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Anti-Terror Agency Turns Heads

Lie-detecting dogs and bullet-detecting radar sound like science fiction, but the brains behind these ideas aren’t writers. These projects are just two of many being funded by a little-known Pentagon counterterrorism research group called the Technical Support Working Group, or TSWG. The group, pronounced tis-wig, began funding anti-terrorism projects in 1986 and has been known for its intra- and inter-agency cooperation in developing tools for fighting terrorism. “TSWG is, in effect, a kind of mini-DARPA, except it is more clearly focused on a counterterrorism mission,” according to Stephen Aftergood, a senior research analyst at the Federation of American Scientists (FAS). Full Story

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