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Transit Security May Now Be on Fast Track

- Legislators are looking into the feasibility of mass transit security standards.

Terrorism and the Iraq Effect

- The Iraq War has not drawn out a fixed number of jihadists but has instead grown their ranks globally according to a new report.

Homeland Security

- A bill (S. 4) designed to implement the final recommendations of the 9-11 Commission has been approved by the Senate and has been received by the House of Representatives. [A companion bill (H.R. 1) has been approved by the House and is now pending in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.]

Terrorism

- Soon after convening in January, the House of Representatives approved H.R. 1, a bill that would implement the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission that were not enacted in the prior Congress. While the 9/11 Commission had much support, concerns about the costs and practical challenges of implementing all of its recommendations remain. For that reason, this bill is not expected to sail as expeditiously to passage in the Senate.

Shining Light on Nuclear Nightmare

- The medical response demands of a nuclear attack.

Numbers

- 30 The number of terrorist plots actively under investigation by the British Security Service (BSS). These plots, according to the BSS, involve 1,600 individuals and at least 200 terrorist networks.

Economics of Terrorism

- Another RAND report looks at al Qaeda’s attacks from 1993 to 2004 and finds that al Qaeda is attempting to cripple the U.S. economy.

Terrorism

- Has the Iraq War revitalized al Qaeda and increased the rate and lethality of jihadist terrorist attacks worldwide? Find out why some experts say yes.

Terrorism Today: The Past, the Players, the Future, Third Edition

- The years since September 11 have seen a proliferation of experts, organizations, seminars, overpriced conferences, and books all relating to terrorism. But Clifford Simonsen and Jeremy Spindlove have updated one volume that truly stands out.

The Elusive Roots of Radicalization

- What are the root causes of radicalization?

Agro-Guard

- Learn how Agro-Guard, a community policing program developed by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the Dodge City Sheriff's department, can help police and producers spot threats and prevent agroterrorism.

Bioterrorism: A Guide for Facility Managers

- A superb primer on protecting buildings from biological and chemical terrorism.

America, Wake Up! Terror Prevention Steps We Must Take Now

- Topics include granting police powers to private security officers.
 




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