NEWS & ANALYSIS

New Government, Old Problems

Speakers at a senior-level Washington conference say the next U.S. administration will benefit from plenty of international goodwill, but that won't be enough to deal with key international issues.

Prankster Gets 6 Months in Jail for Terror Hoax

Jake J. Brahm was sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to posting online fraudulent messages that terrorists would detonate dirty bombs at seven NFL stadiums last October.

Some Cops Fail to Report Terrorism Watch List Hits, FBI Says

The man in charge of the nation's terrorist "watch list" says state and local cops find dozens of matches on the street each day, but fail to report all of them to the FBI.

WMD Video not al Qaeda, Say Terrorism Experts

A video calling for WMD attacks against the West, said to be slated for release today, is not the work of al Qaeda but a crude fan video created by jihadi enthusiasts.

Online Gold and Silver Transactions Could Attract Money Launderers and Terrorists

A classified Canadian report says that Web sites operated by "digital precious metal operators" could be exploited for money laundering and terrorist financing.

Terrorism in Decline, Canadian Study Says

Report says the way U.S. institutions calculate terrorism is flawed and politically motivated.

Jane's Releases Terrorism Map

The company says the map combined with its other products can help businesses manage their risk in dangerous regions better.

Jihadists May Attack European Football Championships, Swiss Police Report

Police cite online jihadist chatter as reason for their fear.

DHS Invests in Hi-Tech Antiterrorism Buoys

DHS hopes the hi-tech buoys will provide an inexpensive alternative to the current practice of aircraft and satellite surveillance.

Terrorism Fatalities Up in 2007

In its annual terrorism report, the State Department cites a sustained threat from al Qaeda, and offers to remove North Korea removal from its list of state terrorism sponsors if it de-nuclearizes.
 




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