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U.S. Military, FBI to Test Athens 2004 Games Security

Athens 2004 Olympics security arrangements are coming sharply into focus this week with the U.S. military and the Federal Bureau of Investigation set to test Greece’s safety plans. After months of speculation over the efficiency of the Athens Olympics’ 650 million euro ($745.9 million) security blueprint, U.S. officials this week will carefully scrutinize plans and train security staff. FBI director Robert Mueller will visit Athens on Thursday to discuss the Games’ security arrangements, a day after Greek police complete a huge U.S. military-led Olympics security drill in Germany, Greek officials said. Mueller will also praise Greek authorities for the dismantling of the country’s deadliest guerrilla group, November 17, long considered the biggest domestic security threat for next year’s Games. Full Story

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