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Experts: U.S. needs better terror models

MIT symposium concludes that gov’t needs to devote more resources to understanding threat. Faced with the sustained threat of terrorist attacks against its interests and citizens, the U.S. government needs to devote more resources to developing models for understanding the threat of terrorism while building a better civil infrastructure for spotting and reacting to terrorist threats. That was the opinion of leading experts on technology and public policy who gathered at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Mass., on Friday for the event Global & Homeland Security: Science, Technology, and the Role of the University. The third annual symposium, sponsored by MIT’s Technology and Policy Program, featured a series of panel discussions on the subject of the role of the university in homeland security in which experts from leading research institutions and think tanks weighed the challenges confronting the U.S. government in battling international terrorism. Full Story

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