Terrorist Tactics, Operational Techniques

Terrorist groups operational tendencies most terrorist

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Unformatted text preview: used mostly weapons, explosives, and standoff weapons attack Offensive Operations = Tactical Tendencies Terrorist or Insurgent Groups have “tactical tendencies” – tactics they use the most and are most comfortable with. They analyst must compile a group’s tactical tendencies in order to gauge the threat projection of the group, its capabilities, and consequently, its targeting box, that is, what it can attack. Terrorist Groups – Operational Tendencies • Most terrorist groups are creatures of habit • Tactics come out of tactical playbook • Targets are consistent with the group’s goals • Timing may or may not be pertinent • Location of attacks are consistent with...
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