NEWS & ANALYSIS
Nov 05, 2008 -The financial crisis, the possibility of a U.S. military draw down in Iraq, and other factors will lead to a decrease in U.S. government security spending under President-elect Barack Obama, predicts security expert and ASIS member John Honovich.
Oct 31, 2008 -During a speech outlining the security problems the United States will face up to and through 2025, the Director of National Intelligence Mike McConnell told an audience of intelligence officials and contractors yesterday that the U.S. is most vulnerable to attack during a new president's first year in office.
Sep 20, 2008 -Against a backdrop of spreading insurgent violence in Afghanistan and an increasing criticism of airstrikes, Defense Secretary Robert Gates insists NATO must share the cost of helping the country to self-sufficiency.
Jul 28, 2008 -Nigerian rebels go on rampage, kidnapping oil workers and blowing up pipelines. Government control over the Niger Delta is slipping fast and oil workers are at risk.
Jul 08, 2008 -Bungled coup leader pays a high price for failure.
Jun 26, 2008 -A top intelligence officer told Congress that climate change could have wide-ranging effects on U.S. national security.
Apr 24, 2008 -Food-based biofuels are exacerbating food shortages and could cause further social and political instability worldwide, according to a presenter at the Third International Symposium on Agroterrorism, held April 22-24 in Kansas City.
Apr 04, 2008 -IEDs have become terrorists' weapon of choice and are being used in conflicts far from Afghanistan and Iraq.
Mar 21, 2008 -Two U.S. nonprofits that allege Chinese complicity in Sudanese genocide claim they have been hacked, with the attacks originating in China.
Mar 07, 2008 -Cyberattacks threaten states as much as missile attacks, NATO's cybersecurity chief said at an e-crime conference in London yesterday.