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Morning Security Brief: British Rejects Military Move in Syria, Al Qaeda's role in Syria, So-Called U.S. "Black Budget" Leaked

- British parliament votes to reject the use of military force in Syria; a CNN.com opinion piece outlines how an al Qaeda affiliate is aiding the opposition forces in Syria; and Snowden leaks the so-called U.S. "black budget" with details about spy-agency spending.

Morning Security Brief: U.S. Border Patrol Improves Training, Syrian Hackers Attack NYT, and More

- The GAO reports that the CBP has improved officer training and management. The New York Times and Twitter were hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army. Plus India captures key terrorist.

Funding the Enemy: How U.S. Taxpayers Bank­roll the Taliban

- This is an alarming exposé of how the U.S. government operates in Afghanistan and the challenges it faces, even as it indirectly supports violent jihad. This well-written book exposes top personnel, agencies, and decision makers by naming names associated with the corruption going on in the midst of the Global War on Terrorism.

Morning Security Brief: Dozens killed in Nigeria at Mosque, Increased Security at Manning Trial, IT Security Spending, And More

- Forty-four people were gunned down in Nigeria while praying at a mosque; security is tightened at the trial of Army private Bradley Manning after a video from the courtroom surfaces online; analyst firm Canalys predicts global IT security spending to grow to $30.1 billion by 2017; and more.

Morning Security Brief: "Stop and Frisk" Ruling, Surveillance Controversy Continues, Drug Crime Sentencing Examined, and More

- "Stop and frisk" ruled unconstitutional; Critics say President Obama’s handling of the NSA surveillance scandal is insufficient; Attorney General Eric Holder has announced that low-level drug crimes will carry less severe penalties; most embassies in the Middle East reopen after terrorism scare; and more.

A Look at the Threat of Terrorists Using Liquid Explosives to Saturate Clothes for Stealthier Attacks

- U.S. intelligence sources say terrorists in the Middle East and Africa are using a new "ingenious" process to create hard-to-detect liquid explosives.

Morning Security Brief: SIM Card Security Flaw, Faster Airport Screening, EU Blacklists Hezbollah, and More

- A flaw in the encryption technology used in many SIM cards could make cell phones vulnerable, the U.S. government is offering expedited security screening at airports for a fee, European Union ministers meeting in Brussels today placed Hezbollah on its list of terrorist organizations, and more.

Defusing Radical Islam

- Sufism might have the power to deradicalize Muslim militants because the peaceful sect adheres to the basics of Islam without the tendency to violence.

What 2012 Terrorism Statistics Reveal

- A recent report gives details on terrorist attacks worldwide, discusses how terrorist threats have evolved, and notes how governments are responding.

Morning Security Brief: “Stand Your Ground” Laws Analyzed, Al Qaeda Official Killed, Cost of Sexual Assaults, and More

- “Stand Your Ground” laws draw fire after the Zimmerman verdict, Al Qaeda’s Yemen-based branch announces that its second in command was killed by a U.S. drone strike, and a RAND report says that sexual assault in the military cost the United States billions last year.

Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano Resigns

- Janet Napolitano, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, has announced that she is resigning her post to be nominated as the next president of the University of California (UC) system.

Morning Security Brief: Alleged Bombers Planned More Attacks, Court Reverses Fraud Convictions, and More

- Authorities suspect that the alleged Boston bombers had more attacks planned, a federal appeals court reverses a fraud conviction based on the “honest services” theory, and the fertilizer facility in West, Texas, was storing ammonium nitrate.

Victory in War: Foundations of Modern Strategy, 2nd Edition

- This book offers a foundation for critical thinking by both clarifying and mystifying the concept of winning at war.
 




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