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9/11 Anniversary: Maintaining Vigilance on the Road Ahead

It has been 12 seemingly long years now since the terrorist attacks of 9/11 changed America forever.

Thus as we honor the victims and pay our respects to their families, let’s also remember an unsettling but stark…

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Added by David B. Grinberg on September 11, 2013 at 12:00am — 7 Comments

Sentence struck down in millennium bomb plot

www.homelandsecuritynet.com

LOS ANGELES — A 22-year sentence was unreasonably lenient for al-Qaida-trained terrorist Ahmed Ressam, who drove a trunkload of powerful explosives into the United States from Canada with the intent of bombing Los Angeles International Airport on the eve of the millennium, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.

The 7-4 ruling by the full 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sent the case back to a…

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Added by Henry Morgenstern on March 13, 2012 at 3:18pm — No Comments

Top Lawmakers Mull Syrian Options

www.homelandsecuritynet.com

An estimated 7,500 Syrians have been killed by President Bashar Assad’s military during the past year, a fact that has led Senator John McCain (R-AZ) to call for U.S.-led air strikes to stop the slaughter of unarmed civilians being carried out by the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, saying: “Providing military assistance to the Free Syrian Army and other opposition groups is necessary, but at…

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Added by Henry Morgenstern on March 7, 2012 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Debbie’s Date with Radicalism

DNC chair to attend fundraiser hosted by man on terror watch list
 
Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz is facing criticism for her upcoming appearance at a fundraiser hosted by an American Muslim leader who was…
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Added by Henry Morgenstern on March 2, 2012 at 1:56pm — No Comments

Former Marylander Convicted Of Terrorism

http://www.homelandsecuritynet.com/HSN/2012/03/former-marylander-convicted-of-terrorism/

Majid Khan Helped Plot Indonesia Bombing, Attempted Assassination

BALTIMORE — A former Baltimore County man was convicted as a terrorist on Wednesday. 

Majid Khan, 32, pleaded guilty to helping al-Qaida plot attacks all over the world, including a 2003 car…

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Added by Henry Morgenstern on March 1, 2012 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Commentary: How would we respond to another terrorist attack?

http://www.homelandsecuritynet.com/HSN/2012/02/commentary-how-would-we-respond-to-another-terrorist-attack/

 

How would America respond to another terrorist attack on its soil?



We never thought very much about that before 9/11, back when the subject of terrorism only came up in discussions about other countries.



The topic is still one we…

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Added by Henry Morgenstern on February 28, 2012 at 3:41pm — No Comments

Baby-Faced Bombers

 

http://www.homelandsecuritynet.com/HSN/2012/02/baby-faced-bombers/

Afghan police recently arrested four suspected insurgents in the process of smuggling 41 children to Pakistan from eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar province.

According an Interior Ministry spokesperson, the insurgents were planning on using the children said to be between 6 and 11 years of age, as suicide bombers, saying: "We…

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Added by Henry Morgenstern on February 27, 2012 at 11:47am — No Comments

Bird Flu Research Details To Be Released

Despite fear that terrorists could the information to start epidemics, the World Health Organization (WHO) recently announced they would release the “full details” of experiments done last year by research teams, at Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, in the Netherlands, and at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on the virus known as H5N1, that made the deadly bird flu virus more contagious.

Scientists around the world have been divided on the subject, and there has been a moratorium…

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Added by Henry Morgenstern on February 23, 2012 at 11:36am — No Comments

High tech police gadgets to fight crime

Would you have a problem with a police van being parked in your neighborhood? This same armored vehicle has large red letters painted on the side that state, “Warning: You are under video surveillance.” The front bumper taunts, “Whatcha gonna do when we come for you?” This is the “The Peacemaker,” the Fort Lauderdale Police Department’s new surveillance weapon to fight crime.

The first Peacemaker served its previous life as a Brinks’ armored truck which was discontinued and then…

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Added by Henry Morgenstern on February 21, 2012 at 11:54am — No Comments

Case Study: FSB Poisons High-Value Target?

 

Glenn McGovern

 

On November 1, 2006, Former FSB (Russian Federal Security Service) Colonel Alexander Litvinenko left his residence around 11:00 A.M. He caught the bus to the East Finchley tube station where he then took the train for a twenty-minute ride into London.



On his agenda was a meeting with former KGB colleague Andrei Lugovoi, at the Millennium Hotel in Grosvenor Square. The purpose of…

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Added by Henry Morgenstern on April 28, 2011 at 8:28am — No Comments

You'll Never Look At Terrorism The Same After Tomorrow

Yep!  Those Homeland Security Advosry System Alerts are going away after nine years.  DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano will unveilthe new public warning system tomorrow, January 27, 2011.    The old color-coded system will be phased out with the changes implemented by the end of April. 

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Added by Tricia on January 26, 2011 at 6:00pm — 7 Comments

The Terrorist Planning Cycle: Indicators and Clues for Law Enforcement

Read the full article HERE at The Thin Blue Online.



The recent events in Mumbai have again demonstrated the importance of the the uniformed law enforcement officer as the front line of defense against terrorism. Based on initial reports from the interrogation of the surviving terrorist (one of ten), there are several pieces of information that clearly show how the… Continue

Added by Morgan Wright on January 17, 2009 at 11:06pm — No Comments

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