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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.

From the Archive: Calculating the Margin of Terror

- How likely is it that Hezbollah in Lebanon would launch suicide attacks or engage in kidnappings during an election year? Professor V.S. Subrahmanian, head of the University of Maryland’s Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, said that the right data combined with the right software can answer that question.

UN Official Suggests Formation of a Bioagent Watchdog

- A UN official says there should be a global organization keeping an eye on facilities with the ability to manufacture biological weapons.

Terrorist Rehabilitation: The U.S. Experience in Iraq

- In their excellent book, Ami Angell and Rohan Gun­ar­atna provide a detailed account of a program that covered everything from the complexity of detainee operations to the challenges involved in rehabilitation programs.

Wanted Dead or Alive: Manhunts from Geronimo to Bin Laden

- Beginning with Geronimo and ending with Osama Bin Laden, this book describes strategic manhunts conducted by the United States military in pursuit of America’s enemies.
 




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