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Training in Israel for Terrorism in the U.S.

- When it comes to defending against suicide bombers and other terrorist tactics, the United States has much to learn from other countries that have developed effective measures through years of painful experience. With that in mind, a group of private security professionals and state and local law enforcement officials recently traveled to Israel and took part in an intensive seven-day training program hosted by Security Solutions International (SSI), a security training company located in Miami, Florida.

EU Works to Secure its Supply Chain

- A new risk-assessment system is expected to detect numerous potential threats as part of a broader EU customs modernization.

Organized Crime is Another Threat to Iraq, Says Top General

- Success against al Qaeda has given way to nonsectarian crimes.

Mexican Gangs May Have Bombed Pemex

- Drug cartels are becoming more violent and more politicized, creating a critical challenge for the Mexican and U.S. governments.

Not So Clean in Chile

- A new report faults Chile for not prosecuting Chilean companies engaging in bribery abroad.

International Anticounterfeiting Agreement Proposed

- U.S. Trade Representative says counterfeiting is a threat to the world economy.

Bin Laden Hopes Iraqis Will Unite Against United States

- Sunni insurgents must unite and fight as one, says al Qaeda's leader.

Piracy on the Rebound

- Modern pirates make huge profits by plundering ships.

Foreign Airport Repair Shops Present Security Risks

- Congress and security experts fear terrorists could stash explosives in plane parts and cavities.

Italy Leads Europe in Bank Robberies

- Italy's bank robbers are the busiest in Europe, but they are not the most productive

Afghanistan Shuts Down Two Private Security Firms

- 10 more firms on list for closure, some of them Western-based.

Iraqi Police Failing Counterterrorism Mission Due to Corruption, Sectarianism

- Italian police agency called in to help retrain Iraqi police.

Safer Skies over Russia

- Russia’s Transportation Ministry has ordered airlines to improve customer service or risk losing their operating licenses
 




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