is where it impacts average, decent citizens. Regardless of the location, if the police back off of enforcement actions, lawlessness will surge. This week, media outlets are reporting that arrests in New York City have dropped a staggering 66% since the shooting of the two officers as police feel betrayed by the mayor and fear for their own safety.

Further, police departments in an increasing number of locations across the U.S. are now mandating that all officers must patrol in pairs, dramatically increasing response times and reducing their ability to show the flag.

Remember that police form the thin blue line which separates civil society from all manner of lawless animals who wish to do us harm. The net result of the increased threats, increased demonization by elected officials and the media as well as the resulting pullback of enforcement efforts is increased crime and danger to the public.

While liberal mainstream news organizations intentionally avoid reporting on the dramatic surge in black on white violent crime and black mob violence out of fear of being labeled racist or not being invited to the next correspondents dinner, AlertsUSA has no such concerns. We will call out the threats in the greatest level of detail possible in order to help subscribers most effectively manage their risk.

To this end, AlertsUSA warns readers that if you have not done so already, now is the time to take advantage of your Second Amendment rights and arm yourself. These problems are not going away anytime soon and 2015 is shaping up to be a dangerous year on many fronts. You need the practiced ability to defend yourself and family.

AlertsUSA continue to closely monitor trends in this area and will immediately notify service subscribers of changes in the overall threat environment, as events warrant.

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12/27 – AirAsia flight QZ8501 from Surabaya, Indonesia to Singapore missing with 162 on board. Airbus A320. Search efforts underway. Monitoring…

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What You Need To Know
In early December, AlertsUSA subscribers were notified via SMS messages to their mobile devices of a new CDC warning that this year's flu vaccine has ended up being a poor match for the primary influenza strain in circulation this season.

On December 20th we warned subscribers via the weekly audio update that flu cases were on the rise, and advised listeners to exercise caution around sick individuals and to still consider acquiring an influenza vaccination. According to the CDC, even with the reduced effectiveness of the vaccine, getting vaccinated is the best way to reduce the chances that you will get seasonal flu and spread it to others and may make your illness milder if you do get sick.

This week, subscribers should be aware that the CDC has announced that this year's flu season has officially crossed the epidemic threshold. As previously reported, the predominant influenza strain, AH3N2, is particularly dangerous to the young, and the old, and is brutal across the board. While epidemic flu levels are standard during the annual flu season, this year is expected to particularly hard hitting over the next few months given the issue with the seasonal vaccine.

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AlertsUSA recommends subscribers become fanatical about washing their hands, keeping your distance from sick individuals and where possible, boosting you immune system.

Despite the flu season just getting started in earnest, there is already a shortage of antiviral medications such as Tamiflu (see this, this, this and this). Be prepared.

RESOURCES

CDC: Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report

CDC: Influenza Antiviral Medications: Summary for Clinicians

Google Flu Trends

IMMUNE SYSTEM SUPPLEMENTS

This is a topic within which we choose to tread carefully given the wide range of scams, quackery and inconclusive research. As such, we are listing only 2 items for your consideration which are backed by science and that this author uses daily (thus far) with great success.

As we are not medical professionals (and at the recommendation of our lawyers..), we urge you to be smart about it and chat with your doctor about using the items listed below.

VITAMIN D

According to a 2011 paper published in the Journal of Investigative Medicine? and referenced by the National Institutes of Health, Vitamin D deficiency is solidly associated with a weak immune response and increased susceptibility to infection.

Another paper published in 2010 within the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition is also an interesting read.

The Harvard School of Medicine explains in detail that a Vitamin D deficiency is associated with a host of chronic diseases, such as osteoporosis, heart disease, some cancers, and multiple sclerosis, as well as infectious diseases such as seasonal flu.

As you normally get the most Vitamin D through direct exposure of your skin to sunlight, simple logic dictates you have less of it in the colder months.

You can find inexpensive Vitamin D3 supplements at literally any pharmacy in N. America as well as via AMAZON.

