Terrorists – 0, CIA – 1?

By NBC News Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton told reporters Tuesday that terrorists keep trying to come up with “more and more perverse and terrible ways to kill innocent...

WAR!…uh…what is it good for?

All right, here's today's challenge. Find a site online, reasonably high up in the search rankings, that actually deal with security. Physical security, home security, things that you can do...

5 dead husbands, granny Betty out on bail

RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) -- A Georgia grandmother who came under suspicion because all five of her husbands had died was released Thursday from a North Carolina jail where...

Mind Your Bones; Skeletal Scans to Recognize Terrorists

This is mildly interesting, although there seem to be more than a few pitfalls in the theory.Government agencies want to be able to identify skeletons (those in living humans,...

US Embassy under fire – diplomacy and civilians lose again

A US Embassy has been the target of attack again. War is one thing. If one goes to war one has to expect resistance and losses. It is, however, a...

The Death of a Minister

A foreign minister, actually. Not a church minister. The Swedish foreign minister Anna Lindh was tragically murdered in 2003, in a shocking attack in a shopping mall. The murderer was...

Ukraine / Syria: Mercenaries abound?

Whether it's civil unrest, rioting, revolutions, wars and uprisings. Wherever there's trouble, there's usually a market for mercenaries. For those looking to find opportunities, there would be worse ideas...

Laptops & Airport Security: NYTimes.com, here’s your answer!

The NYTimes.com has a rather lengthy article posted here, asking the old, old question (at least in internet time) of why you have to take the laptop out of...

Security Week in Review, Friday March 16th

It's been a fairly quiet week, but that doesn't mean the world has been standing still. It probably never will. So, here are a few things that we noticed...

Oh, the insanity…

The then 76-year old Eunice Workman was reported missing seven years ago. People have been looking for her ever since. Turns out that the woman was dead, under a pile...