NEWS & ANALYSIS

Turkey Says Significant Bombing Averted

The BBC News reports that "Sniffer dogs detected a van stuffed with explosives in the centre of the city, preventing a 'possible catastrophe,' Governor Kemal Onal said."

In Memoriam

Today marks the sixth anniversary of September, 11, 2001. On that crystal clear morning, 2,998 people perished due to terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and in a downed plane on a stretch of land in Pennsylvania. Five of the victims were members of ASIS International. Each died as a result of the attacks on the World Trade Center.

Osama Bin Trotsky?

Is Osama Bin Laden reading Marx and Chomsky?

Six Years After, America Better Protected

Two experts say that homeland security and intelligence efforts are more integrated and robust since that fateful September morning in 2001.

Al Qaeda's Resurgence Assessed

The Washington Post’s Craig Whitlock reports on al Qaeda’s resurgence.

Fritz, the German Jihadist

Concentrating solely on race or ethnicity in counterterrorism efforts is a flawed approach that creates an opportunity for the terrorists.

German Officials Thwart Terrorism Attack

Three radical Islamists are being detained for their alleged involvement in a plot to attack the U.S. Ramstein airbase and the Frankfurt's international airport.

Everything is Not Terrorism

If terrorist motivation cannot be found, arson should be prosecuted under the normal criminal code.

New Anthrax Vaccine Possible

An exotic anthrax vaccine administered in just a couple of doses through the nose could provide better protection than the standard vaccine, according to a report in Newscientist.com.

The Power of Small Groups to Wreak Havoc in 21st Century Cities

With the earth's population now more concentrated in cities than rural areas for the first time in history, small groups can wreak havoc like never before. A new report looks at the implications.
 




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