TrapWire MENU

TrapWire Articles


TRAPWIRE Director Mike Maness Interviewed for Article on Changing Terror Tactics

As we harden iconic and high-value targets, they shifted to soft targets and crowded spaces. … [READ MORE]

The Importance of Understanding the “How” Rather Than Just the “Why” of Terrorism

While understanding the “why’s” of terrorism is an important component of countering this phenomenon, changing the “why’s” will be a Herculean effort. … [READ MORE]

“They do their homework” (audio)

Listen to Dan Botsch, President of TRAPWIRE, discuss the challenges faced by the Intelligence and Law Enforcement communities in the current terrorism threat environment with WTOP’s J.J. Green. … [READ MORE]

ISIS planning ‘special forces-style’ attacks in Europe

This report from EUROPOL supports our long-standing prediction of a shift in terrorist MO from large-scale, iconic site attacks, to smaller “Mumbai-style” attacks against soft targets in the West. … [READ MORE]

The True Lone Wolf is Rare

Despite the growing use of the moniker “lone wolf” it is rare that any successful terror attack (or major criminal event) is planned and carried out by just one person. … [READ MORE]