Who is Rita Katz?
Rita Katz (born in Basra, Iraq, 1963) is a terrorism analyst and the co-founder of the Search International Terrorist Entities (SITE) Intelligence Group, a private intelligence firm based in Washington, DC .
What is the Katz Institute?
The Institute tracks global terrorist networks, and intercepts and distributes messages, videos, and advance warnings of suicide bombings from terrorist groups’ communications networks. Katz was born in Basra in Southern Iraq in 1963 to a wealthy Iraqi Jewish family.
What is site Institute?
Katz’ SITE Institute, co-founded with Josh Devon in July 2002, was funded by various federal agencies and private groups. It analyzes “corporate records, tax forms, credit reports, video tapes, internet news group postings and owned websites, among other resources, for indicators of illicit activity”.
Who is Yitzhak Katz?
While in Israel, Katz served in the Israeli Defense Forces and studied politics, history, and Middle Eastern studies at Tel Aviv University. As a committed Zionist, Katz was reluctant to ever leave Israel, saying, “I believed that Jews belong in Israel”.