08/23/2007 - Brian Michael Jenkins is one of the world’s leading authorities on international terrorism, currently serving as senior advisor to the president of the think tank RAND Corp. He recently published Unconquerable Nation: Knowing our Enemy, Strengthening Ourselves, and Security Management. Assistant Editor Joseph Straw talked with him about the book, terrorism generally, and private security’s role.
08/17/2007 - With the earth's population now more concentrated in cities than rural areas for the first time in history, small groups can wreak havoc like never before. A new report looks at the implications.
08/16/2007 - Via The New York Times:
In a major victory for the Bush administration, a federal jury here found Jose Padilla guilty on terrorism conspiracy charges Thursday after little more than a day of deliberations.
08/16/2007 - First In is one of those uncommon cases. In it, author Gary C. Schroen offers a fascinating firsthand account of the logistical and operational planning behind the CIA’s implementation of the war on terror in Afghanistan.
08/15/2007 - The New York Police Department's Intelligence Division has released a report on the homegrown terrorism threat facing the city and the United States.
The report says that while the threat from al Qaeda's core still persists, a new threat has emerged from radicalized local residents or citizens or both.