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Assessing Chlorine Gas Bombs

- Iraqi insurgents turn to chlorine gas as a weapon of terror, if not mass destruction.

EU Falters on Terrorism

- The EU is disjointed in its antiterror efforts.

Deterring Terrorists, Not Shoppers

- A recent RAND Corp. report ranks the effectiveness of mall security measures against terrorist attacks relative to cost, while a national servey co-sponsored by the ASIS International Foundation assesses security preparedness at malls across the U.S.

Insurgency and Terrorism: From Revolution to Apocalypse, Second Edition

- Industry leader reviews top text on terrorism.

Presidential Hopefuls on U.S. Security

- Presidential hopefuls Senator Barak Obama (D-IL) and the former governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney each made news yesterday offering how they would improve the security of the United States.

Urban Terror

- The National Academies and the Russian Academy of Sciences share their experience and advice on fighting urban terrorism.

Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives and Issues, Second Edition

- Understanding Terrorism sets the standard as a textbook and baseline for anyone who desires to increase their real-world knowledge of terrorism. It is an enlightening piece to a most difficult puzzle.

The Insurgent That Wasn't

- With all the kinetic commentary on the National Intelligence Estimate's analysis that al Qaeda is resilient and revamping to attack the United States, comes this interesting bit of news about the leader of its affiliate in Iraq, al Qaeda in Mesopotamia: He's a ghost.

3 Found Guilty of Failed 2005 London Bombings

- The BBC reports that three men have been found guilty of plotting to carry out suicide bombings on London's transport network on July 21, 2005.

Jihadi Doctors Will Attack U.S.?

- The United Kingdom's Daily Telegraph features a disturbing piece on terrorist discussion of doctors striking the United States, as in last week's botched attacks in London and Glasgow .

White House Wants 3 New Categories for Detainees

- Ever since enemy combatants in the "war on terrorism" were detained at Guantanamo prison, a debate has raged between those who believe Guantanamo prison and the legal limbo it represents is a necessary evil in this new age of spectacular terrorism and those who believe it is an erosion of our Constitution and the due process rights it affords.

Private Contractors from Iraq Suffering PTSD and Other Problems.

- It's no secret the U.S. military in Iraq relies on a vast army of private contractors - about 126,000 - to help bolster U.S. troops occupying and stabilizing Iraq. But unlike soldiers returning from Iraq suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) who can rely on government care, private contractors who return must face their demons alone, relying on the private healthcare system reports the New York Times.

Counterterrorism

- Terrorism incidents and fatalities, as reported from the State Department for 2006, have risen dramatically worldwide from 2005. Deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan are among those driving the trend.
 




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