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Great Plains, Great Plans

- At Wichita State University, located in the heart of the great plains state of Kansas, security found distinct solutions for protecting the sports stadium and the campus library.

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.

Defend America

- Chesapeake Innovation Center (CIC), a homeland security business 'accelerator' that links start-ups with major users of security technology, held a contest for firms developing new technologies in the aid of homeland security. Read the results.

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.

Countersurveillance Foils Attacks

- Countersurveillance helps foil attacks.

The True Path to Protection

- There may be many paths to enlightenment, but the only way to ensure VIP protection is with solid planning and coordination among all the parties, as was the case when Rutgers University hosted the Dalai Lama.

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.

Disaster Prevention

- Disaster prevention.

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.

DHS Vacancies Hurt National Preparedness

- The House Homeland Security Committee released a report today detailing "critical leadership vacancies" at the Department of Homeland Security due to the department's seeming "overpolitization" of top posts.

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.
 




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