terrorism


News You Can Use: 09/30/16



News You Can Use: 09/30/16
National Security Five Lawmakers Are Challenging Gag Orders on FBI National Security Letters, The Intercept Chief of Staff of the Army: Changing Nature of War Won’t Change Our Purpose, Association of the United States Army Kerry Says TPP Rejection Would Hurt US National Security, The New York Times The Case… 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

Featured Article: A Ticking Time Bomb…



Featured Article: A Ticking Time Bomb…
Featured article: West Africa: A “Ticking Time Bomb” or an Opportunity to Advance U.S. National Security Interests? by Raymond Everhart, John Morris, and Mohamadou Amar As international relations expert Francis Fukuyama wrote, “Since the end of the Cold War, weak and failing states have arguably become the single most important… 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: 07/18/16



News You Can Use: 07/18/16
National Security National security officials admit they’re worried about violence at upcoming conventions, The Week In the Age of ISIS, Who’s a Terrorist, and Who’s Simply Deranged?, The New York Times The Iran deal: Off to an encouraging start, but expect challenges, Brookings Remarks at Public-Private Sector Roundtable Discussion on… Read More

House releases report on Benghazi attack



House releases report on Benghazi attack
The U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on Benghazi has released their proposed report on 2012 terrorist attack that killed four Americans. The report includes “many new revelations” and is critical of the Obama administration’s response. The report details relevant events in 2011 and 2012 that led up to the… Read More

State report on terrorism critical of interagency cooperation



State report on terrorism critical of interagency cooperation
The State Department recently released the 2015 Country Reports on Terrorism. The reports assesses global terrorist threats, including terrorist groups such as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and the use of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) weapons. Many of the country reports also appraise U.S.… Read More

Multi-agency center finds new home



Multi-agency center finds new home
The Terrorist Explosive Device Analytical Center (TEDAC) was welcomed to its new home at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama on February 16. The multi-agency organization is made up of 30 partner agencies, including the FBI and the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security. TEDAC is responsible for analyzing and exploiting… Read More

Report aims to prevent homegrown violent extremism



Report aims to prevent homegrown violent extremism
The Sanford School of Public Policy’s Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security at Duke University recently published a report on the U.S. strategy to prevent homegrown violent extremism through community policing. The report focuses on how policing agencies can work with Muslim Americans and other communities to enhance public… Read More