NEWS & ANALYSIS

Many People Internationally Believe al Qaeda Was Not Responsible for 9-11

A new international survey finds that majorities in eight out of 17 countries polled do not believe al Qaeda perpetrated the terrorist attacks of 9-11.

Mexican Crime Wave Drives Personal Security Spending

Wealthy Mexicans are investing in personal security measures ranging from GPS systems to bulletproof clothing.

Researcher Says Russian Government Involved in Georgia Cyber Attacks

A researcher asserts that the Russian government was involved in cyber attacks against Georgia.

Taliban Attack on Arms Plant is Their Deadliest Attack Yet in Pakistan

The attack on an arms plan in Pakistan is part of a ramping up of Taliban activity in Pakistan, according to media reports.

Senate Holds Hearing on Cruise Ship Security

In a Senate subcommittee hearing, witnesses and lawmakers discussed the lack of security standards for cruise ships.

China's Surveillance State from the Olympic Games and Onward

In preparation for the Olympic Games, the Chinese government has installed 300,000 surveillance cameras to monitor the activities of activists, journalists, and visitors for now and into the future.

Britain's e-Passports Can be Counterfeited

The Times (of London) reports Britain's "fake-proof" e-passports can be cloned in less than an hour.

China Tightens Security as Olympics Near

Security concerns are on the rise in Beijing, where the Olympic games open Friday.

Top Al Qaeda Commander Killed in Pakistan

Al Qaeda has confirmed the death of one of its leading commanders in an apparent American airstrike in Pakistan's lawless tribal region.

Al Qaeda in Iraq's Chief May Have Left Iraq for Afghanistan

Intelligence reports and al Qaeda in Iraq leaders say the terrorist organization's chief, Abu Ayyub al-Masri, has left Iraq for Afghanistan. Whether that signals the jihad's defeat in Iraq is being debated by the U.S. military, the Sunni insurgency, and Iraqi intelligence.
 




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