NEWS & ANALYSIS

U.S. Will Seek Access for Border Fence

The U.S. government is pursuing court orders to make landowners on the U.S.-Mexico border allow the government to assess their land for the construction of the border fence.

FAA Says Boeing's New Dreamliner Can Be Hacked

The FAA says hackers may be able to use the plane's broadband Internet access to break into the plane's computer system which controls the plane's vital functions.

UK: Man Jailed for Terrorist Planning

Sohail Qureshi is the first person jailed for the crime of acts preparatory to terrorism under the Terrorism Act of 2006.

GAO Criticizes IRS' Information Security Weaknesses

For the second time, the GAO says the IRS must implement an agencywide information security program to shore up information security weaknesses.

MLB Moves to Secure Team Clubhouses

Major League Baseball has drawn up a new security plan to block performance-enhancing drugs from entering team clubhouses.

U.S. Destroyer Almost Fires on Iranian Vessel

The U.S. Navy almost fired on one of five Iranian vessels this weekend in the Strait of Hormuz after the Iranian vessels made hostile maneuvers toward three American ships.

Al Qaeda Threatens President Bush in Videotaped Address

Al Qaeda's American spokesman, Adam Gadahn, urged jihadists to attack President Bush during his Middle East trip this week.

American Airlines to Fit Airplanes with Anti-Missile Systems

Three American Airline passenger planes at JFK will test anti-missile systems to deflect shoulder-to-air missiles fired by terrorists.

Surveillance Grows Worldwide in 2007

A new survey from two privacy organizations says state surveillance is increasing, even in the world's strongest democracies.

Security, Legitimate Travel Focus of Border Hearing

The House Committee on Homeland Security visited the El Paso-Juarez border to discuss security and cross-border travel.
 




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