NEWS & ANALYSIS

Britain Looks to Increase Precharge Detention to 42 Days

Prime Minister Gordon Brown and his Home Secretary are seeking a maximum of 42 days to hold terrorism suspects without charge in exceptional circumstances.

Massive Waste at DHS, Says Report

A new report from a private watchdog group "details billions of dollars in waste and mismanagement of taxpayer dollars" at DHS.

Terrorism and Cyberattacks Threaten British Firms

A new report warns British businesses to prepare for homegrown terrorism threats and Chinese cyberattacks.

Businesses in Scotland Benefit from Counter Terrorism Training

Project Griffin to be rolled out across Scotland.

White House Wants to Cut Homeland Security Programs

A leaked budget memo, obtained by the Associated Press, calls for deep cuts to local homeland security programs.

National Institutes of Health Report Fails to Analyze Lab Risks

A National Institutes of Health draft report on risks associated with a proposed biocontainment laboratory is not credible, according to the National Academies.

Fusion Centers' Mission Failure?

The GAO finds that state fusion centers have drifted from their original counterterrorism mission while center officials complain of federal government neglect.

A New Form of Electromagnetic Radiation Could Bolster Airport and National Security

Scientists at the DOE's Argonne National Laboratory may be able to harness the power of T-rays for more effective checkpoint screening.

New Israeli Device Said to Prevent 9-11 Type Hijackings

Israeli officials say the system is foolproof.

FDNY Partners with DHS to Gather Information While Inside Homes

Critics say the partnership will turn firefighters into intelligence agents.
 




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