NEWS & ANALYSIS

U.S. Military Killed or Captured 51 Terrorist Leaders in Iraq

Some captured terrorists claim that the Islamic State of Iraq insurgent group is a front group for al Qaeda and that its leader is fictional.

Jihadi Jailbreak Fails in Belgium

Fourteen suspects have been arrested for plotting to break out of jail an al Qaeda member convicted of planning a terrorist attack against U.S. soldiers in Belgium.

Labour Rises up Against Precharge Detention Extension

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown faces his first insurrection from his Labour Party on the issue of extending precharge detention to 42 days.

Homegrown Terrorists Plead Guilty to Waging War on U.S. Government

Three suspects in a Los Angeles jihadist cell have pled guilty to terrorism conspiracy charges and highlight the problem of violent radicalization in U.S. prisons.

From the Archives: How Should Malls Address Terrorism?

A Security Management article from July 2003 examined how Israel protects its shopping centers from terrorist attack.

Algiers Bombing Kills 67

Al Qaeda's North African affiliate is believed to be the culprit.

Britain Looks to Increase Precharge Detention to 42 Days

Prime Minister Gordon Brown and his Home Secretary are seeking a maximum of 42 days to hold terrorism suspects without charge in exceptional circumstances.

Saudi Forum Asks U.N. to Outlaw Extremism Online

Forum statement wants U.N. to press member states to criminalize the use of information technology to spread extremism.

UK Security Chief Warns of Dirty Bomb Attack

Home Secretary Jacqui Smith asked the British public to be vigilant over the holidays as Slovak police arrest three men they say had enough enriched uranium for a dirty bomb.

Fusion Centers' Mission Failure?

The GAO finds that state fusion centers have drifted from their original counterterrorism mission while center officials complain of federal government neglect.
 




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