NEWS & ANALYSIS
Jan 05, 2009 -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.
Dec 22, 2008 -The United States is already helping a coalition of navies combat piracy off Somalia's coast, but as The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday, it may have bigger problems: young Somali-American men are traveling back to their homeland to fight with Islamist militias against the interim government.
Dec 19, 2008 -Foreign hackers have accessed between half and all of the U.S. government and military computers they “have an interest in,” according to one analyst.
Dec 18, 2008 -Brazilian logging companies have hired hackers to break into their country's government's Web-based permit system to allow them to harvest many more trees than allowed, according to Greenpeace's blog.
Dec 17, 2008 -The United Nations Security Council unanimously voted yesterday to authorize nations to use force against pirates on land or on sea, according to The Sydney Morning Herald.
Dec 16, 2008 -India continues to try to overhaul its security apparatus with two new pieces of legislation after at least 10 terrorists massacred approximately 170 people during a four-day murder spree that ended with all but one of the 10 known attackers dead.
Dec 15, 2008 -Greyhound Lines Inc. has instituted heightened security protocols at Canadian bus terminals after multiple passengers have been stabbed and one beheaded while riding buses in cities and across the countryside, reports The Los Angeles Times.
Dec 12, 2008 -Somalia's government and security services have continued an alarming slide into anarchy inland as pirates continue to plunder international vessels off its coast.
Dec 11, 2008 -The Indian government outlined a broad strengthening and reorganization of its security and intelligence agencies after more than 170 people were killed during a terrorist assault on the city in late November.
Dec 08, 2008 -Five Blackwater Worldwide security guards allegedly involved in the September 2007 shooting, which killed 17 in Nisoor Square, have surrendered to authorities today.