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Terrorism and WMDs: Awareness and Response

- This book contains a great deal of intermediate-level information on the subject of weapons of mass destruction.

Homeland Security: What Is It and Where Are We Go­ing?

- Overall, I was impressed by Guiora’s narrowness of focus on the topic while acknowledging that the subject area is quite broad.

Morning Security Brief: Over-policing, Polygraph Procedure, Twitter for Disasters, and More

- The Justice Policy Institute says the U.S. suffers from over-policing, in a new report. Investigators are looking at allegations of flawed polygraphs in the recent Secret Service prostitution scandal. A professor looks at how information is disseminated via Twitter after a disaster. And more.

Morning Security Brief: DNA Previously Collected Leads to Arrest, Electronic Control Weapons, Countering al Qaeda Ads, and More

- DNA from a prior arrest links a man to a girl missing since March. Americans for Effective Law Enforcement builds a database of electronic control weapons research. How the State Department is countering al Qaeda online. And more.

LAPD Agrees to Suspicious Activity Reporting Reforms

- The Los Angeles Police Department has agreed to amend its suspicious activity reporting program after civil liberties and community groups raised civil concerns.

Morning Security Brief: No Credible NATO Threats, Testing Emergency Vaccines on Children, U.S. Not Safe from Stuxnet, and More

- The FBI says there are no credible threats to this weekend’s NATO summit. HHS opens the debate on medical countermeasure testing for children. The U.S. is not protected from a Stuxnet-type attack. And more.

Think Tank Perspective: Interview with Philip Mudd

- An interview with Philip Mudd of the New America Foundation.  

Supply Chain Security

- A White House strategy for using layered security and other measures to protect the supply chain gets mixed reviews.

Morning Security Brief: Chicago Braces for NATO Protests, House of Representatives Burglaries, License Plate Scanners, and More

- Chicago prepares for NATO summit protests. U.S. Capitol police are looking for a pattern in a series of burglaries on Capitol Hill. The DEA wants to monitor Utah’s drug corridor with license plates cameras. And more.

Top Secret America: The Rise of the New American Security State

- The authors spent two-and-a-half years attempting to document the top secret component of the govern­ment agencies dealing with counterterrorism and the private sector contractors supporting this effort (and on whom the government has become increasingly dependent).

Operation Medicine Delivery Shows 'Postal Option is a Viable Way to Get Medicine to the Public'

- U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and public health officials are pleased with the initial results of Operation Medicine Delivery, the first test run of a program to distribute emergency antibiotics to a population after a widespread biological attack.

Morning Security Brief: Underwear Bomb, New Border Patrol Strategy, Body Scanner Vulnerabilities, and More

- Another underwear bomb plot thwarted. Border Patrol releases its new strategy. DHS identifies body scanner vulnerabilities. And more.

Weekend Exercise Will Measure USPS Anthrax Response Time

- A response exercise scheduled for this weekend will measure the time it takes to deliver the first dose of antibiotics to a population after a widespread biological attack.
 




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