July 16th, 2012
11:22 AM ET

London's Olympic security questioned

British government ministers fought back Sunday against accusations they had taken their eye off the Olympic security ball, rejecting accusations they were warned nearly a year ago about the security giant contracted to provide guards for the Games.

G4S, the security contractor, admitted on Wednesday that it would not be able to provide more than 10,000 security staffers by the time the Olympics begin in less than two weeks.

The government hurriedly announced it would bring in 3,500 military personnel to boost security for the Games.

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  1. AFriendlySuggestion

    I would question whoever built that roller coaster, why?

    November 12, 2013 at 9:42 pm | Reply
  2. can't be afforded

    mitt romeys million dollar horse that does not actualy do anything will be in good company with thousands of security forces that will be staring at the sky for the german gost blitz while the real trouble just walks on by

    July 16, 2012 at 11:14 pm | Reply
  3. Lars

    Maybe their uniforms are made in chins too. And its too late to make new ones.

    July 16, 2012 at 12:28 pm | Reply
  4. Hahahahahahahahaha

    Better start Profiling. It works wonders!!!!! Hahahahahahahahha

    July 16, 2012 at 12:06 pm | Reply

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