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Aviation at gunpoint

By Nir Ran Terrorist organizations around the world are divided into countless streams, motives, ideologies and action methods. Organizations with religious fundamentalist motives, such as Al-Qaeda (Sunnis) and Hezbollah (Shiites), left-wing "anti-imperialist" organizations, such as the Japanese Red Army, anarchist ultra-leftist organizations, such as RAF (better known as "The Baader Meinhof Complex"), national separatist organizations focusing...
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The Price of Failure – or the Cost Saved

Major security failures are not necessarily the result of professional deficiency. Sometimes, even the worst failures originate in a minimizing assessment of the risks, or in the avoidance of making a decision. The events of September 11, 2001 were a turning point in the history of world terror. Four passenger aircraft were hijacked while on commercial...
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SAFECITY – Violence-Free City – threats and opportunities The importance of risk assessments

The terms "SAFECITY" and "Violence-Free City" have recently been added to the glossary of public administration and local government. In the most general terms, these are two models – similar, yet different – of coordinating efforts and pooling resources for the purpose of enhancing the quality of life of the community and its inhabitants, and...
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Security as Reflected in the Adversary’s Possible Modes of Operation (PMO)

Security plans are evaluated, first and foremost, by how well designed they are, and by their appropriateness to address the threats, taking into account the secured organization's particular characteristics. In a routine combat situation, forces are deployed one facing the other, each having an equal opportunity to plan and implement defensive and offensive actions. The party...
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