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Site Map - Terrorism

The Jihadist's Cookbook

- How much does al Qaeda really know about making biological and chemical weapons?

Terrorism Insurance

- A bill (H.R. 2761) introduced by Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA) that would reauthorize the government-based terrorism insurance program for ten more years has been approved by the House Financial Services Committee. The measure must now be considered by the full House of Representatives.

The Chertoff To-Do List

- The House Homeland Security chairman criticizes the White House's new homeland security strategy and prods the Homeland Security chief to get things done.

Hospital Irradiation Machines a Nuclear Security Risk

- Pentagon panel recommends scrapping the more than 1,000 machines currently in use.

Cyber Citizen-Warriors

- Some ordinary Americans are tracking down jihadi Web sites and applying pressure to service providers to shut them down.

White House Unveils New Homeland Security Strategy

- President Bush lays out his second strategy to protect the nation since 9-11.

Al Qaeda Affiliate Leader Killed in Algeria

- Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb's second-in-command was killed in a firefight with Algerian troops.

Government Leak Compromises Private Intelligence Firm's Methods

- A government leak of an al Qaeda video has tipped off the terrorist organization to its IT vulnerabilities.

Business News

- The ASIS Foundation aids the U.S. government in a victim-services effort, and 9-11 hero Rick Rescorla, CPP, is remembered.

Hunting Terrorists: A Look at the Psychopathology of Terror

- Navarro explores the motivations and personae of terrorists, similarities among terrorists, and behavior patterns. This broad overview would be fine for students studying introductory criminal justice or psychology, but experienced investigators need to know much more about the mind-sets of terrorists and the structure of terrorist organizations.

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.

World Trade Center

- NIST's final report on the collapse of the World Trade Center has been released.
 




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