In The Media
- (Reuters) U.S and European Security Officials Worry about Sochi-Related Attacks
- February 6, 2014
Laith Alkhouri of Flashpoint Partners, a private firm which monitors militant websites for government and private customers, noted that militants have had "months and months to plan" Olympic-related attacks. "Although the Russian government was also preparing for the games all this time, many of its security measures were ad hoc and reactionary, which might be a point of weakness in their security design," he said.
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