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Introduction to Terrorism: UNIT VIII ARTICLE CRITIQUE4includes fingerprinting and facial recognition. These devices can capture and transmit data and cross references against a global database for both criminal and civilian. This can alert to movement or targets or persons of interest. Lastly, other advancement technology is direct-energy weapons, compared with conventional weapons, which rely on the kinetic or chemical energy of a projectile, directed-energy weapons can hit a target with subatomic particles or electromagnetic waves that travel at speeds at or near the speed of light (Carafano, 2005). These devices can target items such as vehicles, missiles, satellites, or aircraft. Throughout the coming year’s advancements in these areas and others to include nanotechnology, non-lethal weapons, data mining, system integration, and link analysis will continue to grow and give new areas for agencies such as the FBI to combat these terrorist threats and their efforts to be increasingly productive and effective.
Introduction to Terrorism: UNIT VIII ARTICLE CRITIQUE5ReferencesCarafano, J. (2005). The Future of Anti-Terrorism Technologies. Retrieved from .Mueller, J., & Stewart M. G. (2014, September). A risk Assessment of the FBI's counterterrorism efforts. The CIP Report, 13(2). Retrieved from -cip-report/past-issues-catalog/