- PROTECTING AMERICA The Top 10 Priorities. Begley, Sharon // Newsweek;11/5/2001, Vol. 138 Issue 19, p26
Introduces a special report on measures that could be taken to protect Americans from terrorism. Reflections on fears of terrorism from bombings and bioterrorism in the United States; Efforts to assess U.S. vulnerability.
- US readies for next big threats. Marlantes, Liz // Christian Science Monitor;10/30/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 235, p1
Discusses efforts of the United States to prevent some of the most dangerous threats from terrorists through tighter security at biological, chemical, and nuclear plants worldwide, in the wake of an anthrax outbreak in the U.S. Need for vigilance; Other scenarios that officials are concerned about.
- Toward Biological Security. Chyba, Christopher F. // Foreign Affairs;May/Jun2002, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p122
The anthrax attacks on the United States in the fall of 2001 made clear that the country lacks a comprehensive strategy for biological security. An effective biological security strategy will encompass nonproliferation, deterrence, and defense, but the required mix of these components will be...
- Growing Tab. Tyre, Peg // Newsweek;11/5/2001, Vol. 138 Issue 19, p10
Reports on the financial cost of responding to terrorist threats in the United States. Money spent on false alarms; Local law enforcement and rescue personnel straining budgets; Expenditures of various U.S. cities, including Atlanta, Georgia, and St. Paul, Minnesota.
- Letter to Congressional leaders on organizations which threaten the Middle East peace process. Clinton, William J. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;8/12/96, Vol. 32 Issue 32, p1431
Presents the text of US President Bill Clinton's letter to Congressional leaders on organizations which threaten the Middle East peace process dated August 8, 1996. Provisions of Executive Order 12947; Treatment of `specially designated terrorists'; List drawn by the Treasury Department in...
- Devastation in a truck. Kitfield, James // National Journal;8/15/98, Vol. 30 Issue 33, p1928
Considers truck bomb threats as a phenomenal weapon system of modern terrorism in the United States. Information on various incidents of terrorist bombings; Security threats brought about by the modern tactic of terrorism; Efforts of the government to counter bombing threats in the country.
- Industry Makes Subtle Shifts To Meet Security Needs. Bassuener, Kristy // Wireless Week;9/2/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 32, p13
Reports on the efforts of the wireless telecommunication industry to help the high technology homeland security program of the U.S. government for preventing terrorist attacks. Reorganization of the product portfolios or organizational structure of wireless carriers for homeland defense...
- Shooting airliners: Can pilots ever be ready. Stern, Seth // Christian Science Monitor;10/30/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 235, p3
Discusses how the United States military is dealing with the possibility of having to shoot down a commercial plane if it is taken over by terrorists.
- Meeting the threat. Scott, Michael J. // State Government News;Jan/Feb97, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p18
Features various state programs designed to train personnel on how to deal with terrorism and other emergency situations in America. Classes at the California Specialized Training Institute, a training branch of the Governor's Office of Emergency Services; Terrorism component added to the...