TITLE

Fingerprints and the War on Terror An FBI Perspective

AUTHOR(S)
Shannon, Paul J.
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;Autumn2006, Issue 43, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the relevance of securing fingerprints, photographs, and statements from suspected terrorists under military custody relative to the war on terrorism. The article made reference to the unprecedented mission of the Federal Bureau of Investigation into the combat theater of Tora Bora, Afghanistan in 2001. Information about approaches developed by the Homeland Security Council to improve terrorist screening and prevent future terrorist attacks are also provided.
ACCESSION #
24326350

 

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