NEWS & ANALYSIS

Japan Fingerprinting Foreigners

Foreigners that refuse to be fingerprinted upon arrival will be deported.

British Government Loses Private Data of 7.5 Million Families

The data, contained on two computer discs, was lost in the mail and has stoked fears of widespread identity theft.

Stopping Home Invasions at the Door

Physical security measures, such as door reinforcements and security glazing, are more effective than electronic security solutions, says police officer and ASIS member.

British Government to Change Counterterrorism Language

Government officials will no longer use the phrase "war on terror" and other terms deemed "offensive."

White Collar Criminals Receive Less Attention After 9-11

The threat of another 9-11, as well as Bush Administration priorities, has led to a drop in the prosecution of some defendants in favor of others.

Britain to Speed Up Airport Security Screening

Most passengers should take no longer than 5 minutes to pass through security, says the government.

Pakistani Tribes May Be Recruited to Help U.S. Against al Qaeda

The U.S. may use a similar strategy it used in Anbar Province, Iraq, to fight al Qaeda terrorists.

U.S. Military Sees Drop in IEDs in Iraq

Top U.S. official attributes the drop in the weapons' use to Iran.

Islamist Cleric Can be Extradited to the U.S.

Abu Hamza al-Masri, if extradited, will face 11 charges, including the establishment of a terrorist training camp in Oregon.

Government Investigators Smuggle Bomb Components Past Airport Security

GAO says publicly available parts and knowledge could be used to assemble a bomb during an aircraft flight and do significant damage.
 




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