NEWS & ANALYSIS

Inaugurating the Asian Century

The least noticed strategic effect of the war in Iraq.

Two Titans Team Up for National Preparedness and Response

The Red Cross and the Business Roundtable have joined forces to strengthen the nation's disaster preparedness and response.

His New Jihad

One of the Bali bombers has turned against jihadism. Now he's helping the police in a controversial counterterrorism strategy and trying to steer others away from extremism.

Illegal Drugs Continue to Pour in from Mexico

A GAO report says more cooperation with Mexico needed.

United Kingdom's DNA Practices Criticized

Police's ability to collect and retain biological information conflicts with democratic rights.

Small and Medium Homeland Security Stocks May Have Peaked

Reuters reports this week that although U.S. security spending is still rising, small and medium-sized homeland security stocks may have hit their peak.

More of the Same, Only Different, After Putin Leaves

An economic boom amid creeping authoritarianism only adds to the uncertainty of Russia after Putin.

Head of Intelligence Community Defends Updated FISA

Mike McConnell argued that Congress should make the expanded surveillance powers they permitted in August permanent.

The New Face of Meth in America

Despite successes in stopping domestic production, foreign smuggling of the drug has filled the void, officials say.

Port Radiological Sensors Delayed and Overbudget

A government audit says the development of high-tech sensors to detect radiation at ports and border crossings is hamstrung by poor coordination between government agencies and is overdue and overbudget, reports the AP.
 




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