NEWS & ANALYSIS

IEDs Proliferate from Iraq, Afghanistan

IEDs have become terrorists' weapon of choice and are being used in conflicts far from Afghanistan and Iraq.

Dengue Fever Infects 55,000 in Rio

The mosquito-borne virus has killed 67 in Rio de Janeiro state, as the public and some government officials blame authorities for a flat-footed response.

In Germany, Worries Over Extremists

Germany's top spy tells Der Spiegel that 700 Muslim extremists are under surveillance and that North Africa is a hotbed of jihadism.

Terrorism List Creates Jihadist Solidarity?

A Somali jihadist group says that by branding it a terrorist organization, the United States will strengthened the group's ties with other radical Islamic terrorists.

Canadian Counterterrorism Building Plans Found in Garbage

No word yet whether the government will have to revise the building's plans for security reasons.

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.
 




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