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Securing the London Olympics

<p>Members of the Metropolitan Police Marine Policing Unit (MPU) and Royal Marines perform a joint exercise for the media on the River Thames in London, January 19, 2012. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly </p>

Members of the Metropolitan Police Marine Policing Unit (MPU) and Royal Marines perform a joint exercise for the media on the River Thames in London, January 19, 2012. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Members of the Metropolitan Police Marine Policing Unit (MPU) and Royal Marines perform a joint exercise for the media on the River Thames in London, January 19, 2012. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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<p>Police officers designated to protect the Olympic torch demonstrate how they will protect the torch bearers and Olympic flame during the torch relay's progress through Britain, in north London, March 9, 2012. REUTERS/Neil Hall </p>

Police officers designated to protect the Olympic torch demonstrate how they will protect the torch bearers and Olympic flame during the torch relay's progress through Britain, in north London, March 9, 2012. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Police officers designated to protect the Olympic torch demonstrate how they will protect the torch bearers and Olympic flame during the torch relay's progress through Britain, in north London, March 9, 2012. REUTERS/Neil Hall

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<p>A soldier eats his lunch next to two security guards employed by G4S at the Olympic Park in Stratford, east London, July 14, 2012.
REUTERS/Andrew Winning </p>

A soldier eats his lunch next to two security guards employed by G4S at the Olympic Park in Stratford, east London, July 14, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

A soldier eats his lunch next to two security guards employed by G4S at the Olympic Park in Stratford, east London, July 14, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

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<p>A Lynx helicopter takes off from on board HMS Ocean as the ship sails into London, May 4, 2012. 

 REUTERS/Luke MacGregor </p>

A Lynx helicopter takes off from on board HMS Ocean as the ship sails into London, May 4, 2012. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

A Lynx helicopter takes off from on board HMS Ocean as the ship sails into London, May 4, 2012. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>Members of the armed forces tour the Olympic Park in Stratford, the location of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in east London July 15, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Winning</p>

Members of the armed forces tour the Olympic Park in Stratford, the location of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in east London July 15, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

Members of the armed forces tour the Olympic Park in Stratford, the location of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in east London July 15, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

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<p>A Royal Marines helicopter hovers over the River Thames during an exercise for the media in London, January 19, 2012.

REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly </p>

A Royal Marines helicopter hovers over the River Thames during an exercise for the media in London, January 19, 2012. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A Royal Marines helicopter hovers over the River Thames during an exercise for the media in London, January 19, 2012. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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<p>Chester, a Metropolitan Police explosives sniffer dog searches Victoria Coach Station in the run up to the London 2012 Olympic Games, London July 12, 2012. REUTERS/Sang Tan/pool </p>

Chester, a Metropolitan Police explosives sniffer dog searches Victoria Coach Station in the run up to the London 2012 Olympic Games, London July 12, 2012. REUTERS/Sang Tan/pool

Chester, a Metropolitan Police explosives sniffer dog searches Victoria Coach Station in the run up to the London 2012 Olympic Games, London July 12, 2012. REUTERS/Sang Tan/pool

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<p>A soldier stands next to a Rapier missile defence battery deployed at Blackheath Common in London, May 3, 2012. 

REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth </p>

A soldier stands next to a Rapier missile defence battery deployed at Blackheath Common in London, May 3, 2012. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

A soldier stands next to a Rapier missile defence battery deployed at Blackheath Common in London, May 3, 2012. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

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<p>A soldier mans a security check point at an entrance to the London 2012 Olympic Park at Stratford in London July 12, 2012.
REUTERS/Luke MacGregor </p>

A soldier mans a security check point at an entrance to the London 2012 Olympic Park at Stratford in London July 12, 2012. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

A soldier mans a security check point at an entrance to the London 2012 Olympic Park at Stratford in London July 12, 2012. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>Tourists stand outside the security fence surrounding the Olympic Village at the Olympic Park in Stratford, the location of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in east London July 16, 2012. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett </p>

Tourists stand outside the security fence surrounding the Olympic Village at the Olympic Park in Stratford, the location of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in east London July 16, 2012. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

Tourists stand outside the security fence surrounding the Olympic Village at the Olympic Park in Stratford, the location of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in east London July 16, 2012. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

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<p>A Royal Marines helicopter hovers over the River Thames during an exercise for the media in London, January 19, 2012.

REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly </p>

A Royal Marines helicopter hovers over the River Thames during an exercise for the media in London, January 19, 2012. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A Royal Marines helicopter hovers over the River Thames during an exercise for the media in London, January 19, 2012. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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<p>Royal Marines perform an exercise for the media on the River Thames in London, January 19, 2012. 

REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly </p>

Royal Marines perform an exercise for the media on the River Thames in London, January 19, 2012. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Royal Marines perform an exercise for the media on the River Thames in London, January 19, 2012. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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<p>Two police officers stand on duty on the footbridge to the shopping centre adjacent to the Olympic Park in Stratford, the location of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in east London July 15, 2012.  REUTERS/Andrew Winning</p>

Two police officers stand on duty on the footbridge to the shopping centre adjacent to the Olympic Park in Stratford, the location of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in east London July 15, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

Two police officers stand on duty on the footbridge to the shopping centre adjacent to the Olympic Park in Stratford, the location of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in east London July 15, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

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<p>Police officers designated to protect the Olympic torch, the Olympic Torch Security Team, demonstrate how they will protect the torch bearers and Olympic flame during the torch relay's progress through Britain, in north London, March 9, 2012. REUTERS/Neil Hall </p>

Police officers designated to protect the Olympic torch, the Olympic Torch Security Team, demonstrate how they will protect the torch bearers and Olympic flame during the torch relay's progress through Britain, in north London, March 9, 2012....more

Police officers designated to protect the Olympic torch, the Olympic Torch Security Team, demonstrate how they will protect the torch bearers and Olympic flame during the torch relay's progress through Britain, in north London, March 9, 2012. REUTERS/Neil Hall

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<p>Britain's HMS Ocean docks at Greenwich in London July 13, 2012. HMS Ocean will be providing security throughout the London 2012 Olympic Games. REUTERS/Ki Price </p>

Britain's HMS Ocean docks at Greenwich in London July 13, 2012. HMS Ocean will be providing security throughout the London 2012 Olympic Games. REUTERS/Ki Price

Britain's HMS Ocean docks at Greenwich in London July 13, 2012. HMS Ocean will be providing security throughout the London 2012 Olympic Games. REUTERS/Ki Price

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<p>A member of a Sea King crew flies out to HMS Ocean as the ship sails into London, May 4, 2012. 

REUTERS/Luke MacGregor </p>

A member of a Sea King crew flies out to HMS Ocean as the ship sails into London, May 4, 2012. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

A member of a Sea King crew flies out to HMS Ocean as the ship sails into London, May 4, 2012. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>A Royal Marines helicopter hovers over the River Thames during an exercise for the media in London, January 19, 2012. 

REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly </p>

A Royal Marines helicopter hovers over the River Thames during an exercise for the media in London, January 19, 2012. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A Royal Marines helicopter hovers over the River Thames during an exercise for the media in London, January 19, 2012. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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<p>Police, fire and ambulance crews participate in a drill in the event of a bomb attack during the Olympic games, at a disused underground station in London, February 22, 2012. 

REUTERS/Luke MacGregor </p>

Police, fire and ambulance crews participate in a drill in the event of a bomb attack during the Olympic games, at a disused underground station in London, February 22, 2012. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Police, fire and ambulance crews participate in a drill in the event of a bomb attack during the Olympic games, at a disused underground station in London, February 22, 2012. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>Police, fire and ambulance crews participate in a drill in the event of a bomb attack during the Olympic games, at a disused underground station in London, February 22, 2012. 

REUTERS/Luke MacGregor </p>

Police, fire and ambulance crews participate in a drill in the event of a bomb attack during the Olympic games, at a disused underground station in London, February 22, 2012. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Police, fire and ambulance crews participate in a drill in the event of a bomb attack during the Olympic games, at a disused underground station in London, February 22, 2012. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>A member of the armed forces stands on duty next to an anti-aircraft missile battery, overlooking the Olympic Park in Stratford, the location of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in east London, July 15, 2012. 
REUTERS/Andrew Winning</p>

A member of the armed forces stands on duty next to an anti-aircraft missile battery, overlooking the Olympic Park in Stratford, the location of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in east London, July 15, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

A member of the armed forces stands on duty next to an anti-aircraft missile battery, overlooking the Olympic Park in Stratford, the location of the London 2012 Olympic Games, in east London, July 15, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

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