10/28/2011 - A bill (H.R. 963) that would grant immunity to those reporting acts of terrorism has been approved by the House Judiciary Committee. The bill must now be taken up by the full House of Representatives.
10/25/2011 - For months, DHS has warned about possible attacks on utilities' infrastructure. A new bulletin advises local agencies to be aware of a terrorist tactic aimed at contaminating drinking water.
09/29/2011 - A bill (S. 473) that would extend the government’s Chemical Facility Anti-terrorism Standards (CFATS) program through October 2014 has been approved by the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. The measure must now be considered by the full Senate.
07/27/2011 - 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.
07/19/2011 - 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.
07/08/2011 - 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.