2004 Security Reports
- Interim Recommendations for Persons with Possible Exposure to Avian Influenza During Outbreaks Among Poultry in the United States Centers for Disease Control 24 Feb 2004 [PDF]
- Avian influenza (bird flu) and the significance of its transmission to humans World Health Organization15 Jan 2004 [MS doc]
- New Orleans Population Survey · Hurricane Evacuation and Sheltering By Dr. Jeanne Hurlbert, LSU Research Professor, Dept. of Sociology and Dr. John J. Beggs, LSU Associate Professor, Dept. of Sociology. Extracted from Annual Interim Progress Report: Assessment and Remediation of Public Health Impacts Due to Hurricanes and Major Flooding Events by Ivor Ll. van Heerden, Ph.D. and Kathryn Streva Center for the Study of Public Health Impacts of Hurricanes, Louisiana State University December 21, 2004 -- "The primary focus of this survey is to understand better how individuals in the New Orleans area would be affected by, and would respond to, a major hurricane."
- Transit Security Design Considerations U.S. Department of Transportation November 2004 -- This document provides an overview of the major assets of transit systems-bus vehicles, rail vehicles, and transit infrastructure and communications-as well as a preliminary assessment of the vulnerabilities to various methods of attack inherent in each asset. In addition, this document addresses the topics of access management, systems integration, and communications-all crucial to the protection of transit assets.
- U.S. v. Salim Ahmed Hamdan JAGC, USN October 15, 2004 -- Prosecution Response to Defense Motion for Dismissal (Lack of Personal Jurisdiction) [PDF 32 Kb]
- Report to Congress on Implementation of Section 1001 of the USA PATRIOT Act U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the Inspector General 13 Sep 2004
- U.S. v. Mohamad Youseff Hammoud U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit September 8, 2004 -- Mohammed Hammoud appeals the sentence imposed following his convictions of numerous offenses, all of which are connected to his support of Hizballah, a designated foreign terrorist organization (FTO). Hammoud also challenges two of his 14 convictions. The appeal was argued before a three-judge panel, but prior to decision the court voted to hear the case en banc in order to consider the effect of Blakely v. Washington, 124 S. Ct. 2531 (2004), on the federal sentencing guidelines. [PDF 374 Kb]
- Nuclear Security - Measures to Protect Against Nuclear Terrorism International Atomic Energy Agency 11 August 2004 -- "At its meeting in March 2002, the Board of Governors considered the report entitled Protection Against Nuclear Terrorism: Specific Proposals (GOV/2002/10), and approved in principle the proposals for Agency activities in the area of nuclear security. The Board requested that the Director General should report periodically on progress made in implementation of the proposals and the funding thereof." [PDF]
- Nuclear Security - Measures to Protect Against Nuclear Terrorism Supplementary Information to GOV/2004/50-GC(48)/6 [PDF]
- PLANNING SCENARIOS: Executive Summaries The Homeland Security Council July 2004 -- "The Homeland Security Council (HSC) - in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the federal interagency, and state and local homeland security agencies - has developed fifteen all-hazards planning scenarios for use in national, federal, state, and local homeland security preparedness activities. These scenarios are designed to be the foundational structure for the development of national preparedness standards from which homeland security capabilities can be measured."
- Final Report of the 9-11 Commission National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States 22 Jul 2004
- Homeland Security and Civil Liberties Edited by Dr. Leonard Wong, Professor Douglas C. Lovelace Jr.. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College July 2004
- Female Suicide Bombers Authored by Ms Debra D Zedalis. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College June 2004
- Draft Report on Young Muslims and Extremism UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office/Home Office April 2004 -- "Action plan to prevent young British Muslims from becoming disaffected, alienated and attracted to extremist movements and terrorist activity."
- Patterns of Global Terrorism 2003 US Department of State April 2004 -- The annual "Patterns of Global Terrorism" report, released April 2004 by the Secretary of State and the Coordinator for Counterterrorism, is submitted in compliance with Title 22 of the United States Code, Section 2656f(a), which requires the Department of State to provide Congress a full and complete annual report on terrorism for those countries and groups meeting the criteria of Section (a)(1) and (2) of the Act. Includes the revised data and corrections released on June 22, 2004. See the remarks by US Secretary of State Colin Powell
- Supplementary Material Office of the Deputy Attorney General 1995, Declasified and Released 28 Apr 2004 -- Additional material declassified and released by the US Dept. of Justice. [PDF 1.44 Mb]
- Memo on Instructions on Separation of Certain Foreign Counterintelligence, and Criminal Investigations Office of the Deputy Attorney General 1995, Declasified 10 Apr 2004 -- "The United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York and the FBI have been conducting criminal investigations of certain terrorist acts, (...) we believe that it is prudent to establish a set of instructions that will clearly separate the counterintelligence investigation from the more limited, but continued, criminal investigations." [PDF 785 Kb]
- Report to the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States: The FBI's Counterterrorism Program Since September 2001 Federal Bureau of Investigation 14 Apr 2004 -- "Since the horrific attacks of September 11, 2001, the men and women of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have implemented a comprehensive plan that fundamentally transforms the organization to enhance our ability to predict and prevent terrorism. We overhauled our counterterrorism operations, expanded our intelligence capabilities, modernized our business practices and technology, and improved coordination with our partners." [PDF 3.44 Mb]
- Declassified August 6, 2001 Daily Presidential Brief: Bin Ladin Determined to Strike in US The White House Declassiffied and Approved for Release 10 Apr 2004 -- "Clandestine, foreign government, and media reports indicate Bin Ladin since 1997 has wanted to conduct terrorist attacks in the US. Bin Ladin implied in US television interviews in 1997 and 11998 that his followers would follow the example of WOrld Trade Center bombing Ramzi Yousef and "bring the fighting to America."" [PDF 214 Kb]
- IDENT/IAFIS: The Batres Case and the Status of the Integration Project U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the Inspector General March 2004
- Analysis of the Response by the Federal Bureau of Prisons to Recommendations in the OIG's December 2003 Report on the Abuse of September 11 Detainees at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, New York U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the Inspector General March 2004
- U.S. v Masoud Khan et. al. Eastern District of Virgina: Alexandria Division (March 4, 2004) Criminal Number 03-296-A, Memorandum Opinion [PDF 2.89 Mb]
- "An Outline of the Most Superior Fundamentals in the Art of Kidnapping Americans" Strategic Insights, Volume III, Issue 2 (February 2004) Translated by Barak A. Salmoni Introduced by Barak A. Salmoni and Capt. Jeremy Waller, USAF
- Countering Global Terrorism: Developing the Antiterrorist Capabilities of the Central Asian Militaries Authored by Mr. Roger N. McDermott. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College February 2004
- Report to Congress on Implementation of Section 1001 of the USA PATRIOT Act U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the Inspector General 27 Jan 2004
- Analysis of the Second Response by the Department of Justice to Recommendations in the Office of the Inspector General's June 2003 Report on the Treatment of September 11 Detainees U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the Inspector General January 2004
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