Following the constitutional precedent established by the issuance of Letters of Marque and Reprisal, PMCs contributions may become critical to success on the Global War on Terrorism. Will the question of legality withstand the test?
Perry, now serving as his country's deputy police attaché to North America, discusses the many ways in which Israel and the United States are working and training together, primarily through a law-enforcement exchange program.
Improvised explosive devices have already caused more than 16,000 casualties, and the number is growing almost every day. Front-line commanders joined forces with industry leaders to discuss & develop workable anti-IED systems.
Organophosphorous insecticides, low-cost & readily available at local garden shops, could be the WMD of choice for tomorrow's terrorists. Antidotes are available, but are under lock & key far from the scene of a likely incident of national significance.
The arrest of 17 terrorists last weekend in Toronto has led to calls for tightened U.S. security on its northern border. That is probably part of the answer, but not necessarily the most important or most effective way to proceed.
Among the topics covered: the Guard's role in incident planning; the need for interoperability with first responders; additional, and more effective, interagency training exercises; and multi-agency communications policies and procedures.
His views on how the NFA fits into the federal government's plans to fight terrorism. Also discussed: the standards set by the National Fire Protection Association, FIPS 201 credentials, and the personal identity verification card.