NATROL IMMUNE BOOST w/ EPICORE

EpiCor has undergone six human clinical trials, all of which have been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals and have used a standard dose of 500 mg per day. Five of the six trials conform to the “gold standard” of clinical design in that they were randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trials. Results show that EpiCor strengthens the immune system while it balances immune response.

You may be able to find Epicor at larger pharmacies in N. America. You can certainly acquire it via AMAZON.

As has been the case for over 12 years, AlertsUSA continue to closely monitor the spread of influenza across N. America and will immediately notify service subscribers of new warnings and advisories issued by the CDC or any other developments which heightens the overall threat picture, as events warrant.

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Travel Security Update

The U.S. Dept. of State is the authoritative federal source for information on the security situation at travel destinations worldwide. With tensions rapidly increasing in most regions, readers planning on international travel, even to such common destinations as Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean Islands, are strongly encouraged to do a little research on the security situation prior to departure.
Latest USGOV Travel Alerts and Warnings

Mexico 12/24/2014
Worldwide Alert 12/19/2014
Worldwide Caution 10/10/2014
Ebola Travel Alert 12/02/2014

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12/26 – Vladimir Putin signs new mil doctrine naming NATO, US as main foreign threats, retains strategy to use nukes if country or allies are under conventional attack.

What You Need To Know

Readers will recall that last week, AlertsUSA and Threat Journal reported on the announcement made by the White House that President Obama would be signing a bill from Congress which adds new sanctions on Russia and would codify into law the provision of lethal military aid to the Ukrainian government. (If you have not had a chance to read the piece, it is well worth taking a few min to review). This week Russia responded and they are clearly not backing down.

On Friday the 26th, AlertsUSA subscribers were notified via SMS messages to their mobile devices that Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the country’s new military doctrine (See the original Russia version here (PDF)) which “reflects the emergence of new threats against its national security”, names the U.S. and NATO as the federation’s main foreign threats, and which retains the strategy to use nuclear weapons if the country or allies are under conventional attack.

According to the revised doctrine, “NATO’s military buildup” and the bloc’s expansion toward the Russian borders are among the main external threats to Russia’s security.

Other external threats include the development and deployment of the U.S. strategic missile defense system, the implementation of the ‘global strike’ doctrine, plans to place weapons in space as well as the deployment of high-precision conventional weapons systems.

So as to reinforce their message to the West, just a few hours prior to the new military doctrine being signed, Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces carried out another test of an RS-24 Yars ICBM with multiple warheads. Launched from the Plesetsk military cosmodrome in the country’s extreme northwest near the border of Finland, the missile flew across the length of Russia to it’s target at the Kura test range on the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Far East.

AlertsUSA continues to closely monitor growing tension in Eastern Europe and the Ukraine and will issue additional alert messages to subscriber mobile devices as threats and events warrant.


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12/20 – DHS/FBI warning law enfor agencies of need for extra vigilance after ambush-style slaying of two NYPD officers in Brooklyn. Possible Islamic terrorism angle.

12/22 – FBI warning law enf of ISIS plot to bomb interstate highway bridge(s). Initial alert focuses on I-55 Memphis-Arkansas Bridge sometime in Dec. Monitoring…

What You Need To Know

Twice this week AlertsUSA subscribers were notified via SMS messages to their mobile devices regarding domestic terrorism threats. Perhaps most important, late Saturday of last week subscribers were notified that law enforcement agencies nationwide were being warned of the need for extra vigilance following the ambush-style slaying of two New York City police officers in Brooklyn.

NY COP KILLER A MUSLIM, SYMPATHETIC TO JIHAD

Despite efforts by the mainstream media to paint the gunman as a disturbed individual deeply troubled by racial tensions and perceived heavy handedness of police towards the black population, investigations by independent media outlets also show cop killer Ismaaiyl Abdullah Brinsley to be a Muslim, an Arabic speaker, and by his own words sympathetic to jihad. Much can be gleaned from his social media accounts (see this, this and this.)

