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LESC Links May 20th 2010

Stratfor: Setting the Record Straight on Grassroots Jihadism

In the wake of the botched May 1 Times Square attack, some observers have begun to characterize Faisal Shahzad and the threat he posed as some sort of new or different approach to terrorism in the United States.

LESC Links May 12th 2010

AU: Workplace bullying – don’t be caught out in the crackdown

With all the activity surrounding the introduction of Modern Awards and the National Employment Standards under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (“FW Act”), employers should be mindful not to drop the ball with their other legal obligations, in particular those under occupational health and safety (“OHS”) laws.

LESC Links April 16th 2010

Calif. town declares emergency in wake of attacks

Hemet will be able to speed up security improvements to the Police Department building and City Hall after the City Council on Tuesday declared that an emergency exists.

Evolving Threat to Cops Continues: Wash. man plotted to kill deputies

EVERETT, Wash. — An Everett man who police believe was planning to kill Snohomish County sheriff's deputies had guns, ammunition and bulletproof vests to carry out an assault.

It was to be a killing similar to the Thanksgiving weekend assassination of four Lakewood police officers, police said.

Deputies arrested transient Michael McConnachie, 19, on Sunday at a south Everett motel, according to a police affidavit filed Monday in Everett District Court.

LESC Links April 8th 2010

Private detectives volunteer for intelligence gathering

Over 25,000 private detectives across the country will offer their services to Delhi Police in gathering intelligence to prevent any untoward incident during the upcoming Commonwealth Games.

Collaborative efforts and intersecting ideas, I like the idea! ~Fred

LESC Links February 28th 2010

HSTV Presents: Leadership 101

Leadership 101 For Homeland Security Professionals. HSTV talks to Donald E. Vandergriff, a leader development expert, and Terry Shear, the Vice Consul for Homeland Security at the British Embassy about the issues surrounding leadership development in homeland security.

LESC Links February 26th 2010

Case Study: Mumbai

On March 1, HSTV brings you an exclusive case study of the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India. This program follows every step of one of the most meticulously planned and executed terrorist attacks since 9/11.

Starts March 1 at 9:00 am ET.

LESC Links February 24th 2010

What Qualifies as Terrorism?

Ever since Joe Stack flew his plane into the IRS building in Austin, Texas last week, discussion has raged, once again, about how to classify his action.

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