09/25/2007 - If true, this book is terrifying. If false, it’s wildly irresponsible. Sperry writes an alarming exposé of how Muslims have been secretly infiltrating American society, government, and culture, all the while pretending to be peace-loving and patriotic, while actually supporting violent jihad to turn the United States into an Islamic state.
09/24/2007 - Chemical facilities are making progress. Find out which ones have dramatically reduced the risk of harm from hazardous chemicals. (CAP’s Preventing Toxic Terrorism: How Some Chemical Facilities are Removing Danger to American Communities and the National Research Council’s Terrorism and Chemical Infrastructure: Protecting People and Reducing Vulnerabilities are both available at SM Online.)
09/20/2007 - Detonating an improvised explosive device using a remote trigger like a cell phone or remote-controlled car is a fairly simple task. Preventing the bomb from exploding using localized jamming technology is an equally simple task, but currently first responders at the state and local levels are not given access to these types of technologies, says Howard Melamed, president and CEO of Cellantenna Corp, which distributes similar devices.
09/20/2007 - U.S. air transportation system is an attractive target for a chemical or biological attack, according to the National Research Council’s (NRC's) Committee on Assessment of Security Technologies for Transportation; however, there are no “specific strategies, approaches, or procedures” developed by the air transportation system to defend against such attacks.