Brinsley was also known to visit the notorious Al-Farooq Mosque in Brooklyn, which itself has a 20+ year history of support for terrorism. This specific mosque played host to al Qaeda co-founder Abdullah Azzam. Several of the mosque’s members were behind the 1993 World Trade Center bombing plot, including the Blind Sheik, Omar Abdel-Rahman. A one time imam of the mosque, Gulshair Shukrijumah, was father to the notorious Adnan Shukrijumah, a top Al-Qaeda operative who, after being hunted by the FBI for more than a decade, was killed just weeks ago in a gun battle with Pakistani forces.

MORE ATTACKS EXPECTED

While the killing of the police officers is tragic, this incident is just one of an increasing number of Muslim attacks in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia. Readers are reminded that in mid October, AlertsUSA notified subscribers via SMS messages to their mobile devices that the FBI and Department of Homeland Security were warning law enforcement agencies nationwide about the threat of Islamic State-inspired terror attacks against police officers, soldiers and other government workers. The warning was issued after a string of messages and fatwas appeared on the internet and various social media outlets urging Muslims in Western countries to carry out attacks on “soldiers, patrons, and troops … their police, security and intelligence members.”

These messages were originally preceded by a lengthy fatwa issued by ISIS in September which calls for lone wolf Muslims to kill as many as 10 million Americans. ( Arabic Version (PDF) / Analysis ).

POLITICALLY INCORRECT TRUTHS

However politically incorrect it may be, as we close out 2014 there are two major domestic threats readers are urged to keep on their radar:

1. A major race war is brewing in the United States. Black on white violent crime is experiencing a major upswing nationwide. Watch your back.

2. An increasing tempo of random attacks, by Muslims, on law enforcement, members of the armed services and average citizens. Lest we forget, in just the last few months we have seen Muslim attacks in Australia, beheadings forfailure to convert in Oklahoma, multiple instances of attacks, by Muslims, on police (see this and this), attacks on soldiers and government officials in Canada (see this, this and this) and several European countries (see this, thisand this) and on, and on, and on.

And perhaps by design, the growing connection between militant black Americans and Islam is shaping up to be a deadly confluence. (see this andthis).

In both instances, we strongly recommend maintaining a high level of vigilance and situational awareness when out and about and if so motivated, avail yourself of local concealed firearm permits. These problems are not going away anytime soon, are expected to increase, and your best line of defense is increased awareness and a means of protecting yourself and family.

As has been the case for over 12 years, AlertsUSA continues to closely monitor the overall domestic terrorism threat environment and will immediately notify service subscribers of new alerts, warnings and advisories or any developments which signal a change the overall threat picture as events warrant.


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Dec 27, 2014
What You Need To Know

On Sunday of this week, highly respected investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson told Fox News that the CDC revealed to her they are currently tracking 1,400 possible Ebola cases in the United States, though they are not making the information public.

In addition, as of December 24th the World Health Organization reports a total of more than 19,400 cases of Ebola virus disease in the current outbreak, along with 7588 reported deaths. As previously reported, both the WHO and CDC estimate these numbers could be 4 or more times greater due to unreported cases and flawed record keeping.

As always, AlertsUSA continues to monitor developments with the spread of this virus and will immediately notify service subscribers of major changes in its spread to different regions, important notices and warnings by government agencies or any other major changes in the overall threat environment as events warrant


Travel Security Update

The U.S. Dept. of State is the authoritative federal source for information on the security situation at travel destinations worldwide. With tensions rapidly increasing in most regions, readers planning on international travel, even to such common destinations as Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean Islands, are strongly encouraged to do a little research on the security situation prior to departure.

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Dec 20, 2014

On Dec 16, 2014, AlertsUSA issued the following
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12/16 – POTUS to sign bill adding sanctions on Russia and providing LETHAL AID to Ukraine. Russia threatens possible preemptive use of full military force in Ukraine.

What You Need To Know
On Tues of this week AlertsUSA subscribers were notified via SMS messages to their mobile devices regarding an announcement by the White House that President Obama would be signing a bill from Congress which adds new sanctions on Russia and would codify into law the provision of lethal aid to the Ukrainian government.

