Terror fears over Sydney Olympics

While Australians eagerly anticipated the 2000 Sydney Olympics, the nation’s security agencies feared a major terror attack. The National Archives has released the 2000 cabinet papers, revealing security preparations in the run-up to the Sydney Olympics. A year before the September 11 attacks would alter...

Terror fears over Sydney Olympics

Security agencies were braced for a chemical weapons attack or hostage siege at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, according to newly released documents. While Australians eagerly anticipated the 2000 Sydney Olympics, the nation’s security agencies feared a major terror attack. The National Archives has released the...