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Volume 17 October 2017 Edition “That could be dropping small explosives the size of a grenade.” “It could be dispersal of toxins, potentially.” (Learn More. Embedded with Iraqi special forces, Ben C. Solomon was on the front lines in Mosul when a threat came from above: An ISIS drone dropping a grenade. Courtesy of The New York Times and YouTube. Posted on Apr 14, 2017) Rasmussen went on to explain that counterter- rorism agencies have ramped up efforts to bring together intelligence professionals to help under- stand the tactics and techniques that drone-using terrorist groups might employ. (Learn More. Two Kurdish fighters were killed in Mosul, Iraq when a small ISIS-controlled drone exploded after being in- tercepted. A Kurdish defense spokesperson told Reuters the device has been booby-trapped. Courtesy of TomoNews US and YouTube. Posted on Oct 13, 2016) 38