28 Feb '16, 4pm

Turkey on Lookout for Anti-Terror Systems

Turkey on Lookout for Anti-Terror Systems

ANKARA, Turkey — Hit by three major terror attacks since last October, Turkey’s top security officials are moving to build a better homeland security system designed to preemptively strike potential terrorists. After a five-hour meeting with senior security officials, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced Feb. 20 that a new security approach and mechanism, especially for the capital, Ankara, would be devised. “Every province has special [security] needs,” he said, but added that Ankara has a special position because it is the capital and hosts many government, state and party buildings, along with several diplomatic missions. Last October, radical Islamist suicide bombers killed more than 100 pro-peace activists in the heart of Ankara. In January another jihadist suicide bomber killed 10 German tourists in Istanbul. And a pro-Kurdish suicide bomber on Feb. 17 killed nea...

Full article: http://www.defensenews.com/story/defense/homeland-securit...

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