NEWS & ANALYSIS

Laptop LoJack Leads to Baggage Handlers' Arrest

Three baggage handlers at Tampa International Airport were arrested after an anti-theft tracking device led police to a laptop they had stolen.

TSA Claims Victory for Arrest at Orlando Airport

The TSA says the work of its behavior detection officers led to the arrest of a man carrying bomb-making materials in his suitcase on Tuesday.

No Evidence Terrorists Can Produce Nuclear Weapon

DHS' chief intelligence officer tells Congress that al Qaeda is still searching for scientists with the expertise to produce a nuclear weapon.

US-VISIT Poorly Managed, Probably Behind Schedule

The GAO says DHS spent a third of a biometric program's funding before determining whether it was cost-effective.

End in Sight for Pentagon Intelligence Unit?

A controversial Pentagon intelligence office may be closed down, depending on the results of an impending review by Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates.

Radiation Detection Flawed, Say Scientists

Two scientists argue radiation screening at American ports of entry is flawed and a potentially fatal hole in our national security.

Treasury Evolves to Fight Terrorist Financing

A top Treasury official told Congress today that the department's role in countering terrorist financing has made it an important part of the country's national security architecture.

Boise Most Vulnerable City in Western U.S. to Terrorist Attack

Many cities on the East Coast are highly vulnerable to a terrorist attack, especially those with ports.

State Department's Antiterrorism Assistance Lacks Guidance and Accurate Reporting

The Government Accountability Office worries a lack of guidance and assessment when funding foreign counterterrorism programs, on top of incomplete and inaccurate reports, may hamper foreign country counterterrorism capabilities.

Spy Agencies Using Google

Google's search engine technology and servers are being used by the nation's intelligence community to share information more efficiently.
 




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