Friday, March 23, 2007

News Round-Up


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+ In a surprise development in a 20-month-old investigation, British counter-terrorism police have arrested three suspects in connection with the deadly 2005 London transit bombings: The deadliest bombings in London since the Second World War, 53 commuters were killed and more than 700 people were injured in the blasts that targeted three subway trains and a double-decker bus. The four suicide bombers were also killed.
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+ Sea containers 'alternative' for terrorists: report: The Senate security and defence committee -- which this week released a report slamming airport security in Canada -- says sea containers are an "obvious alternative" for terrorists trying to target Canada. In its second report in two days, the all-party National Security and Defence Committee says some foreign ports have already developed technology to scan shipping containers, but no such system has been put in place in Canada.
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Photo: Greek flag during the reign of Nikephoros Phokas (963-969) and his successors, blue and white replaced even the imperial red and gold. This conjectural design features the cross with the initials for ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ (Christ). Greece celebrates it's Independence from the Turkish Ottoman Empire on March 25th.

The Pentagon Channel: "Around The Services"

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