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Black Tea Could Defend Against Ricin, Researchers Say

- Add opossums and black tea to the list of surprising biological weapon countermeasures.

Morning Security Brief: States Provide More Mental Health Records, TSA Agents Head to London, and San Francisco Settles Lawsuit

- States make more health records available for firearms background checks, TSA agents protect London airports, and a manager in San Francisco reaches a settlement with the city's emergency management department.

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Guantanamo Bay Cases

- The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to consider seven different appeals by prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, affirming the government’s detention of would-be terrorists.

Industry, Lawmaker Question TSA Surface Transportation Security Programs

- Rep. Mike Rogers and industry representatives questioned aspects of TSA surface transportation security programs during a hearing yesterday.

Denver FBI Warns of Jihadist Wildfire Threat

- The FBI’s Denver Field Office has warned Colorado and Wyoming law enforcement of the potential threat that jihadists could start wildfires as a form of terrorist attack.

Bomb-Sniffing Dogs Train to Detect 'Mother of Satan'

- Peroxide-based explosives are one of the newer threats domestically and abroad, said Cody Monday, an ATF dog trainer. ATF teams travel nationwide to train and certify law enforcement and military explosives detection dogs.

Counterinsurgency

- A new Rand study looks at the ways that freedom of movement within a conflict zone could signal the success of counterinsurgency efforts. However, the report warns that the data can be misleading. Read the report online to learn more.

Test Run of Postal Service Anthrax Response Teams Scheduled For May

- This summer, postal workers will deliver empty pill bottles to homes in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area in its first live test of a program designed to provide medicines to residents in the event of a widespread biological attack.

Military Strike on Iran Would Have 'Little Impact' on its Nuclear Weapon Capability

- A military strike on Iran would have little impact on its ability to make nuclear weapons and cause unpredictable escalation on all sides, says researcher. Experts are still trying to determine Hezbollah's U.S. attack capabilities.

Morning Security Brief: Lawmaker's Office Firebombed, DoD Prepared for Cyberattacks, Eco-Terrorists Wanted, and More

- Texas State Senator Wendy Davis’ office was firebombed Tuesday. The DoD says destructive cyberattacks are just over the horizon. The FBI is offering a $50,000 reward for information on three eco-terrorists. And more.

The Day Wall Street Exploded: A Story of America in Its First Age of Terror

- The Day Wall Street Exploded is an account of the events surrounding the September 16, 1920, explosion that killed 38 people and rocked America.

Morning Security Brief: Patriot Movement Explodes, Private Prisons, Cybersecurity Legislation, and More

- Patriot groups have increased by 755 percent during the first three years of the Obama administration. A prison management company offers a controversial deal to states looking to save money. Competing cybersecurity bill is introduced. And more.

Assembling an Archive of Terror: An interview with START director Gary LaFree

- Security Management interviews the nation's premier archivist of terror.
 




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