07/17/2013 - “Stand Your Ground” laws draw fire after the Zimmerman verdict, Al Qaeda’s Yemen-based branch announces that its second in command was killed by a U.S. drone strike, and a RAND report says that sexual assault in the military cost the United States billions last year.
04/22/2013 - Authorities suspect that the alleged Boston bombers had more attacks planned, a federal appeals court reverses a fraud conviction based on the “honest services” theory, and the fertilizer facility in West, Texas, was storing ammonium nitrate.
02/26/2013 - After private government audits, the laboratories at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have been cited for improperly securing potential bioterror agents and for a lack of training given to employees who work with them.
02/19/2013 - A new report explores why terrorist groups die off and whether government intervention can help speed the process. The report also discusses how factors such as the age of the organization can affect its demise.
12/19/2012 - This book covers a crucial element in the worldwide battle against terror and provides an academic viewpoint of many of the issues surrounding the ability to quantitatively measure the performance of financial intelligence units.
11/14/2012 - Omar Hammami is just as comfortable in the studio as he his carrying an AK-47. Since 2009, he’s released about a half-dozen rap tracks celebrating martyrdom and condemning the United States and Israel. Now his face will appear on posters at a post office near you.
11/06/2012 - How likely is it that Hezbollah in Lebanon would launch suicide attacks or engage in kidnappings during an election year? Professor V.S. Subrahmanian, head of the University of Maryland’s Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, said that the right data combined with the right software can answer that question.