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Employees, the First Line of Defense Against Jihadist Insiders

Scott Stewart
VP of Tactical Analysis, Stratfor
Aug 11, 2016 | 08:00 GMT
Indonesian forensic investigators scour the site of a bombing at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Jakarta on July 18, 2009. An employee of a shop in the hotel facilitated the attack.
Tragedies have ensued when employees don't communicate suspicions or when their warnings are ignored.
(DITA ALANGKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Corporate security officers rightly fear the threat of terrorist attacks perpetrated in the workplace by grassroots jihadists. And even when insiders do not stage attacks themselves, they can provide crucial information to those planning an attack. Tragedies have ensued when employees don't communicate suspicions or when their warnings are ignored....

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