10/23/2014 - A new Congressional Research Service report finds that high-voltage transformers, which carry 60 to 70 percent of the nation’s electricity, are vulnerable to terrorist attack. Physical Security of the U.S. Power Grid: High-Voltage Transformer Substations reports that such an attack could have catastrophic consequences.
04/08/2014 - Protests continue in three eastern Ukrainian cities but police are able to regain control of one government building occupied by pro-Russian protestors. NBC News reports the hunt for missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 is on track to become the costliest search effort in aviation history. A GAO report reveals that six government agencies' assessments of physical security standards are not in line with DHS guidelines.
09/17/2013 - Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis acted alone and has a record of abusing firearms, the ACLU has released a report on the FBI's abuse of power after 9-11, and Colorado's oil and gas infrastructure has been damaged by the region's floods.
03/20/2012 - Blurring Military and Police Roles is a fascinating collection of scholarly essays on this subject from both the police and military points of view, as well as from historical, organizational, and operational perspectives.