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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Lawyers for Lindh Ask Court to Dismiss Several Charges

by Katharine Q. Seelye, The New York Times WASHINGTON - Lawyers for John Walker Lindh, the Californian... - Full Story


Senator Seeks More Federal Aid to Improve Security in Seaports

Associated press PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - During a tour of the Portland waterfront, U.S. Sen. Susan Collins... - Full Story


U.S. Fears Use of Belt Bombs

Mideast-Style Suicide Attacks Difficult to Counter by David Von Drehle, Washington Post The sheer number... - Full Story


Pipe Bomb Suspect's Circuitous Route

by Phillip Pina, Knight Ridder Newspapers ST. PAUL, Minn. - Luke Helder had a grin on his face as he... - Full Story


Goodbye, National Guard; Hello, Local Police Officers

by Edward Wong, New York Times CHICAGO, - The occupation ended at midnight today. The men and women... - Full Story


Agent Alleges FBI Ignored Hamas Activities

Chicagoan Sues, Saying Bureau Refused to File Charges, Disrupt Pre-Sept. 11 Crimes by James V. Grimaldi... - Full Story


INS Tracking System Set to Roll

Agency Aims to Monitor 1 Million Foreign Students in U.S. by Cheryl W. Thompson, Washington Post A new... - Full Story


Pentagon Security Checkup; Drill Tests Response as Officials Revamp Building's Defenses

by Steve Vogel, Washington Post The Defense Department is stepping up its efforts to defend the Pentagon... - Full Story


Student Admits to Planting Pipe Bombs, FBI Says

by Rene Sanchez, Washington Post FBI officials said yesterday that Luke Helder, who was apprehended... - Full Story


Pipe Bomb Suspect Wanted to Make a "Smiley Face" Pattern on Map with his Targets

By Scott Sonner, Associated Press RENO, Nev. -- The 21-year-old college student accused in a string... - Full Story

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