NEWS & ANALYSIS

Mexico Will Not Fail, Embassy Official Says

Despite American concerns to the contrary, Mexico will not become a failed state as the government battles drug trafficking organizations, said a Mexican embassy official today.

Former Israeli Minister Says Government Must Take Fight to Organized Crime

There's another war on terrorism going on inside Israel, argues one of the country's former deputy defense ministers, but this battle is between law enforcement and organized crime.

Combined Tactics Made It Difficult to Fight Mumbai Terror Attack, Report Says

The combination of tactics used by ten terrorists that laid seige to Mumbai, India, for 60 hours made it difficult for law enforcement and security agencies to adequately respond, according to a RAND report.

U.S. Navy Nears Deal with Unidentified Country to Prosecute Somali Pirates

The U.S. Navy is close to brokering a deal with an unidentified country to prosecute Somali pirates its captures at sea.

Mexican Army Sends 2,000 Troops to Violent Juarez

As violence spirals out of control in the Mexican border town of Cuidad Juarez, the Mexican government sent 2,000 rested troops there Monday as the murder toll this year surpassed 35, according to yesterday's El Paso Times.

Coalition of Cybersecurity Organizations Reveals 25 Most Dangerous Programming Errors

Underscoring the importance of cybersecurity for the private and public sectors, a coalition of the world's leading cybersecurity organizations has jointly released a list of the 25 most dangerous programming errors that can lead to vulnerabilities easily exploited by cybercriminals and cyberspies.

Rockets Fired Into Northern Israel from Lebanon

Both the governments of Israel and Lebanon downplayed rocket fire from southern Lebanese territory today, which struck northern Israel as fears rise that a second front may open over the conflict in the Gaza Strip.

Hackers Take the Fight Over Gaza Online

As Israel continues its military campaign inside the Gaza Strip for the 12th consecutive day to cripple Hamas' ability to shoot rockets into its territory, both pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian hacker groups have taken up the fight online.

2009's "Black Swans" for International Security

Which ominous "black swans" might test President-elect Obama's new administration and international security as a whole?

Hezbollah May Launch Attacks Against Northern Israel, Warns General

As Israel's military attacks on the Gaza Strip enter the tenth day, an Israeli general is warning that Hezbollah, an Iranian-backed Shia terrorist organization, may use Palestinian proxy groups to launch attacks against northern Israel.
 




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