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Counterinsurgency

- A new Rand study looks at the ways that freedom of movement within a conflict zone could signal the success of counterinsurgency efforts. However, the report warns that the data can be misleading. Read the report online to learn more.

Test Run of Postal Service Anthrax Response Teams Scheduled For May

- This summer, postal workers will deliver empty pill bottles to homes in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area in its first live test of a program designed to provide medicines to residents in the event of a widespread biological attack.

Military Strike on Iran Would Have 'Little Impact' on its Nuclear Weapon Capability

- A military strike on Iran would have little impact on its ability to make nuclear weapons and cause unpredictable escalation on all sides, says researcher. Experts are still trying to determine Hezbollah's U.S. attack capabilities.

Morning Security Brief: Lawmaker's Office Firebombed, DoD Prepared for Cyberattacks, Eco-Terrorists Wanted, and More

- Texas State Senator Wendy Davis’ office was firebombed Tuesday. The DoD says destructive cyberattacks are just over the horizon. The FBI is offering a $50,000 reward for information on three eco-terrorists. And more.

The Day Wall Street Exploded: A Story of America in Its First Age of Terror

- The Day Wall Street Exploded is an account of the events surrounding the September 16, 1920, explosion that killed 38 people and rocked America.

Morning Security Brief: Patriot Movement Explodes, Private Prisons, Cybersecurity Legislation, and More

- Patriot groups have increased by 755 percent during the first three years of the Obama administration. A prison management company offers a controversial deal to states looking to save money. Competing cybersecurity bill is introduced. And more.

Assembling an Archive of Terror: An interview with START director Gary LaFree

- Security Management interviews the nation's premier archivist of terror.

Confession Details How Boko Haram Uses Stolen Cars to Support Terrorism Operations

- Stolen cars provide a cheap way for Boko Haram operatives to amass VBIEDs and pass through security checkpoints, according to a captured member's confession. He also revealed internal fighting over loot, which analysts say could be a sign of increasing fragmentation.

Morning Security Brief: Underwear Bomber Sentencing, Fake Cancer Drugs, Security Biolabs, and More

- The Underwear Bomber faces sentencing today. The FDA is investigating how fake cancer drugs ended up in circulation. Reuters examines how biolabs are secured. And more.

Return of The Troubles?

- Dissident Republican terror groups want to plunge Northern Ireland back into the violence of yesteryear, but they won’t, say peace and justice activists.

U.S. No-Fly List Doubles in One Year

- A year ago the list had around 10,000 known terrorists and now has 21,000, according to government data provided to the Associated Press.

Morning Security Brief: U.S. Terrorism Hot Spots Mapped, Boko Haram Spokesman Arrested, Airborne Smugglers, and More

- A UMD professor maps U.S. terrorism "hot spots." Borko Haram's spokesman talked a little too much. Colorado authorities tight-lipped on smuggling operation running out of the Boulder airport. And more.

Interrupting the Wash Cycle

- There's been progress in the fight against money laundering with compliance efforts at banks, new regulations, and global efforts to crack down on tax havens. But criminals continue to innovate, and they tend to adapt more quickly than the law.
 




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