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Nov. 13
  An intruder armed with a knife managed to dodge guards and enter the White House because of poor communication and a series of lapses
  The Secret Service launched a 'comprehensive review' of procedures there after two attempted breaches in 24 hours

  The homeland security department will put into place 'enhanced security measures' in certain overseas airports with direct flights to the US
Jan.21   Obama offers security assistance to Putin as Olympic terror fears mount  Obama offered Russian President the full security assistance of the U.S. as concerns continue to mount over terror threats at next month’s Games

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Nov.21 U.S., Afghanistan agree security pact
  The U.S. and Afghanistan have reached a deal on the final language of a bilateral security agreement, guiding the role of American troops
Nov.14   Agents 'removed from Obama guard'
  Two US Secret Service agents have been removed from President Obama's security detail amid allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct Jun.18   US surveillance 'foiled 50 plots'  U.S. Congress: The head of America's electronic spying agency has told Congress surveillance programs leaked by Edward Snowden helped thwart 50 attacks since 2001 May.14   Obama says tax bias 'intolerable'  US President Barack Obama has said the federal tax agency's targeting of conservative groups for extra scrutiny was 'ntolerable and inexcusable'

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Oct.9 'No warning' of Libyan US attack
  The Department of State has said it had no actionable intelligence about plans for last month's deadly attack on the American consulate in Libya Apr.27 New rules for US Secret Service  The US Secret Service has tightened staff guidelines in an attempt to stop any repeat of the Colombia sex scandal

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Oct.17   Pentagon braces for new Wikileaks  The US military has assembled a 120-member team to prepare for the expected publication of some 400,000 Iraq war documents Jun.27   CIA defends Blackwater contract  The head of CIA has defended awarding a large contract to the controversial security company formerly known as Blackwater Jun.19   Firm tied to Blackwater gets contract  A firm affiliated with the former Blackwater security company has been awarded a contract to provide protection to U.S. in the Afghan cities

year 2009 Top ^

Jul.8 US federal security lapses found  U.S. Congress: Undercover investigators managed to smuggle bomb-making materials into key government buildings on 10 occasions last year May.29 US launches cyber security plan  President Obama has announced plans for securing American computer networks against cyber attacks and the creation of a cyber security offic... May.21   Obama: Gitmo 'weakens US security'
  President Barack Obama: The US prison camp at Guantanamo Bay has weakened national security and served as a rallying call for enemies
Jan.30   Blackwater losing Iraq contract
  The State Dept will not renew the contract of security contractor Blackwater Worldwide when it expires in May. Iraqis refused to renew the license

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B. 2014-11-13 White House security lapses detailed White House, Washington
C. 2014-09-20 White House security stepped up after intrusions White House, Washington
3. 2014-07-02 Tighter security for flights to US Washington
4. 2014-01-21 Obama offers security assistance to Putin as Olympic terror fears mount Washington
2013-11-21 U.S., Afghanistan agree security pact Washington
G. 2013-11-14 Agents 'removed from Obama guard' Washington
H. 2013-05-14 Obama says tax bias 'intolerable' Washington
I. 2012-10-09 'No warning' of Libyan US attack Washington

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