Known as the Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014, the bill is intended to “assist the government of Ukraine in restoring its sovereignty and territorial integrity in order to deter the government of the Russian Federation from further destabilizing and invading Ukraine and other independent countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.” .

Even before the bill made it out of Congress, at least one member of Russia’s Duma called the bill “extremely dangerous” and suggested the decision to arm Ukraine should prompt ‘adequate measures’ from Russia, such as the use of military force on Ukrainian territory preemptively. “We should not wait until Ukraine is armed and becomes really dangerous.” Similar warnings were issued in late November during a visit to Ukraine by Vice President Joe Biden.

Readers might find it interesting to note that documents released late last month by the Ukrainian hackers group CyberBerkut reveal that the US may in fact already be providing substantial lethal aid to Ukraine’s armed forces. According to CyberBerkut, during Vice President Biden’s two-day trip to Kiev in November, they were able to gain access to confidential State Department files that had been stored on American delegation member’s mobile device.

Those documents show that the Obama Administration has been supplying Ukraine with lethal aid as far back as the August, including sniper and assault rifles, grenade launchers, mortars, stinger missiles and anti-tank weapons.Read the here. See the docs here.

AlertsUSA advises readers that while the American public is being distracted with all manner of mainstream media fluff stories, be advised that our world is becoming more and more dangerous by the day.

From the surge of U.S. and NATO forces in Eastern Europe over the past year, the increasing number of tense encounters between armed NATO and Russian aircraft (more than 400 times this year – see this, this, and this) and a declining Russian currency resulting from a collapse in oil and gas prices just to name a few, tensions between the U.S., NATO and Russia are at an extremely dangerous level.

In a recent interview with the German publication Der Spiegel, former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger gave a chilling assessment of a new geopolitical situation taking shape, calling the West’s approach to Ukraine a “fatal mistake.” He characterized the tense relations as exhibiting the danger of another Cold War and warned that ignoring this danger any further may result in a “tragedy.”

We also remind readers that while the Obama Administration and U.S. media paint Russia as the aggressor in this situation, in Feb of this year a video was leaked showing Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland, giving a presentation before a private group at the National Press Club in Washington within which she openly admits that the U.S. government has spent five BILLION dollars in an effort to subvert the Russian friendly Ukrainian government in order to bring into power the country into the U.S. sphere of influence (also see this).

DIRECT STRATEGIC THREATS

The resulting riots and change of government, in turn, posed a number of direct strategic threats to Russia, ultimately forcing them to move on Crimea in order to protect access to their naval base at Sevastopol, as well as to the Black Sea in general.

As an example, consider the geography of the region. Looking at a map you will see that the Black Sea is Western Russia’s singular warm-water access point. All other ports in the North of the country, with the exception of Murmansk near the northeast corner of Finland, are blocked by ice at least 6 months out of each year. The only reason Murmansk remains ice free is due to the warm waters of the N. Atlantic current. Although 9 time zones in size, more than 90% of Russia’s population lives in the Western third of the country.

Additionally, although Crimea was/is recognized as a part of Ukraine, it was/is actually an autonomous region . The Russian Navy has kept its Black Sea Fleet stationed at a naval base on the peninsula since the late 1700s and the time of Napoleon and Catherine the Great. The Port of Sevastopol has a large, deep, defensible harbor and is accessible in all seasons. In 2010, Russia negotiated an agreement with Ukraine that allows use of the strategically located Sevastopol naval base through 2042 in exchange for discounts on natural gas.

While Crimea is physically detached from Russia, it is connected by those parts of eastern and southern Ukraine that contain a large Russian speaking, pro-Russian population.

FOLLOW THE MONEY

We would be remiss if we did not also play “follow the money” and point out that Ukraine is a critical corridor for oil and gas pipelines from Russia and the Caspian region into Europe. These pipelines and the product they carry generate huge profits for Russia and directly compete with the planned Southern route which is at the heart of the instability in Syria .

