January 7, 2010
After Bomb Plot, British Universities Again Wrestle With Issues of Security and Freedom
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British universities are once again facing tough questions about the extent to which they may be potential breeding grounds for extremist activity following the attempted Christmas Day attack on a passenger jet bound for Detroit. Officials worry about how they can protect their campuses from exploitation by extremists without jeopardizing the university's essential function as a safe environment for exploring new and even potentially radical ideas.
The suspect in the attempted attack,