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Major counter-terrorism exercise on the horizon.(News)(Brief Article)

Home Secretary David Blunkett recently announced plans for a major joint counter-terrorism exercise between the UK and USA in 2005. He also confirmed that plans for a counter-terrorist exercise on the London Underground in the autumn are being finalised.

The Home Secretary revealed that the 2005 exercise will involve "participation at a senior level on both sides of the Atlantic, to allow us to share best practice on emergency planning and response on a practical level, and to ensure that we are fully prepared for such a scenario. …

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