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Teaming Up to Reduce Risk

- Universities are using threat assessment teams to help identify at-risk students and keep them from harming themselves or others.Sidebar: Navigating Privacy Protections

Terrorists Go for Broke

- Right-wing radicals in the United States are using financial guerilla tactics to attack the government indirectly.

SAFE Port Act

- The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) finds measured progress and lingering challenges in implementation of 2006's SAFE Port Act, which sets schedules and guidelines for import container screening, port facility security plans, and institution of the long-delayed Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).

Worldwide Terrorism by Target

- Quarterly target data on terrorist incidents from the MIPT Terrorism Knowledge Base. (Numbers are through the 3rd quarter of 2007.)

A Site for Safe Transit

- As the United States examines how best to secure its mass transit systems, it may be helpful to look at what its northern neighbor is doing.

State Perspective - Minnesota

- Interview with Kris Eide, director of Homeland Security and Emergency Management for the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.

Measured Steps Toward Safer Ports

- A recent congressional oversight committee hearing on port security says progress is mixed.

The Question of a Heartland Quake

- While rare, earthquakes in the Midwest pose a greater danger than earthquakes in the West because of soil types and building codes.

Smashing Intelligence Stovepipes

- Washington State's fusion center offers a model for melding intelligence from multiple public and private sources.

Worldwide Terrorism by Tactic

- Quarterly tactic data on terrorist incidents from the MIPT Terrorism Knowledge Base.

Safer Imports from China?

- A new agreement looks to bolster the safety of Chinese exports to the United States.

State Perspective - Mississippi

- Interview with Mike Womack, executive director of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency.

Bioterror Detection Draws Closer

- New technology tests for pathogens.
 




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