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Article ID: 523019

Invention Targets Terrorist Weapons

University of Wyoming

University of Wyoming researchers have developed and patented a technology that can rapidly detect explosives such as the liquid compounds that were part of a recently-thwarted plot to detonate bombs on as many as 10 U.S.-bound airliners.

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24-Aug-2006 5:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 522788

Rapidly Deployable Chemical Detection System Tested

Sandia National Laboratories

Through late June and early July, Sandia researchers in Livermore tested the Rapidly Deployable Chemical Detection System (RDCDS) during Oakland A's games at McAfee Stadium. The system, which can be packaged and deployed within 24 hours locally, is designed to provide swift yet effective protection at high-profile events.

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15-Aug-2006 7:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 522751

Sensors Could Detect Traces of Chemicals on Passengers

University at Buffalo

At the University at Buffalo's multidisciplinary Center for Unified Biometrics and Sensors, (CUBS) researchers from several academic departments have proposed development of a biometric sensor that could detect traces of chemicals on the fingers of airline passengers.

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14-Aug-2006 6:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 522670

Experts Available to Discuss Terrorism

University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

University of Texas at Austin faculty available to discuss terrorism.

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10-Aug-2006 4:25 PM EDT
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Article ID: 522466

Why *Did* The United States Launch The War On Terror?

University of New Hampshire

When the Bush administration launched its "war on terror" immediately following the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, it did so without a "war narrative" "“ a cohesive and consistent story firmly developed in the minds of the public that prepared them politically and psychologically for the conflict, according to a new study co-authored by a University of New Hampshire professor.

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3-Aug-2006 3:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 522181

Pediatric Aspects of Emergency Preparedness

Boston Children's Hospital

Whether of terrorist or natural origins, limited attention has been paid to the needs of children during large-scale public health emergencies. Children are highly vulnerable to chemical or biological agents, don't carry IDs, and may be unable to communicate, notes Michael Shannon, MD, MPH, director of the Center for Biopreparedness at Children's Hospital Boston.

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24-Jul-2006 2:25 PM EDT
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Article ID: 521877

Book Details Use of Fear to Support War on Terror

Arizona State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

A new book by David Altheide, Regents' Professor at Arizona State, asserts that the U.S. government used the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Towers and the Pentagon, as a catalyst to unleash a sophisticated propaganda campaign. That campaign was designed to scare the American people into giving up civil liberties, as well as supporting the war in Iraq, Altheide says in his new book, "Terrorism and the Politics of Fear."

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11-Jul-2006 6:35 PM EDT
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Article ID: 521708

Govt. Terrorism Deterrence Strategies of Limited Effectiveness

University of Maryland, College Park

Government attempts to deter terrorism can backfire and promote invigorated reprisals and a cycle of violence, according to a new study by University of Maryland researchers. The study is based on a review of the world's largest open-source database of terrorist incidents at the DHS-funded National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) housed at Maryland.

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5-Jul-2006 4:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 521160

Preparedness Is Crucial in the Aftermath of al-Zarqawi's Death

Rowan University

Emergency management and terrorism preparedness expert Dr. Robert Fleming says the U.S. cannot let its guard down after the killing of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.

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8-Jun-2006 4:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 521137

University of Haifa Iraq Expert Baram: End of al-Qaida in Iraq

University of Haifa

The death of Zarqawi signals the beginning of the end of the al-Qaida organization and of Sunni rebellion in Iraq", says one of the world's leading experts on Iraq, Prof. Amatzia Baram of the University of Haifa.

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8-Jun-2006 8:50 AM EDT
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