NEWS & ANALYSIS
Feb 10, 2011 -The belief that the overwhelming majority of firearms used by Mexico's drug cartels come from the United States is a myth, according to the private intelligence firm.
Jan 25, 2011 -Software glitches, high costs, and safety concerns have limited the widespread domestic use of unmanned aerial vehicles.
Dec 02, 2010 -The Texas border town of El Paso perpetually ranks as one of America's safest cities despite neighboring one of the most violent and crime-infested places on earth.
Dec 01, 2010 -Articles on how El Paso, Texas, stays safe; security trends; biodefense; security centralization; and responding to a kidnapping round out December's online edition of Security Management
Nov 04, 2010 -Keeping Guantanamo Bay detainees out of the United States and streamlining congressional oversight are among the top priorities of Peter King (R-NY3), the Republican expected to retake the reins of the House Committee on Homeland Security in the new Congress.
Oct 07, 2010 -Federal background investigators' handling of personal data they collect needs better oversight. Immigration enforcement claims are challenged. AT&T reportedly told by government not to buy certain phone equipment from a Chinese company. And draft of anti-counterfeiting agreement no longer has most controversial provisions.
Jul 20, 2010 -The drug war just across the border from El Paso, Texas, just got closer to Baghdad last week after Cuidad Juárez experienced its first car bomb, killing two police officers and a paramedic and injuring seven people.
Jun 01, 2010 -The suspicionless search of a crewmember’s cabin aboard a ship did not violate the crewmember’s Fourth Amendment rights to be free of unreasonable search and seizure.
Feb 15, 2010 -Sources wonder whether American David Coleman Headley, charged with aiding terrorists in the Mumbai attack, may also have had a hand in the planning of the weekend attack on a bakery in the India city of Pune. A study of illegal immigrant detection rates finds that they have more than doubled in five years but the percentage of persons detained who had criminal records has declined. An update on how the battle to cut off Al Qaeda funding is going. New pictures from 9-11; and a debate on whether critics of homeland security policies are aiding the enemy. And former CIA Director Michael Hayden co-authors a piece in the Baltimore Sun about the need for public-private partnerships to improve cybersecurity.
Dec 03, 2009 -DHS says it can't satisfy Congress' mandate of 100 percent scanning of U.S.-bound shipping containers by 2012. Finding little progress, GAO now says DHS must examine whether that goal is feasible at all.