NEWS & ANALYSIS

The Terrorism Threat Online

Terrorism and computer security experts discussed the myriad real and potential terrorism threats emerging online, such as cyberattacks against vital infrastructure and terrorist use of online social networking to aid in their activities.

UN Personnel No Longer Protected From Attack

"Our blue flag does not protect us anymore," UN official says.

Congress Tries to Get a Grip on Private Security Firms

Witnesses and senators alike agreed on the necessity of regulating private security contractors overseas.

Indian Muslims Denounce Terrorism as Un-Islamic

A new declaration adopted by 10,000 participants from 6,000 religious schools says "Islam prohibits killing of innocent people."

U.S. Embassy in Belgrade Attacked

Protesters angered over Kosovar independence attacked the U.S. Embassy in the Serbian capital of Belgrade today. (updated)

Bali's Antiterrorist Fisherman

Police in Bali are using fishermen to watch the island's shoreline for terrorist activity.

Germany Vaults to Top of al Qaeda's Hit List

German officials fear the domestic security situation has deteriorated as the threat of homegrown terrorism has increased.

Norway Faces Rising Jihadist Threat

Norway's new troop contribution to the NATO peacekeeping mission in Afghanistan increases its chance of becoming a victim of jihadist terrorism, says a new police intelligence report.

Counterfeiting, Pandemic Preparedness Among Issues at Singapore Conference

How Johnson & Johnson has revamped its approach to fighting counterfeiters and enlisted the help of Chinese officials was one topic among many at day two of the ASIS International second Asia-Pacific Conference in Singapore.

Highlights from ASIS Security Conference

A former British Army intelligence officer's analysis of the counterterrorism policies of southeastern nations was among the presentations given on the first day of ASIS International’s second Asia-Pacific Conference in Singapore Tuesday.
 




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