NEWS & ANALYSIS

Al Qaeda Harder to Crack than Kremlin

The Washington Post details Western intelligence agencies' many failed attempts to infiltrate al Qaeda.

U.K.: Britain's New National Security Strategy

Prime Minister said the new national security strategy reflects the challenges and threats of a post-Cold War world.

Relationships Critical to Overseas Personnel Protection

Building and maintaining relationships can be the most crucial aspect for protecting an organization's assets and people in volatile regions overseas, a security director told attendees at ASIS International's global terrorism conference.

U.N.: Private Security Contractors Need Oversight

A U.N. working group says private security contractors become mercenaries once they engage in low-intensity conflict or post-conflict situations.

U.K.: Al Qaeda Sleeper Cell Allegedly Found in Met Police Force

MI5 reportedly has the suspected al Qaeda members under 24-hour surveillance.

Security Industry Booming in India

India's rapid industrialization has spurred explosive growth in its private security industry.

Report: Pentagon Mismanaged IED Funding

The government's top watchdog agency says the Pentagon isn't keeping proper track of the more than $1 billion spent each year to fight IEDs overseas.

U.K.: Foreigners and Certain Workers Will Get ID Cards Starting Next Year

The Home Office has backed away from compulsory ID cards for all Britons, yet critics argue the plan is a "stealthy" attempt to accomplish the same result.

Russia's Dangerous Hangover

Dmitry Medvedev will face some unpleasant political, military, and foreign policy choices when he takes over as president in May.

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U.K.: Tories Release New Cybercrime Plan

Britain's opposition party looks to get tough on cybercrime.
 




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