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Jargon Watch

- Demystifying terms used in the security industry.

Al Qaeda's Most Wanted Operatives

- Foreign Policy lists the organization's six top operatives still at large.

Dying to Kill: The Allure of Suicide Terror

- Mia Bloom, an assistant professor of political science at the University of Cincinnati, tries to explain what motivates suicide bombers.

U.S. Surveillance Uncovered German Jihadists' Plot

- U.S. head of intelligence confirms FISA helped U.S.uncover plot to attack American interests in Germany.

German Islamic Group Claims Credit for Attack

- According to an AP report in USA Today,"The German Interior Ministry said Tuesday that the Islamic Jihad Union militant group has taken responsibility for planning last week's foiled terror bombings in Germany, adding that the U.S. air base at Ramstein was a target as well as U.S. and Uzbek consulates in Germany."

Security Experts Doing the Match

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Turkey Says Significant Bombing Averted

- The BBC News reports that "Sniffer dogs detected a van stuffed with explosives in the centre of the city, preventing a 'possible catastrophe,' Governor Kemal Onal said."

In Memoriam

- Today marks the sixth anniversary of September, 11, 2001. On that crystal clear morning, 2,998 people perished due to terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and in a downed plane on a stretch of land in Pennsylvania. Five of the victims were members of ASIS International. Each died as a result of the attacks on the World Trade Center.

Aptitude for Destruction: Case Studies of Organizational Learning in Five Terrorist Groups

- Jemaah Islamiyah, Aum Shinrikyo, Hizballah, the Provisional Irish Republican Army, and the radical environmentalist movement are singled out for case studies in volume two of this RAND examination of how terrorists learn.

Osama Bin Trotsky?

- Is Osama Bin Laden reading Marx and Chomsky?

Six Years After, America Better Protected

- Two experts say that homeland security and intelligence efforts are more integrated and robust since that fateful September morning in 2001.

Al Qaeda's Resurgence Assessed

- The Washington Post’s Craig Whitlock reports on al Qaeda’s resurgence.

Fritz, the German Jihadist

- Concentrating solely on race or ethnicity in counterterrorism efforts is a flawed approach that creates an opportunity for the terrorists.
 




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