Terrorism Prevention and Response

Terrorism Prevention and Response

Because American cops are on the front lines in counterterrorism, the Terrorism Prevention and Response topic page is updated with news and information to protect the homeland from all enemies, foreign and domestic. From lone wolf domestic terrorists to radical Islamist jihadists, terrorism existed in the U.S. long before 9/11 and will remain a looming threat.
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Outdated Systems Balk Terrorism Investigations

FBI, for Example, Couldn't Track Flight School Data by Bill Miller, Washington Post When a Phoenix FBI... - Full Story

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Key Pentagon Official Hailed for 9/11 Role

Amid Disorder, Manager Set Up Assistance Center by Fredrick Kunkle, Washington Post After a frenzied... - Full Story

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Another Dirty-Bomb Suspect Questioned

by Bob Drogin, Eric Lichtblau and Josh Meyer, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON - U.S. authorities overseas... - Full Story

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Al Muhajir Alleged to be Scouting Terror Sites

U.S. Says Al Qaeda had Instructed Suspect by Susan Schmidt and Walter Pincus, Washington Post The American... - Full Story

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Prisons Seen as Breeding Ground for Terrorist Groups Looking for American Operatives

by Christopher Newton, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Prisons are attracting increasing attention... - Full Story

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INS Issues Alert on Thermos Bottles & Yemenis

The U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service has ordered that all Yemeni nationals be searched before... - Full Story

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Arrest Shifts Focus to U.S. Sources of Atomic Isotopes

by Barton Gellman, Washington Post Long before the May 8 arrest of Abdullah al Muhajir, the U.S. government... - Full Story

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Panic Could Magnify Harm, Experts Say

Governments Working to Curb Spread of Radioactive Matter in Case of Attack by Bill Miller and Guy Gugliotta,... - Full Story

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U.S. Arrests Alleged Terrorist in 'Dirty Bomb' Plot

An al-Qaida plot to detonate a radioactive "dirty bomb" in the United States was disrupted when a U.S.... - Full Story

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Coast Guard Calls for Ports to be on Alert

The New York Times WASHINGTON - The Coast Guard issued a nationwide alert this weekend, saying it had... - Full Story



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