Material for 2-hour lesson, part of the 5-day training course on terrorism abusing religion, developed by the OSCE Mission in Kosovo
This case study presents a summary of findings of intelligence shortfalls, force protection vulnerabilities, host nation operational sensitivities, and the calculated strategy and tactic of a specific terrorist act.
The attack exposed shortcomings of the U.S. intelligence apparatus that left Americans unprepared for the specific threat that confronted them.
A chronology of terrorist group activities in this case demonstrates a dedicated motivation and deliberate planning and execution cycle that applied phases of reconnaissance and surveillance, specific target selection and refined surveillance, staging and rehearsal, attack and escape.
The goal of this lesson is to provide the participants with a brief information and understanding on the terrorist organizational structure, tactics, techniques and procedures, used for the bombing of Khobar Towers.
At the conclusion of this lesson, participants will be able to: