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Top US intelligence official resigns


May 21st, 2010 - 7:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (DPA) Admiral Dennis Blair unexpectedly announced his resignation Thursday as the top US intelligence official. Blair is the US Director of National Intelligence (DNI), an overarching office created in ... Read more...

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Behavioural identification could have halted Nigerian terrorist


January 7th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) The effective use of multiple layers of intelligence gathering, including existing behavioural identification programmes, could have helped pin down Nigerian terrorist Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab long before he ... Read more...

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Detroit plotter Abdulmutallab indicted by grand jury


January 7th, 2010 - 6:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (DPA) A federal grand jury Wednesday indicted Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab on charges relating to his alleged attempt to blow up a US airliner on Dec 25 over Detroit. The ... Read more...

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Obama to release first findings from Detroit plot review


January 7th, 2010 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (DPA) US President Barack Obama's administration Thursday will release an initial review into intelligence failures that led up to the failed Christmas Day attempt to blow up an ... Read more...

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Spy agencies failed to intercept chatter on plane attack: NYT


December 31st, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 31 (IANS) American spy agencies failed to combine intercepts of conversations among leaders of Al Qaeda in Yemen discussing a plot to use a Nigerian man for a coming terrorist ... Read more...

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Travellers to US face stricter security measures


December 27th, 2009 - 7:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 27 (DPA) Travellers to the US from abroad were advised Saturday to allot extra time for check-in as Washington upped the security requirements to board a US-bound plane. The new restrictions ... Read more...

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