Aug 17, 2011 -Former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge called the United States’ inability to achieve interoperable communications between first responders “a national disgrace” during a speech Wednesday that assessed how far homeland security has come since 9-11.
Jul 27, 2011 -In Rep. Peter King's third installment of "Radicalization within the Muslim American Community," a panel of experts testifies before the House Committee on Homeland Security on al-Shabaab.
Jul 19, 2011 -Supporters and some government officials want Mujahedin-e Khalq, a group that wants to topple Iran's government, to be removed from the State Department's list of terrorist organizations. Government documents raise questions about whether the group has given up terrorism.
Jul 08, 2011 -Experts agree that Hezbollah is digging-in in the Americas, but what they don’t agree on is whether the organization still poses as much of a threat to the United States as it did in the 1980s.
Jun 23, 2011 -The federal government still does not have a coherent plan to counter the growing threat of violent Islamist radicalization inside the United States, a former 9-11 Commission co-chair and radicalization expert announced today.
Jun 21, 2011 -A terrorism database and a leap ahead in DNA forensics technology are among the developments that grew out of the tragedy of 9-11, said a panel on day two of the National Institute of Justice 2011 Conference.
Jun 15, 2011 -Among the intelligence seized from the compound where Osama bin Laden was killed was evidence of terrorists' ongoing efforts to develop biological weapons. Given that continuing threat, Senator Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) announced plans to introduce legislation that would extend the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) program another five years and provide a secure revenue stream, they said Tuesday (June 14) at a bioterrorism forum at George Washington University.