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With just these few items (there are many more), it is easy to see how Russia is being backed into a corner. Their strategic interests and national security are directly threatened.

JOE BIDEN’S SON ON BOARD OF UKRAINE’S
LARGEST INDEPENDANT NATURAL GAS PRODUCER

It is also important to note that in May of 2014, near the height of the Ukraine crisis, Hunter Biden, the youngest son of Vice President Joe Biden, was appointed to the Board of Directors of Burisma Holdings, Ukraine’s largest independent producer of natural gas.

You can read more on this aspect of the story here.

Hunter Biden’s appointment came just weeks after being dishonorably discharged from the U.S. Navy Reserves after testing positive for cocaine use.

You can read more on this aspect of the story here.

DANGER AHEAD

It would be naive to think that Russia is going to allow Ukraine to fall into the arms of NATO without a vigorous fight. The strategic importance of the country is far too great. Additionally, readers are reminded that Russian President Putin, Prime Minister Medvedev and the Chief of the Russian General Staff Gen. Nikolai Makarov, have on multiple occasions in the last 3 years made explicitly clear that Russia would use nuclear weapons, including in a preemptive capacity, if there is a threat to the integrity of the Russian Federation (see this, this, and this). These scenarios include conventional attacks on Russia or it’s strategic partners, placement of missile shield installations in former Soviet-bloc countrie s and more.

AlertsUSA continues to closely monitor growing tension in Eastern Europe and the Ukraine and will issue additional alert messages to subscriber mobile devices as threats and events warrant .

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12/14 – AlertsUSA monitoring ongoing hostage situation(s) in Sydney, AUS. Reports of Islamic black flag of jihad being flown. Airline flts being diverted. Developing…

12/14 – AUS gunmen claim there are 4 explosive devices hidden around Sydney. US consulate evacuated. US citizens urged to be on high alert.

12/14 – You can follow the ongoing situation in AUS LIVE using the following links: News 9 – http://bit.ly/134V0PL ,
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12/15 – Moments ago AUS security forces stormed Lindt Cafe in Sydney Central Business District. Hostage situation concluded.

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Dec 19, 2014

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12/19 – USGOV issues worldwide travel alert in aftermath of AUS terror incident. US citizens urged to remain vigilant over holidays and to enhance personal security.

What You Need To Know
On Friday of this week AlertsUSA subscribers were notified via SMS messages to their mobile devices regarding a new Worldwide Travel Alert issued by the U.S. State Department in the aftermath of the lone wolf Muslim terror attack in Sydney, Australia on December 15, 2014, which resulted in the deaths of two hostages in addition to the perpetrator.

An analysis of past attacks and threat reporting strongly suggests a focus by terrorists not only on the targeting of U.S. government facilities but also on hotels, shopping areas, places of worship, and schools, among other targets, during or coinciding with this holiday period. U.S. citizens abroad should be mindful that terrorist groups and those inspired by them can pose unpredictable threats in public venues. U.S. citizens should remain alert to local conditions and for signs of danger.

You can read the full alert message HERE

As has been the case for over 12 years, AlertsUSA continues to closely monitor the overall domestic terrorism threat environment and will immediately notify service subscribers of new alerts, warnings and advisories or any developments which signal a change the overall threat picture as events warrant.

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The U.S. Dept. of State is the authoritative federal source for information on the security situation at travel destinations worldwide. With tensions rapidly increasing in most regions, readers planning on international travel, even to such common destinations as Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean Islands, are strongly encouraged to do a little research on the security situation prior to departure.
Latest USGOV Travel Alerts and Warnings

Mali 12/18/2014
Worldwide Alert 12/19/2014
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Ebola Travel Alert 12/02/2014

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Aircraft, Soldiers and Police Targeted
Dec 06, 2014

On Dec 1, 2014, AlertsUSA issued the following
related Flash messages to subscriber mobile devices:
12/1 – Aviation security incr in run up to xmas due to terror threat. Partic emphasis on EU carriers & airports. Expect delays. New carry-on restrictions forthcoming.

