NEWS & ANALYSIS

TSA May Have Tipped Agents Off to Security Test

The Associated Press reports that the Transportation Security Administration appears to have thwarted a security test "by alerting screeners across the country that it was under way, even providing descriptions of the undercover agents."

Bush Issues Information-Sharing Report

The White House issues its strategy for information sharing in the war on terrorism.

DHS Releases "Chemicals of Interest" List

Companies holding these chemicals beyond a certain quantity will have to submit to DHS' Top-Screen, an online risk assessment tool.

Problems with the Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Maritime industry stakeholders voiced their frustration with the new biometric ID-cards aimed at securing the nation's ports.

Canada's Porous Border

The country's auditor general says border security may be as bad as it was 20 years ago.

Local Law Enforcement Counterterrorism Efforts Highlighted

Senior police officers tell Congress why they are the "first preventors of terrorism."

New York Governor's New Plan Would Still Give Licenses to Illegal Aliens

Plan would create three separate but secure driver's licenses.

DHS Embraces Blogging

One more example of the blogging trend among top government officials.

Insect Insurgents

Could bugs be the next terrorist weapon? A Boston Globe op-ed thinks so.

9-11 Chairman Criticizes FBI's Counterterrorism Efforts

Thomas H. Kean says the FBI must stop treating its intelligence analysts like second class citizens.
 




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