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Terrorism and Homeland Security, Eighth Edition

- The text remains objective and offers a plethora of information on various terrorist organizations, their recruiting methods, and comparisons of the various terrorist groups.

Micromanaging Terror

- By using managerial tools to conserve resources and control followers, leaders of terrorist groups are making their activities easier to track.

Threat Trends and Possible Strategies

- How terrorists have behaved in recent years yields clues to what tactics they’re likely to use in the years ahead.

Morning Security Brief: Protests in Ukraine Turn Violent, Report on Kenyan Mall Attack, FireEye Finds G20 Summit Hack, and More

- Violent clashes between protesters and riot police in Ukraine's capital; the NYPD releases a report showing how easy it would be for an attack like the one on the mall in Nairobi, Kenya to occur in the United States; FireEye uncovers a hack on the computers of European officials that occurred ahead of this year's G20 summit; and more.

Terrorism’s New Paradigm in West Africa

- A look at threats and solutions in the Sahel region of Africa.

Watching for Biological Threats

- Assessing progress in how the national biosurveillance program is performing.

Bioterrorism

- Read reports on the U.S. government’s BioWatch program. One report discusses current testing procedures and efforts to collaborate with public health systems. Another looks at the government’s acquisition process in purchasing new testing systems.

U.S. Government Counterterrorism: A Guide to Who Does What

- This comprehensive book can help readers understand the vast and complex counterterrorism structure within the U.S. government. The authors discuss how the fight against terrorism has evolved from what was primarily a matter of diplomacy and law enforcement to an issue to be tackled with military solutions.

Counterterrorism

- Counterterrorism uses a multidisciplinary approach to explain all aspects of terrorism in the ever-changing modern world. The book examines the global threat of terrorism and the driving forces behind the measures implemented to combat its spread.

Preparedness: Results and Concerns

- The Boston Marathon bombing shows the value of emergency response planning but federal funding cuts may affect future capabilities nationwide.

Morning Security Brief: Negotiations Continue on Syria, Legislation Thwarted by Leaks, Cargo Truck Safety Questioned, and More

- Secretary of State John Kerry rejects Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s proposed timetable for turning over chemical weapons. Lawmakers say that cybersecurity legislation has been slowed by the Snowden leaks. Incidents involving cargo trucks that leak flammable liquid are not tracked by the government.

Morning Security Brief: Diplomatic Security, TSA Adds Banned Items Feature to Mobile App, iOS Security, And More

- An independent panel recommends that the State Department make diplomatic security a higher priority, the TSA adds a search capability to its mobile app for passengers to search banned items, Apple iOS gets a new access control patent, and more.

Morning Security Brief: British Rejects Military Move in Syria, Al Qaeda's role in Syria, So-Called U.S. "Black Budget" Leaked

- British parliament votes to reject the use of military force in Syria; a CNN.com opinion piece outlines how an al Qaeda affiliate is aiding the opposition forces in Syria; and Snowden leaks the so-called U.S. "black budget" with details about spy-agency spending.
 




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