12/1 – FBI warning “current and former members of the military” to review social media accounts and exercise OPSEC online to avoid tracking by the Islamic militants.

What You Need To Know
Twice this week AlertsUSA subscribers were notified via SMS messages to their mobile devices regarding increasing terrorism threats here in the U.S. as well as Europe.

AVIATION THREAT

On Monday, subscribers were notified of an aviation security increase in run up to the Christmas holiday due to an evolving terror threat. Specifically, British media outlets are reporting, and AlertsUSA has confirmed, intelligence reports that the al Qaeda terror organization is plotting to blow up multiple European passenger jets before the end of the year and is thought to involve radical Muslims smuggling bombs onto planes bound for major EU destinations. So serious is the threat that aviation authorities are considering a ban on carry-on luggage.

While U.S. officials are oddly tight lipped on the European plot, readers will recall that it bears a striking similarity to a threat we reported on in September involving al Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate, the al Nusra Front, as well as the Khorasan group, to bomb commercial airliners using explosive materials which can evade detection and be smuggled onboard aircraft hidden in electronic devices. It was also this plot which was said to be the impetus for U.S. air and cruise missile strikes against al Qaeda positions in Syria. Those strikes were subsequently reported as having failed.

DOMESTIC THREAT TO ARMED SERVICES MEMBERS

Also on Monday, subscribers were notified of an intelligence bulletin issued by the FBI warning current and former members of the military to review their social media presence for any information that might serve to attract the attention of ISIL and its supporters and to, overall, exercise “operational security” online to avoid tracking by the Islamic militants.

This is just the latest in a recent series of warnings and orders to U.S. and Canadian military personnel regarding individual protective measures at home. In October, the FBI and Department of Homeland Security warned about the Islamic State’s calls for attacks on police, soldiers and government officials. Shortly thereafter, the Pentagon Force Protection Agency issued a security advisory to all members of the U.S. Armed Services warning of the threats, calling for an increased level of situational awareness, urging a low public profile and providing a list of individual protective measures.

And this was not just U.S.. Soldiers in Britain, the Netherlands, and Australia have also received similar guidance and directives.
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DO NOT BECOME COMPLACENT

We strongly urge readers to not become complacent regarding the terrorism threat facing this country during the end of year holidays. This is a very dangerous time for the country and despite a seeming lull in domestic terror attacks, it is important to realize this is not for lack of trying. There exist dozens of counter terrorism operations constantly underway in the U.S. and Europe, the details of which are rarely paraded. Doing so serves no public, tactical or strategic benefit and actually makes it more difficult for the intelligence, investigative or protective services to operate.

If you feel the need for additional insight, we encourage you to strike up a friendly conversation with any federal agent or member of the special operations community. If specifically asked, they will, without hesitation, reveal that there are a near constant stream of active threats facing the homeland, from lone individuals all the way through to well organized, state sponsored operations, and that their tempo is increasing.

Take your vacations this holiday as planned and have a great time, but keep in mind that the U.S. is still at war, the current battle is with Muslim fanatics and this conflict will, for sure, be expanding. The simple reality is that U.S. citizens and interests both at home and abroad are targets. You would do well to carefully read the full text of U.S. government’s Worldwide Caution below to understand the scope of this threat.

WORLDWIDE CAUTION

On October 10, 2014, the U.S. State Department issued a new Worldwide Caution to American citizens warning of the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness.

OTHER RESOURCES

On nine separate instances over the past 6 months, AlertsUSA and Threat Journal have reported on the growing terror threat facing the United States. These past newsletter issues provide extensive background information to help round out your understanding of the threat and are worth a few minuets of your attention.

