The extremist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba was battle hardened in the mountains of Afghanistan and Kashmir. In November of 2008 the group leapt from relative obscurity to international prominence with a brazen assault on the Indian city of Mumbai. This case-study-based presentation will examine the formation and motivation of the group, and analyze the threat posed by such transnational terrorist organizations. It includes a specific review and analysis of the 2008 attacks, and examines the resulting implications for international security, counterterrorism, and law-enforcement professionals.Learning Objectives
- Learn the formative process for a transnational criminal/extremist organization
- Recognize pre-operational traits and tactics utilized by such groups
- Review the real-life events that transpired in an attack on a major metropolis
- Learn best practices for countering such threats against public spaces in your community
Private sector security managers
Nonprofit organization security managers
Fusion center personnel
Building and facility managers
Recorded May 21, 2014.
CD box set; 90 minutes. This webinar may be eligible for up to two CPEs.