NEWS & ANALYSIS

Transportation Worker Program Finally Set to Start

The beleaguered Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program's start date has finally been announced by the Department of Homeland Security.

FBI Director Mueller Discusses Terrorism Threat

Al Qaeda is not, in the words of FBI Director Robert Mueller, "an organization that will go quietly into the night." Speaking recently to the Council on Foreign Relations, Mueller said that "Just as the FBI has changed and developed new tactics to confront al Qaeda’s asymmetrical warfare, al Qaeda has also adapted." He spoke of a "three-tiered threat."

Cold War Icon Takes on Terror

Henry Kissinger spoke about the threats from radical Islam to national and international security at the ASIS International 53rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits.

His New Jihad

One of the Bali bombers has turned against jihadism. Now he's helping the police in a controversial counterterrorism strategy and trying to steer others away from extremism.

Vocal Terrorism

Synthetic voice technology could lead to identity theft and other ills say British scientists.

The Five Urban Legends of Terrorism

Why counterterrorism officials should look north of our border and not south.

Al Qaeda's Most Wanted Operatives

Foreign Policy lists the organization's six top operatives still at large.

U.S. Surveillance Uncovered German Jihadists' Plot

U.S. head of intelligence confirms FISA helped U.S.uncover plot to attack American interests in Germany.

German Islamic Group Claims Credit for Attack

According to an AP report in USA Today,"The German Interior Ministry said Tuesday that the Islamic Jihad Union militant group has taken responsibility for planning last week's foiled terror bombings in Germany, adding that the U.S. air base at Ramstein was a target as well as U.S. and Uzbek consulates in Germany."

Turkey Says Significant Bombing Averted

The BBC News reports that "Sniffer dogs detected a van stuffed with explosives in the centre of the city, preventing a 'possible catastrophe,' Governor Kemal Onal said."
 




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