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Protecting Euro 2016 and the Rio Olympics: Lessons Learned from London 2012

Topics: Commercial Facilities & Mass Gatherings, Emergency Management, Homeland Security Theory Policy and Practice, Terrorism,

This article discusses the increase in terrorist attacks targeting large public sporting events, and the security risks for the UEFA Euro 2016 football tournament and the 2016 Rio Olympics. It suggests taking lessons from the security preparations done for the Long Olympics as a model for protecting international events.

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