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Social Media: Security: Terrorism

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The Trials of the Century
The author writes that five years after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Osama bin Laden has arguably lost his appeal as the leader of Al Qaeda and a US target. By Lawrence Wright. (New Yo... Read More...

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Terrorism’s Grand Tour
The Op-Ed page notes that while the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, are foremost in Americans’ minds, terrorists have struck in several cities elsewhere around the world. (New York Times, 9/1... Read More...

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10 Ways to Avoid the Next 9/11
Ten professionals with experience in security and counter-terrorism talk about how to prevent future terrorist attacks in America. (New York Times, 9/10/2006) Read More...

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Three Steps to Improve Counterterrorism Cooperation with Pakistan
The author explains how US policy towards Pakistan should be directed so that the war on terrorism can be fought more effectively. By Lisa Curtis. (Heritage Foundation, 8/18/2006) Read More...

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Britain After Sept. 11: Security versus Civil Liberties
In the five years since the Sept.11, 2001 terror attacks on the US, Britain has itself become both a victim of terror and the legislation brought in to secure it from further attacks. By Nick Aimes (D... Read More...

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Search and Defend
The author writes that behavioral profiling of airline passengers would not lead to better security, as terrorists could easily be taught to defeat poorly-trained screeners at the nation's airports. B... Read More...

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Keep Pakistan on Our Side
President Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan chose to stand with America against terrorism and has taken tremendous steps to fight Islamic extremists, including the roots of the problem. By Richard L. Armit... Read More...

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What Not to Take From Britain's Success
Author says there is much to learn from Britain's methods of combating terrorism, their expertise in human intelligence, and their non-hysterical reaction to very real threats. By Juliette Kayyem. (Wa... Read More...

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Learning From Hezbollah
Author compares our failed efforts to introduce a new order in Iraq with Hezbollah's success as an effective practitioner of the art of militarized grass-roots politics in Lebanon. By Brian Humphreys... Read More...

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Asymmetrical war: Counterinsurgency, by the book
The authors argue for three revisions to a counterinsurgency manual recently released by the Pentagon to increase effectiveness in fighting the war in Iraq. By Richard H. Shultz Jr. and Andrea J. De... Read More...

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End of Days?
The state of the U.S. military; projecting power and how President Bush's goal of reasserting American dominance in the Middle East has failed. By Michael Hirsh (Newsweek, 31/07/2006). Read More...

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A New Enemy Gains on the U.S.
United States officials worry that they’re not prepared for Hezbollah’s style of warfare — a kind that pits finders against hiders and favors the hiders. Certain that other terrorists are learning fro... Read More...

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Chechnya's Bin Laden
Rebel, politician, warlord, terrorist ... the death of Shamil Basayev is unlikely to bring peace to his Caucasian homeland. By Steven Lee Myers. (The Age, 07/12/2006) Read More...

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The face of Chechnya's insurgency
In a long and notorious career, Shamil Basayev, the elusive terrorist leader of the most vicious faction of Chechnya' separatists, had been an airplane hijacker, a hostage-taker, a guerrilla commander... Read More...

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In Chechnya, a former warlord on the rise
Speeding through the ruins of Chechnya this spring, Ramzan Kadyrov, the unpredictable warlord turned Chechen prime minister, was asked about the hunt for Shamil Basayev, the separatist and terrorist l... Read More...

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Al Qaeda, American Style
Al Qaeda is bringing terrorism home by trying to recruit American Muslims to its cause. By Jessica Stern. (New York Times, 7/15/2006) Read More...

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Israel crisis keeps oil near peak
Article looks at how the current situation in the Middle East involving Israel, Lebanon, Hamas and Hizbullah could contribute to high oil prices and further effects on the world economy. (BBC, 07/14/0... Read More...

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Signs that crisis is regional, not just Israel vs. Palestinians
As violence escalates in the Middle East, concern that Iran may be guiding actions taken against Israel in a quest for regional hegemony. By Steven Erlanger. (New York Times, 7/13/06) Read More...

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Damage Study Urged on Surveillance Reports
Details a recent effort by Senator Pat Roberts to explore the effects of disclosing secret intelligence programs. The varying interpretations of counter-terrorism operations and their limits. By Scott... Read More...

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The lure of extremism
The author explains how many western youth are drawn to terrorism. By H.D.S. Greenway. (International Herald Tribune, 6/13/2006) Read More...

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Iran's Sitting Duck
The arguments for using tactical nuclear weapons against Iran in an effort to destroy deeply-hidden or unknown weapons laboratories are invalid. By Michael Levi. (New York Times, 4/18/2006) Read More...

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IA-Forum Interview: Ilan Berman
IA-Forum speaks with Ilan Berman (Vice President, American Foreign Policy Council) about Iran and his latest book, Tehran Rising. (IA-Forum, 3/20/2006) Read More...

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Time for Bush to Turn Realist
The article suggests that President Bush would be well-served to spend the anniversary of the start of the Iraq War considering his foreign policy legacy as well as that there is an increasingly clea... Read More...

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Afghanistan: The Other War
As our attention turns toward Iraq, Afghanistan has largely been neglected by American policy makers. (The Nation, 3/9/06) Read More...

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Finding Unity On Terrorism
Germany's former ambassador to America says the central challenge for the West in 2006 is how to regain the moral high ground in the War on Terror. By Wolfgang Ischinger. (Washington Post, 3/11/2006) Read More...

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EU Health Ministers Conduct Crisis Meeting
EU officials are attempting to find ways to both calm the public and prevent the spread of bird flu on the continent. (Der Spiegel, 2/24/06) Read More...

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Merkel's Mullah Quandary
Marc Young presents the potential difficulties that Germany's conservative Chancellor will face if Iran develops a nuclear bomb. (Der Spiegel, 2/16/06) Read More...

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The Hamas Triumph
Graham Usher explores an alternative course of action for the United States and Israel in the Palestinian Territories. (The Nation, 2/2/06) Read More...

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Three Pillars of Wisdom
Victor Davis presents a conservative critique of America's policy in the Middle East. (National Review Online, 2/3/06) Read More...

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Finding a Place for 9/11 in American History
Author raises two historical questions about the terrorist attacks of September 11. By Joseph J. Ellis. (New York Times, 1/28/2006) Read More...

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