NEWS & ANALYSIS

Turkey Says Significant Bombing Averted

The BBC News reports that "Sniffer dogs detected a van stuffed with explosives in the centre of the city, preventing a 'possible catastrophe,' Governor Kemal Onal said."

In Memoriam

Today marks the sixth anniversary of September, 11, 2001. On that crystal clear morning, 2,998 people perished due to terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and in a downed plane on a stretch of land in Pennsylvania. Five of the victims were members of ASIS International. Each died as a result of the attacks on the World Trade Center.

Will Belgium Go the Way of Yugoslavia or Czechoslovakia?

Belgium's three-month crisis continues. Is disintegration round the corner?

Osama Bin Trotsky?

Is Osama Bin Laden reading Marx and Chomsky?

Six Years After, America Better Protected

Two experts say that homeland security and intelligence efforts are more integrated and robust since that fateful September morning in 2001.

Explosions Rip Through Mexican Oil Pipelines

Five pipelines hit, no injuries reported.

Court Strikes Down Patriot Act Provision

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has declared a provision of the USA PATRIOT Act unconstitutional.

Report : TSA Lax on Cargo Security

A report by the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) Inspector General contends that the agency's policies are making it easier to place explosives or other dangerous items in cargo carried aboard passenger aircraft.

Al Qaeda's Resurgence Assessed

The Washington Post’s Craig Whitlock reports on al Qaeda’s resurgence.

CCTV Can Offer Early Warning of Crowd Panic Problems

The New Scientist reports on new research findings that analysis of surveillance camera footage could help people spot and warn of dangerous tensions developing in crowds that are on the verge of panic, which might allow officials to avert the problem.
 




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