NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Taliban Attacks Kabul Hotel, Wildlife Protection Stripped from Border Areas, Paypal Bounty Program

The death toll from the Taliban’s attack on a Kabul hotel on Thursday reaches 20. The House passes a bill giving border security priority over protecting the environment. PayPal offers money to find bugs. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Underwear Bomb, New Border Patrol Strategy, Body Scanner Vulnerabilities, and More

Another underwear bomb plot thwarted. Border Patrol releases its new strategy. DHS identifies body scanner vulnerabilities. And more.

The Security Management Digital Edition Is Live

This online-only edition includes eight editorial videos, five expandable maps, audio interviews, animated advertisements, and much more.

Morning Security Brief: Drug Smuggling, FBI Most Wanted List, Charges in Trayvon Martin Case, and More

DHS sees more cases of people unknowingly transporting drugs across the border. A schoolteacher replaces Osama bin Laden on the FBI’s most wanted list. George Zimmerman is charged with murder. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Unlocking Mobile Phones, Drug Violence and Assault Rifles, LightSquared Bankruptcy, and more

Police training documents show how agencies get into locked phones. Mexico says drug violence can’t bet stopped until the U.S. gets a handle on assault rifles. Talk of LightSquared bankruptcy. And more.

State Department Issues Mexico Travel Advisory in the Wake of Drug Violence

The U.S. State Department on Wednesday issued a Travel Advisory to U.S. citizens who may be traveling or making plans to travel to Mexico. The warning included recent murder and drug trafficking statistics and warned of recent kidnappings and disappearances.

Giffords' Final Legislation Targets Airborne Drug Smugglers

H.R.3801, the Ultralight Aircraft Smuggling Prevention Act of 2012, passed unanimously in the House Wednesday to a round of applause as Gabrielle Giffords cast her vote.

Morning Security Brief: FedEx Fined For Violating Sanctions, Somali Pirate Report, Queensland Flooding Revisited, and More

FedEx fined for shipping "security sensitive" items to sanctioned companies. The number of pirate attacks off the coast of Somalia has increased,but the number of successful hijackings has fallen, says a new report. An Australian police commissioner stands by his decision to lock residents out of a flooded town after a major disaster. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Troops on the Southwest Border, Verizon Emergency Alert Mixup, DHS en Español, and More

Officials mull pulling troops from Southwest border. Verizon sends out false emergency alert to New Jersey customers. DHS releases Spanish language ads. And more.

North By Northwest

While some critics say U.S. Customs and Border Protection has not given the northern border due attention, the agency maintains that it has crafted a strategy for targeting limited assets that does the job without a massive number of boots on the ground.
 




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