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13 May 2008

Beijing Olympics: Security


13 May 2008

Chennai Centre For China Studies (C3S), Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Self-description: "B. Raman, C3S Paper No.158 dated May 12, 2008. A Paper prepared for presentation during a Discussion [on the 'Beijing Olympics & Security' - ed.] at Shanghai on May 7, 2008."

[The author of the paper, Mr B. Raman, is Additional Secretary (retd), Cabinet Secretariat, Govt. of India. - ed.]

Site contents:
* Types of Olympics-Related Problems (Olympics-Related Incidents, Objectives of Such Incidents, Who can indulge in such incidents? When can such incidents take place? What types of incidents can take place during the Olympics?);
* Olympics-Related Terrorism (What are the components of an Olympics-related counter-terrorism architecture? Is preventive intelligence available on likely Olympics-related plans of terrorist organisations?);
* Threats & Vulnerabilities Perception (Which organisations will have the motive to indulge in acts of terrorism during the Olympics? How about the Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC)? Is it not a terrorist organisation? How about anti-India Pakistani jihadi organisations such as the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LET), the Harkat-ul-Mujahideen (HUM), the Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (HUJI), the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JEM) and the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LEJ)? What kind of terrorist attacks can be expected? What kind of diversionary attacks can one expect? What kind of direct attacks can one expect? How to prevent diversionary attacks? How to prevent direct attacks in Beijing? How to prevent penetration? What are the consequence management measures that would be required?)

URL http://www.c3sindia.org/terrorismandsecurity/247/beijing-olympics-security/

Internet Archive (www.archive.org) - the paper was not archived at the time of this abstract. However, in a few weeks time it will be available at web.archive.org/web/*/www.c3sindia.org - ed.

Link reported by: B. Raman (corde--at--vsnl.com)

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