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Factbox: Eleven plots against NYC disrupted since September 11

Police and intelligence services have disrupted 11 plots against New York City since the September 11, 2001 attacks destroyed the World Trade Center in downtown Manhattan, New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said on Wednesday. Full story

FBI uncovered 14 suspected leakers in five years

The FBI says it's easy to complain about leaks, but hard to find the leakers. Full story

Germany sees increase in leftist violence

Germany saw an increase in left-wing violence in 2009, but right-wing extremists also remained a large internal threat to the country, the nation's top security official said Monday. Full story

Iran says it has dismantled terrorist group

Iran's official news agency says the country's intelligence service has dismantled a terrorist network that killed at least four people and wounded several others in recent months. Full story

British business backs BP on oil spill, government silent

British business leaders have criticized the Obama Administration for the level of political pressure on BP over its Gulf of Mexico oil spill and investors are calling on the UK government to support the company. Full story

Iran TV shows video of scientist "abducted" to U.S.

Iran's state television showed a video on Monday of what it said was a missing nuclear scientist declaring he had been kidnapped and taken to the United States where he was "tortured." Full story

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Video

  Chertoff, Harman on new airline screening rules

Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff and Rep. Jane Harman, D-Calif. discuss the new procedures, based not on nationality or passport, but on characteristics pulled together by intelligence agencies.

  Judging Obama's judgment on plane scare

Dec. 30: The panel debates whether the president's response in the hours and days since the attempted terror attack was appropriate.

  Hoekstra, dubious choice for Intelligence Committee

Nov. 11: Rachel Re: Rachel Maddow provides an overview of intelligence leaks and misstatements by Rep. Pete Hoekstra, R-MI, the Republicans' ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee.

  Failure to recognize signals

Nov. 10: Former CIA officer Bob Baer and NBC counter-terrorism analyst Roger Cressey discuss how intelligence agencies managed to miss warning signs from Fort Hood shooting suspect Major Nidal Malik Hasan.

  Clinton talks tough before key meeting

Oct. 29: Despite criticizing Pakistan for past failures in pursuing al-Qaida, the secretary of state met with the nation’s top general and the head of its intelligence services. NBC’s Andrea Mitchell reports.

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