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Dubai counters rising terror threat

This oil-rich Persian Gulf state has outfitted high-rises with the latest security, installed an iris-recognition ID system and nearly completed a 500-mile-long barrier along its borders with Oman and Saudi Arabia. With such efforts, the United Arab Emirates has created one of the world’s most comprehensive homeland security and anti-terrorism systems. That has kept Dubai — the jewel in the nation’s crown and a stop on President Bush’s Mideast trip — free from the Islamic extremist attacks that have plagued other countries in the region. Full Story

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