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Defusing Radical Islam

- Sufism might have the power to deradicalize Muslim militants because the peaceful sect adheres to the basics of Islam without the tendency to violence.

What 2012 Terrorism Statistics Reveal

- A recent report gives details on terrorist attacks worldwide, discusses how terrorist threats have evolved, and notes how governments are responding.

Morning Security Brief: “Stand Your Ground” Laws Analyzed, Al Qaeda Official Killed, Cost of Sexual Assaults, and More

- “Stand Your Ground” laws draw fire after the Zimmerman verdict, Al Qaeda’s Yemen-based branch announces that its second in command was killed by a U.S. drone strike, and a RAND report says that sexual assault in the military cost the United States billions last year.

Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano Resigns

- Janet Napolitano, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, has announced that she is resigning her post to be nominated as the next president of the University of California (UC) system.

Morning Security Brief: Alleged Bombers Planned More Attacks, Court Reverses Fraud Convictions, and More

- Authorities suspect that the alleged Boston bombers had more attacks planned, a federal appeals court reverses a fraud conviction based on the “honest services” theory, and the fertilizer facility in West, Texas, was storing ammonium nitrate.

Victory in War: Foundations of Modern Strategy, 2nd Edition

- This book offers a foundation for critical thinking by both clarifying and mystifying the concept of winning at war.

Audits Reveal Security Flaws at CDC Biolabs

- After private government audits, the laboratories at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have been cited for improperly securing potential bioterror agents and for a lack of training given to employees who work with them.

Terrorism

- A new report explores why terrorist groups die off and whether government intervention can help speed the process. The report also discusses how factors such as the age of the organization can affect its demise.

The End of Terror

- Terrorist groups are most likely to die off when their leaders are removed, but the timing and circumstance of the change are important factors.

Terrorist Financing, Money Laundering, and Tax Evasion

- This book covers a crucial element in the worldwide battle against terror and provides an academic viewpoint of many of the issues surrounding the ability to quantitatively measure the performance of financial intelligence units.

Eco-Warriors, Nihilistic Terrorists and the Environment

- All in all, this book has some merits. It gives a comprehensive view of the current status of terrorism and presents some stimulating thoughts and ideas.

Operation Backfire: Eleven Down, Two to Go

- The largest eco-terrorism case in U.S. history may be closing in on its final chapters.

FBI Adds Terrorist Rapper to Most Wanted List

- Omar Hammami is just as comfortable in the studio as he his carrying an AK-47. Since 2009, he’s released about a half-dozen rap tracks celebrating martyrdom and condemning the United States and Israel. Now his face will appear on posters at a post office near you.
 




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