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Turkish Military Grows Restless

- U.S. Official warns of possible coup in Turkey

Blackwater USA Leads Security Firms in Iraqi Shootings

- Private security contractor accused of more militant, aggressive stance.

Business News

- The latest deals, contracts, and announcements from the security industry. Plus, ASIS welcomes five new board members.

Smart Solutions to Security Problems

- The Royal Ontario Museum’s expansion goes hand in hand with a security upgrade

Keeping Normandy Plans Off the Front Page

- A status report on a chemical-detection system, when to keep technological innovations close to the vest, and Alaska’s head of homeland security.

Business News

- The Reduction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) directive that took effect in July for countries in the European Union may have the effect of raising prices for security hardware in Europe.

Climate Change Could Be This Century's Greatest Risk

- Australia's top police officer is calling climate change this century's top security risk.

New Frontier

- You may think Star Wars is fiction. In fact, the need to secure the final frontier is already an issue today.

Privacy

- The European Court of Justice has ruled that an information-sharing agreement between the United States and the European Union (EU) is invalid because it violates EU laws.

Drug Trade

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Explosives

- A bill (H.R. 4422) introduced by Rep. Christopher Shays (R-CT) would require each state to submit a written report on state agencies that store or keep explosive materials. The report, which would be submitted to the Attorney General at regular intervals, would also note which materials had been transported in interstate or foreign commerce.

Rogue Nukes Program Possible

- North Korea and Iran present probably the biggest threat of rogue nations gaining nuclear weapons. Other countries pose a danger as well, but a main watchdog over nuclear weapons, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), is hampered in its ability to ensure that nations are not developing clandestine weapons programs. @ The GAO report, including recommendations for future action, is at SM Online.

Online Fraud

- The 7th Annual Online Fraud Report finds that online retailers are hit with fraud from international orders at a rate that is twice the overall average.
 




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