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Islamic Extremism

- The rise of Islamic extremism is evaluated in this report.

Saudi Sheik Says No to Jihad in Iraq

- The cleric says Saudi youth used as tools in "heinous acts."

Middle East, Asia Drive Up Terrorism

- A look at trends in terrorist targets, methods, and research.

Pandemic Resources for Business

- Thwarting spy cameras, security for competitive advantage, pandemic resources, female suicide bombers, and laptop lessons

Detecting Early Sign of Trouble

- In a world of increasing threats and less time to react, forward-looking threat assessments are more important than ever.

Airtight Security

- Find out how Lufthansa Cargo AG has ramped up security at its facilities in Germany.

The Next Attack: The Failure of the War on Terror and a Strategy for Getting It Right

- Benjamin and Simon slam the current administration, claiming that the war in Iraq has caused the United States to lose even more face in the Arab world and has drawn terrorists to Iraq to fight U.S. troops.

Security Gets Offensive

- Reactive security is so 20th century. Today’s mantra is adding to the corporate bottom line, generating return on investment, or serving as a source of competitive advantage. The problem is how to turn the jargon into reality. Rachel Briggs and Charlie Edwards, who work for the security arm of the British think tank Demos, have spent a year examining multinational companies, seeking the ones that best align security with business objectives. They’ve found six common attributes of the most successful companies.

Intellectual Property

- Efforts to reduce piracy and counterfeiting of goods are reviewed in this GAO report.

Is the CIA Too Cautious

- Former CIA agent Robert Baer on intelligence reform, an update on secure building design, and a conversation with New Mexico’s director of homeland security.

Olympics Results Not All Downhill

- Although Italy and the United States have close counterterrorism ties, U.S. agencies weren’t able to formally assess Italy’s operational security plans due to lack of access to sensitive information. They improvised by using “established relationships with their Italian counterparts to develop a working knowledge of Italy’s plans and capabilities for providing security,” according to a GAO report. @ Read the report at SM Online.

Knockoff: The Deadly Trade in Counterfeit Goods

- Lots of people have fake Rolex watches, Coach bags, or movies on DVD. Though some people justify these as “innocent” copies that democratize purchasing power, manufacturers see them as a significant funding source for organized crime, which is destroying the hard work of the world’s watch, designer bag, film, and other industries. But is this trade in counterfeit goods really deadly, as the author of Knockoff claims?

Infiltration: How Muslim Spies and Subversives Have Penetrated Washington

- If true, this book is terrifying. If false, it’s wildly irresponsible. Sperry writes an alarming exposé of how Muslims have been secretly infiltrating American society, government, and culture, all the while pretending to be peace-loving and patriotic, while actually supporting violent jihad to turn the United States into an Islamic state.
 




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