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The Olympics and the U.K.'s Complicated Relationship With Its Rule Breakers

Organizers of the London games have taken unprecedented measures to stop "lone wolves" from wreaking havoc. But that hasn't stopped them from making them a central part of this summer's festivities.

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The Delicate Politics of Olympic Security

Londoners may be watching their city’s security takeover anxiously, but they can't seem to turn away.

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Surprise of the Day: Chicago Won't Host the G-8 Summit

After months of planning, the White House decided to shift the summit to Camp David.

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When Preparing for Major Events, How Should Cities Balance Civil Rights and Security?

As Chicago readies to host the G8 and NATO summits, its police force gets ready for what could be a historic gathering of protesters.

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The Burgeoning Field of Security Perimeter Design

As bollards and Jersey barriers become ubiquitous, architects and designers look for ways to make them less hideous

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Security Cameras As Planning Tools

A network of cameras will augment planning – and law enforcement – in New Delhi

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Why City Governments Love Crime Cameras

Officials in Wilkes-Barre say their $3 million surveillance system was worth every penny. Then again, they didn't have to pay for it

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The Evolving Fence at the U.S.-Mexico Border

New style of fencing adds to securitized boundary

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A Legacy of Security in Olympic London

2012 Games will bring with it an even broader surveillance infrastructure

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Forcing Banks to Secure Foreclosed Homes

A proposed Chicago ordinance would require security guards to be posted outside vacant homes near schools