A Brief Note On Boko Haram And The Fulani Militants

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material. However, some religiously inspired individuals and groups have expressed intention in their terrorist propaganda to use CBRN materials in terrorist attacks with an attempt to cause mass casualties. However in late December 2013, an anarchist organisation in Greece intended to carry out a CBRN scenario involving food poisoning.

In 2014 there was a significant increase in private citizens as victims of terrorism. These attacks were mainly carried out by three groups: Boko Haram, Fulani militants and ISIL. All groups use different tactics. Boko Haram and the Fulani militants mainly use automatic weapons and have very high levels of fatalities per attack, whereas ISIL mainly target private citizens using explosives and bombings. The attacks also involve kidnappings.

There has been no large-scale terrorist attack on Australian soil in the post-2001 period. The two terrorist attacks in that period, the stabbing of two policemen in Melbourne and the Martin Place siege, were carried out by individuals who planned and acted alone. Crimes planned like this are, by nature, always extremely difficult for police and security agencies to prevent.

Given the constant and new technologies becoming available the nature of terrorist communication is constantly changing. Terrorist groups are adapting new approaches to communication, implementing new methods for interaction and networking on the Internet. With the increased functionality on social media platform, the terrorist…

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