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.
06/23/2011 - 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.
06/21/2011 - 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.
06/15/2011 - 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.