Terrorism (61 - 63 of 63 items)
Combating Terrorism: Improvements Needed in European Command's Antiterrorism Approach for In-Transit Forces at Seaports
GAO-03-731NI: Published: Sep 26, 2003. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 2003.
The October 12, 2000, attack against the Navy destroyer USS Cole in the port of Aden, Yemen, illustrated the danger of unconventional threats to U.S. ships operating in seaports overseas. The attack also heightened recognition that in-transit forces--Department of Defense (DOD) units, personnel, and assets traveling through or conducting missions within an area of operations, including operations...
Container Security: Expansion of Key Customs Programs Will Require Greater Attention to Critical Success Factors
GAO-03-770: Published: Jul 25, 2003. Publicly Released: Jul 25, 2003.
Since September 11, 2001, concern has increased that terrorists could smuggle weapons of mass destruction in the 7 million ocean containers that arrive annually at U.S. seaports. In response to this concern, the U.S. Customs Service (Customs) implemented the Container Security Initiative (CSI) to screen for high-risk containers at overseas ports and Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTP...
Homeland Security: Justice Department's Project to Interview Aliens after September 11, 2001
GAO-03-459: Published: Apr 11, 2003. Publicly Released: May 9, 2003.
As one response to the September 11 terrorist attacks, the Department of Justice (DOJ) initiated a project to interview aliens whose characteristics were similar to those responsible for the attacks. The purpose was to determine what knowledge the aliens might have of terrorists and terrorist activities. GAO was asked to (1) determine the criteria DOJ used in compiling the list of aliens to be qu...