Site Map - Terrorism

Rethinking the War on Terrorism

- After the terrorist attacks in the United States and the United Kingdom, the U.K. government ramped up counterterrorism police powers, causing critics to say they had gone too far. Those powers have now been reexamined and are being modified.

Indonesian Jihadists Embrace Small Cells and Targeted Attacks

- The Indonesian government must quickly develop prevention strategies to combat a new trend toward low-cost, small-scale terrorist attacks committed by tiny decentralized cells of jihadis, according to an international nongovernmental organization.

The Ethics of Terrorism: Innovative Approaches from an International Perspective

- Renowned academics and professional police managers from around the world offer solid analysis and no easy answers regarding terrorism across 17 lectures.

Air Force Offering Prizes for Ideas

- The United States Air Force has launched an initiative that offers monetary awards to members of the public who can solve certain problems for the Air Force.

Morning Security Brief: Terrorism and Islam, War on Drugs, and Pakistan Instability

- A New York State terrorism hearing gets heated. A look at progress and problems in the war on drugs. And Pakistan's President discusses the effects of the Afghan war.

Morning Security Brief: Yemen and al Qaeda, Maritime Piracy, and Border Security

- Unrest in Yemen is diverting resources from counterterrorism efforts. Stronger Mace and a vomit-inducing substance are among new tools in fight against piracy. And Sandia Labs develops analytics tool to assess border security technology.

Smartphones Could Double as Bombs, Warns U.S. Court Committee

- Wireless devices like smartphones could pose a bomb threat to federal courts, according to guidance issued last week by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.

Sheriff Says Muslim-Americans Key to Counterterrorism

- Los Angeles Sheriff Leroy Baca told lawmakers that community policing is critical to effective counterterrorism and bristled at congressman's allegations that he is an unwitting tool of CAIR

Open Minds and History Key to Understanding Terror, French Expert Says

- A collaborative approach to security risk analysis aided by historical knowledge can help predict where political violence will arise, a leading French terrorism scholar said Tuesday.

Radical, Religious, and Violent: The New Economics of Terrorism.

- Author and Professor Eli Berman relies on economics rather than religious fanaticism to explain violent Islamist insurgencies and terrorist organizations.

Al Qaeda in Arabian Peninsula is Greatest Terror Threat to U.S., Experts Warn

- The smart, resourceful, and ambitious al Qaeda franchise operating in the fragile state of Yemen is the greatest terrorist threat to the United States, a panel of experts warned lawmakers this morning.

Napolitano Announces New Terror Alert System, Acknowledges Public's Role in Preventing Attacks

- Unlike the old system, the new terror advisory system acknowledges the role all Americans play in keeping the country safe.

Suspected Suicide Bomber Murders Dozens at Moscow Airport

- A suspected suicide bomber today strode into the public area outside the international arrivals portion of Moscow's busiest airport and detonated an explosive device, killing at least 35 people and wounding nearly 170 people.

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