A New Twist on a Familiar Threat

Zawrotny, James
February 2009
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Feb2009, Vol. 135 Issue 2, p8
Conference Proceeding
The article discusses the need to increase the vigilance of the U.S. Coast Guard and Customs and Border Protection due to the emergence of African pirates in the country. It notes the importance of examining closely all kinds of vessels to determine friend or enemy status. It highlights the move of the Coast Guard to adopt a risk-based threat assessment process that analyzes the likelihood of specific terrorist methods, targets and attack consequences.


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