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The Atlanta Olympics: A Reminder of What Can Go Wrong

Fred Burton
Chief Security Officer, Stratfor
Feb 9, 2018 | 16:07 GMT
Memories of the bombing at the Atlanta Olympics

A terrorist tried to derail the Atlanta Olympics with a bomb. His deadly attack succeeded in killing a person and injuring scores more. But the games went on and security for future games got even tighter.

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As the opening ceremonies of the Atlanta Olympics approached, we believed that everything that could be done to make the games safe had been done, writes Fred Burton. ... At least, until the phone call....

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