NEWS & ANALYSIS

Surveillance Legislation Expected

A bill to overhall the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) has reportedly been drafted by the chairmen of the House Intelligence Committee and the House Judiciary Committee.

Public Information Can Aid Terrorists, Says Report

A new RAND report says publicly available information can make an attack easier for terrorists to perpetrate.

Remote-Control Toys a Terrorism Risk?

Toy remote controls may pose a terrorism risk, says TSA.

Saudi Sheik Says No to Jihad in Iraq

The cleric says Saudi youth used as tools in "heinous acts."

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.
 




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