NEWS & ANALYSIS

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.

United Kingdom to Beef up Security Once Again

Prime Minister Brown's new counterterrorism plan seeks to protect the nation's transportation infrastructure.

Cybercrime Flourishes as the U.S. Government Fails to Respond

A new investigative report says the U.S. government is short-changing its cybersecurity efforts while cybercrime costs U.S. businesses $67.2 billion annually.

Spitzer Admits Defeat on Licenses for Illegal Aliens

Widespread popular and political opposition to the plan to issue driver's licenses to illegal aliens in New York has led the governor to kill the plan.

Bush Pushes to Redirect Funds into Cybersecurity

President Bush is asking Congress to redirect $152 million to shore up cybersecurity vulnerabilities at government agencies.

German Companies the Target of Foreign Espionage

China, aiming to become more technologically competitive, is aggressively spying on German companies.
 




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