NEWS & ANALYSIS

NRC Strengthens Security at Nuclear Plants

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) yesterday approved final rules enhancing and expanding security at the nation's nuclear power reactors.

Two U.S. Labs Working with Deadly Germs Not Secure, Says GAO

The Associated Press reports that the GAO has criticized security at two U.S. labs that handle the world's deadliest germs.

TSA Launches "Airside" Security Program for Airports

Officials hope to bolster coordination between airport operators, airlines, and local law enforcement to better secure airport tarmacs and service areas.

Draft Security Plans for the World Trade Center Modeled Off London's Ring of Steel

Critics say the plan will create a traffic nightmare.

Belgrade Embassy Lacked Proper Setback

The recently attacked U.S. Embassy in Belgrade did not meet a key security perimeter setback standard, a State Department security official acknowledges.

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U.S. Embassy in Belgrade Attacked

Protesters angered over Kosovar independence attacked the U.S. Embassy in the Serbian capital of Belgrade today. (updated)

Illinois Campus Shooting Tests Security Plan--Also, Shooter Off Meds But Had No Prior Police Contact

Yesterday's tragic shooting at Northern Illinois University again highlights the need for schools to have alert plans.

U.N. to Investigate Security at its Global Compounds

The U.N. will review its security protocols after the suicide bombings that rocked the U.N.'s headquarters in Algeria's capital.

Virtual Border Fencing A Go Despite Problems

Virtual fencing, to be deployed by the Department of Homeland Security, may not work as contractor promised.
 




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