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DoD stresses preparedness



DoD stresses preparedness
Yesterday, Robert G. Salesses, deputy assistant secretary of defense for homeland defense integration and defense support to civil authorities, stressed the importance of strengthening collective security through preparedness, saying “I emphasize that national preparedness and military readiness are synonymous.” Salesses discussed the variety of regional threats faces Department of Defense… Read More

News You Can Use: 09/23/16



News You Can Use: 09/23/16
National Security A convenient terrorism threat, Brookings Integrating Climate Change into National Security Planning, White House EU expresses concern over 9/11 bill, The Hill 9/11 Drove Change in Intelligence Community, NSA Chief Says, DoD News Faulty Fingerprint Records Lead to Hundreds of Mistakes in Granting Citizenship, Government Executive U.S. Military… Read More

FEMA releases 2016 National Preparedness Report



FEMA releases 2016 National Preparedness Report
Earlier this month the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced the publication of its 2016 National Preparedness Report. The report, which was issued this spring, evaluates core capabilities of U.S. government agencies tasked with providing emergency preparedness and response. FEMA’s report highlights several DHS initiatives,… Read More

News You Can Use: 09/21/16



News You Can Use: 09/21/16
National Security First presidential debate to focus on security, prosperity, The Week More than 800 immigrants mistakenly granted citizenship, Federal Times How to decide whether (and when) to call it terrorism, The Washington Post The Case for Integrated Civilian, Military ISR/C4ISR Strategies, Defense News Time for a Serious U.S. National… Read More

News You Can Use: 09/19/16



News You Can Use: 09/19/16
National Security Suspect in N.Y., N.J. bombings in custody after shootout; ‘no indication’ of terror cell, The Washington Post Pipe Bombs Found Near Train Station in Elizabeth, N.J., The New York Times Authorities hunt for terrorists who caused Chelsea explosion and planned to detonate second bomb, Daily News F.B.I. Treats… Read More

News You Can Use: 09/16/16



News You Can Use: 09/16/16
National Security Report: Wars in Iraq, Afghanistan cost almost $5 trillion so far, Military Times The Post-9/11 U.S. Intelligence Community, The Cipher Brief Iran threatened to shoot down US Navy spy planes in the Persian Gulf, Fox News Disjointed: Pentagon Isn’t Coordinating Efforts to Fix Readiness, Government Executive Climate Change… Read More

Experts gather at National Security Summit



Experts gather at National Security Summit
Last week a panel of military and government agency leaders gathered to share their experiences and perspectives on cyber and intelligence issues at the Intelligence and National Security Summit. The Summit is the premier gathering of senior decision makers from government, military, industry and academia. Panelists included commander of U.S.… Read More

News You Can Use: 09/12/16



News You Can Use: 09/12/16
National Security On 9/11, different pictures of national security, Politico Face of Defense: Military, Civilian Responders Provide Aid in Hermine’s Aftermath, DoD News U.S. Gets Ready to Assist Offensive to Retake Key Iraqi City From Islamic State, The Wall Street Journal U.S. Rescue Attempt in Afghanistan Missed Western Hostages by… Read More

Civilians and military respond to Hermine



Civilians and military respond to Hermine
Civilian and military emergency response teams sprang into action after Hurricane Hermine made landfall on the western coast of Florida earlier this month. Responders included the Florida National Guard’s Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high-yield Explosive Enhanced Response Force Package and part of Florida’s Urban Search and Rescue Team. Flooding… Read More