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Steve C. Posner on 6 U.S.C. § 485 and the Newly Developing Information Sharing Environment

By Steve C. Posner, Attorney, Posner Law Firm The Information Sharing Environment may be the most important development in privacy since Louis Brandeis developed the concept more than a century ago. Learn what it is, how it is intended to work, the extent to which privacy is being protected as...

2009 Christmas Plot Shows U.S. Failure to Adequately Curtail Terrorist Travel

by Janice Kephart Janice Kephart, who was a counsel to the 9/11 Commission, explains how failures to follow recommendations of the Commission led to vulnerabilities the Christmas bomber, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, was able to exploit -- and others still could. Ms. Kephart writes: Al Qaeda's...

The Changing Scope of Human Rights in the Context of Counter-Terrorism in Singapore: A comparative Perspective

By Sarah Shi + and Ronald Wong Terrorism, the watchword of the past decade, is arguably here to stay, with the precarious equilibrium further endangered by the increasing availability of nuclear capabilities. Inevitably, many states have responded to the problem with heightened counter-terrorism measures...

Unfolding Anti-Money Laundering/Counter-Financing of Terrorism is a Complex System

By Dionysios S. Demetis Excerpt: Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and the Counter-Financing of Terrorism (CFT) have undoubtedly emerged as two important contemporary themes that have generated considerable attention over the past two decades. In their core, they constitute the broader responses to the...