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Risk Management Israeli-Style

- Threats to the state of Israel keep growing in a turbulent Middle East.(Online Exclusive)

Senate Agrees on Terms of Domestic Surveillance Legislation

- Bill to include immunity for telecoms participating in warrantless wiretaps and a review of the law after six years.

DHS Criticized for Overuse of Contractors

- GAO says overreliance on contractors to handle certain functions is unwise because it could allow contractors to inappropriately influence government decisions.

Congress Takes Another Look at Sanctuary Cities

- The Senate has defeated a proposed bill amendment that would withhold funds from sanctuary cities.

The Jihadist's Cookbook

- How much does al Qaeda really know about making biological and chemical weapons?

White House Makes Case Against House FISA Bill

- The White House has put out a fact sheet laying out point by point why it opposes the House bill on FISA restrictions.

Space-based Solar Power Could Aid Security

- A report released this month by the National Security Space Office finds that using space-based solar power is an opportunity for strategic security.

France Eyes CCTV

- France to triple the number of CCTV cameras by 2009.

New Plan for Intelligence Coordination Released

- The nation's head of intelligence sets out his 500 day plan to transform the nation's intelligence infrastructure and practices.

Sleeping on the Job

- USA Today says the Nuclear Regulatory Commission must get better at its oversight of private security guards.

Increase in Illegal Weapons Exports

- Weapons smuggled to China and Iran, says government.

Judge Says No to Social Security No-Match Letters

- Judge rules no-match letters would unfairly discriminate against legal workers and cause business disruptions.

Customs Controls

- The European Union is bringing in complex and costly new customs controls to deter terrorism and improve cross-border product flow.
 




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