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By C.J. Baker, H.D. Griffiths (auth.), Jim Byrnes, Gerald Ostheimer (eds.)

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The chapters during this quantity have been provided on the July 2005NATO complicated learn Institute on Advances in Sensing with safeguard App- cations. The convention used to be held on the attractive Il Ciocco lodge close to Lucca, within the wonderful Tuscany area of northern Italy. once more we accumulated at this idyllic spot to discover and expand the reciprocity among arithmetic and engineering. The dynamic interplay - tween world-renowned scientists from the customarily disparate groups of natural mathematicians and utilized scientists which happened at our six past ASI’s endured at this assembly. The fusion of simple rules in arithmetic, biology, and chemistry with ongoing advancements in and computation o?ers the promise of even more refined and exact sensing services than c- rently exist. Coupled with the dramatic upward push within the want for surveillance in innumerable facets of our day-by-day lives, led to via antagonistic acts deemed incredible just a couple of brief years in the past, the time used to be correct for scientists within the various parts of sensing and safeguard to affix jointly in a concerted e?ort to wrestle the recent manufacturers of terrorism. This ASI used to be one vital preliminary step. To surround the various nature of the s- ject and the various backgrounds of the expected individuals, the ASI was once divided into 3 largely de?ned yet interrelated components: the - creasing want for quick and exact sensing, the scienti?c underpinnings of the continuing revolution in sensing, and speci?c sensing algorithms and methods. The ASI introduced jointly global leaders from academia, govt, andindustry,withextensivemultidisciplinarybackgroundsevidencedby theirresearchandparticipationinnumerousworkshopsandconferences.

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According to Gunaratna (2003), JI presents the largest terrorist threat in Southeast Asia with nearly 400 al Qaeda trained The Terrorist Threat and Its Implications for Sensor Technologies 27 members. Indonesia’s tolerance has allowed a training infrastructure to thrive. In addition, al Qaeda and its affiliates have lost several operational leaders, safe havens and sources of financing [56]. Those detained or arrested include, Khalid Sheik Muhammad, al Qaeda’s operations chief and mastermind of the September 11 attacks (March 2003); Abd alRahim al-Nashiri, a senior operational planner in the Persian Gulf and mastermind of the USS Cole attack (November 2002); Abu Zubaydah, responsible for al Qaeda’s recruitment and training and involved in the East African bombings in 1998 (March 2002); Omar al-Farouq, al Qaeda’s operations chief in Southeast Asia (June 2002); Riduan Isamuddin, also know as Hambali, mastermind of the Bali bombings (August 2003); and Ibn al-Shaykh al-Libi, head of al Qaeda’s training camps (December 2001).

Conclusions Bistatic and multistatic radar have significant differences to their monostatic counterparts. This offers both advantages and disadvantages, particularly in applications addressing the issues of homeland security. The particular attraction of PCL is that it may be added to augment existing capability for target detection within home air space. A multiplicity of receiver sites as well as each receiver exploiting multiple transmitters results in a system that can be tailored to the prevailing conditions.

The group, like the LTTE, has also used women suicide bombers, both to bring down an airplane in August 2004 and to bomb Russian subways [41]. The group has strong ties to al Qaeda and is 36 ADVANCES IN SENSING willing to perpetrate large-scale attacks, and therefore poses a threat to the West. As shown by the activity and aims of the terrorist groups discussed in this section, regional conflicts can directly affect Western security and safety, particularly as these conflicts fuel innovation and the interaction and training of multiple terrorist groups.

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