NEWS & ANALYSIS
Feb 17, 2010 -Security costs for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, Canada, originally projected at less than $200 million, are expected to reach $1 billion, according to The New York Times.
Jan 26, 2010 -In an effort to help secure this summer’s FIFA World Cup in South Africa, the British government will prohibit more than 3,000 known troublemakers from traveling to the tournament.
Oct 19, 2009 -A deadly weekend gun battle between warring gangs in Rio de Janeiro has Brazilian authorities pledging they will get a grip on security before the Olympic torch hits their violence-prone streets, according to the The Christian Science Monitor.
Jan 21, 2009 -Despite terrorism threats released Monday night by homeland security officials, yesterday's inauguration of President Barack Obama at the Capitol came and went without serious incident.
Jan 14, 2009 -U.S. intelligence officials have found no credible terrorism threats to this year's Super Bowl, but a joint FBI and DHS intelligence assessment found gaps in security.
Jan 05, 2009 -The Washington, DC, area's law enforcement is bracing for an expanded inauguration day like no other, reports The Washington Post. Because of the historic nature of the event, security officials have to prepare for a long weekend rather than just President-elect Barack Obama's parade and swearing-in ceremony on January 20.
Dec 11, 2008 -Federal and state officials tasked with protecting President-elect Barack Obama's Inauguration Day celebrations broadly outlined their security strategy today as the nation's capital prepares for an unprecedented mass gathering.
Nov 05, 2008 -As more than a hundred thousand people descended on Grant Park in Chicago to watch Senator Barack Obama's victory speech last night, layers upon layers of security protected the president-elect.
Aug 05, 2008 -Security concerns are on the rise in Beijing, where the Olympic games open Friday.
Jul 18, 2008 -The Communist state warns that the Olympic Games is under the shadow of an "unsurpassed" terrorist threat.