U.S. Northern Command Counterterrorism Response Force Requirement
by Matthew D. Bartels
Nassim Nicholas Taleb introduced the theory of a “Black Swan” event in 2007. It is described “as an event in human history that was unprecedented and unexpected at the point in time it occurred; however, after evaluating… Read More
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released a report assessing the Department of Defense’s (DoD) progress incorporating the Homeland Response Force into the chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) response enterprise.
DoD is expected to play a prominent role in supporting civil authorities in a CBRN incident, and the Homeland… Read More
In April the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report suggesting the Department of Defense (DoD) clarify its roles and responsibilities for Defense Support to Civil Authorities (DSCA) during cyber incidents. The report, GAO-16-332, comes as the scale, frequency, and impact of cyber incidents grow.
Cyber threats loom over U.S.… Read More
The cooperative efforts of law enforcement, investigative, and security personnel and first responders are being praised in the aftermath of the April 15 Boston Marathon bombing...
In October the Government Accountability Office released a report assessing cooperation efforts between the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security...