War on Terrorism

Monday, March 08, 2010

Homeland Security Daily Open Source InfrastructureReport for 8 March 2010

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The Washington Post reports that a California man who calmly opened fire on two police officers at an entrance to the Pentagon Thursday appears to have acted alone and was not connected to any terrorist plot, the Pentagon police chief said. The Associated Press reports that the Pentagon Metro station reopened a day after the incident. (See items 18 and 40)

According to the Associated Press, students carried out raucous rallies on college campuses nationwide March 4 in protests against deep education cuts that turned violent as demonstrators threw punches and ice chunks in Wisconsin and blocked university gates and smashed car windows in California. Protesting students also shut down the I-880 freeway in Oakland. (See items 21 and 41)

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