NEWS & ANALYSIS

Public Information Can Aid Terrorists, Says Report

A new RAND report says publicly available information can make an attack easier for terrorists to perpetrate.

Remote-Control Toys a Terrorism Risk?

Toy remote controls may pose a terrorism risk, says TSA.

Agriculture Inspections Compromised

The 2002 decision to transfer agriculture inspections to Customs and Border Protection has hurt the nation's ability to protect against foreign pests.

DHS Extends Border Fencing 145 Miles

The department completed its goal of laying down 70 miles of fencing by the end of September.

FBI Director Mueller Discusses Terrorism Threat

Al Qaeda is not, in the words of FBI Director Robert Mueller, "an organization that will go quietly into the night." Speaking recently to the Council on Foreign Relations, Mueller said that "Just as the FBI has changed and developed new tactics to confront al Qaeda’s asymmetrical warfare, al Qaeda has also adapted." He spoke of a "three-tiered threat."

Part of Patriot Act Struck Down as Unconstitutional

FISA, as amended as part of the Patriot Act, violates the Fourth Amendment, rules judge.

Cold War Icon Takes on Terror

Henry Kissinger spoke about the threats from radical Islam to national and international security at the ASIS International 53rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits.

The Homeland Security Grant Pie

Small, rural states will get less, but not much less, according to Congress' think tank.

Al Qaeda's European Recruitment Strategy

Director of National Intelligence says the terrorist group is recruiting in Europe to take advantage of easy European passage into the United States.

Climate Change Could Be This Century's Greatest Risk

Australia's top police officer is calling climate change this century's top security risk.
 




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