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U.S. Should Harness Science And Technology Capabilities To Fight Terrorism, National Academies Report Urges

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June 25, 2002
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The United States should take advantage of its scientific and engineering strengths to detect, thwart, and respond to terrorist attacks more effectively, says a new National Academies report. The report identifies actions, including deployment of available technologies, that can be taken immediately, and it points to the urgent need to initiate research and development activities in critical areas. An independent homeland security institute also should be established to help the government make crucial technical decisions and devise strategies that can be put into practice successfully.

WASHINGTON -- The United States should take advantage of its scientific and engineering strengths to detect, thwart, and respond to terrorist attacks more effectively, says a new National Academies report. The report identifies actions, including deployment of available technologies, that can be taken immediately, and it points to the urgent need to initiate research and development activities in critical areas. An independent homeland security institute also should be established to help the government make crucial technical decisions and devise strategies that can be put into practice successfully.


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The National Academies. (2002, June 25). U.S. Should Harness Science And Technology Capabilities To Fight Terrorism, National Academies Report Urges. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 21, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/06/020625064043.htm
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