Feds Warn of Domestic Terror Attacks (9/27/2014)

Multiple New Plots Against the U.S., Aviation Sector Targeted (9/20/14)

U.S. to Launch Airstrikes in Syria, Terror Threat Remains High (9/14/14)

Missing Planes Raise Additional 9/11 Terror Fears (9/6/14)

U.S. and Britain on High Alert, Possible ISIS Cell in Mexico (8/30/14)

FBI and DHS Warn Police To Be Alert (8/23/14)

ISIS Threatens Terror Attacks on U.S. (8/8/14)

SecDef: Islamic State Poses “Imminent” Threat to the U.S. (7/12/14)

Aviation Sector Targeted for Attacks (7/5/14)

As has been the case for over 12 years, AlertsUSA continues to closely monitor the overall domestic terrorism threat environment and will immediately notify service subscribers of new alerts, warnings and advisories or any developments which signal a change the overall threat picture, as events warrant.

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OTHER ALERTS ISSUED THIS WEEK BUT
NOT DETAILED IN THIS NEWSLETTER

12/3 – NYC grand jury returns no indictment in NYPD choke hold death case. High potential for protests in urban areas. Media again stoking flames. Vigilance urged.

12/3 – State Dept. issues new alert re travel to Ebola affected W. African countries. Warns of forced travel restrictions or quarantine in foreign nations if required.

12/2 – Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston) Public Affairs confirms they treating a patient suspected of having contracted the Ebola virus. Developing situation.

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CDC Warns Flu Vaccine a Poor Match,
Deadlier Flu Season Possible
Dec 6, 2014

On Dec 4, 2014, AlertsUSA issued the following
related Flash messages to subscriber mobile devices:
12/4 – CDC warning 2014/15 flu vaccine a poor match for the most common strain (H3N2) in circulation. Higher hospitalization rates and flu-related deaths expected.

What You Need To Know
On Thursday of this week AlertsUSA subscribers were notified via SMS messages to their mobile devices of a new CDC warning that this year's flu vaccine has ended up being a poor match for the primary influenza strain in circulation this season.

The CDC Health Alert Network advisory is reporting a predominance of Influenza A (H3N2) strain thus far for the 2014-2015 flu season. This strain of flu has historically been associated with an increased number of hospitalizations and deaths, particularly in the elderly, young children and those with chronic medical conditions. Unfortunately, approximately half of the H3N2 isolates identified from this year's flu cases have shown a modest “drift” away from the flu antigens in the current flu vaccine.

Readers are reminded that traditional flu vaccines, known as trivalent vaccines, are made to protect against three influenza strains; two influenza A strains and one influenza B strain. Given the amount of time necessary to develop and mass produce hundreds of millions of doses, and then distribute them nationwide to hospitals, clinics, and pharmacies, the selection of the specific strains takes place around February of each year. Well, this year a new, antigenically drifted H3N2 virus has begun to circulate more widely, something beyond the control of the CDC.

AlertsUSA cautions readers that despite the development of this mismatch and reduced effectiveness of the vaccine, the CDC indicates that some protection, or a reduction in the severity of illness, may still result. In addition, there are also two other influenza antigens provided for within the vaccine.

Further, the CDC is reminding clinicians of value of prescribing antiviral medications such as Tamiflu or Relenza for treatment of influenza, as well as for patients with conditions that raise their risk of seeing serious complications.

With this in mind, if your physician counsels you to not get vaccinated this season because of a reduction in the effectiveness against the primary strain, or refuses to prescribe antivirals if you do come down with the flu, you would do well to either force the issue or seek a second opinion.

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AlertsUSA continues to monitor the spread of influenza in N. America and will immediately notify service subscribers of major changes in the severity of the outbreak, as well as provide regular updates, as events warrant.

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Travel Security Update

The U.S. Dept. of State is the authoritative federal source for information on the security situation at travel destinations worldwide. With tensions rapidly increasing in most regions, readers planning on international travel, even to such common destinations as Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean Islands, are strongly encouraged to do a little research on the security situation prior to departure.
Latest USGOV Travel Alerts and Warnings

Haiti 12/04/2014
Worldwide Caution 10/10/2014
Potential Implications
for Travel Because
of Ebola 12/02/2014

See all USGOV Travel Alerts and Warnings HERE.

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