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U.S. Pushes Ship Security Rules as Global Standard

The United States is pressing for wider global adoption of new shipping rules it enforced after the Sept. 11 attacks and which it believes have deterred potential terrorists, a senior official said Tuesday. “Terrorists are not just targeting the United States, they’re targeting globalization and the global economy,” said Keith Thomson, assistant commissioner in the Office of International Affairs at the Department of Homeland Security. “Collectively we must all do more to secure what goes into, and through, all ports of the world, and not just the United States,” he told a conference on maritime security in Berlin.Full Story

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