NEWS & ANALYSIS

Saudi Arabia Cracks Down on Suspected Terrorists

The Saudi regime says it arrested 701 suspected terrorists so far this year. More than 500 still remain in prison.

Royal Dutch Shell Offshore Oil Facility Attacked

Nigerian militants say the incident shows no oil installation is safe from their attacks.

China Ratchets Up Security Before Olympic Games

The Chinese government has deployed a counterterrorism force of 100,000 to protect the Olympic Games from terrorist attack and public unrest.

Sexual Assaults on Cruise Liners May Be More Frequent Than Previously Reported

Victims' rights advocates allege the cruise industry minimizes the amount of sexual assaults that take place on their ships.

U.K.: Third Data Breach in One Week

Prime Minister Gordon Brown tells his cabinet to make sure top civil servants follow proper data protection policies.

Poor Pandemic Advice for European Companies

A British expert says EU governments need to improve the quality of the information given to corporations preparing for a flu pandemic.

British Superhacker Fights Extradition to the U.S.

British hacker Gary McKinnon says U.S. prosecutors tried to intimidate him into taking a plea bargain or face up to 60 years in prison on terrorism-related charges for breaking into U.S. government computer networks.

U.K.: Another Set of Sensitive Intel Documents Left on Train

In another intelligence breach, more classified documents were found on a British commuter train.

U.K: Bill to Hold Suspected Terrorists for 42 Days Passes

The British House of Commons passed the measure by nine votes.

Better News from Iraq

Why the U.S. is making more progress in Iraq than is generally reported
 




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