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Report appraises U.S. border security



Report appraises U.S. border security

In June, the U.S. Government Accountability Office released a report addressing DHS efforts to secure the southwest border, interagency oversight and information sharing efforts related to the southwest border, and DHS management of assets used to secure the southwest border...

Strategic plan addresses intellectual property enforcement



Strategic plan addresses intellectual property enforcement

On June 20, the Obama Administration released the 2013 Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator Joint Strategic Plan which will help guide Department of Homeland Security and other government agencies’ efforts to combat the theft of intellectual property...

State releases International Narcotics Control Strategy Report



State releases International Narcotics Control Strategy Report

Early in March, the Department of State released the 2013 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report. The report provides an overview of counternarcotics efforts by the governments of over 90 countries, including several U.S. departments and agencies...

IAP 10W (September 2012) Domestic Security Cooperation: A Unified Approach to Homeland Security and Defense



IAP 10W (September 2012) Domestic Security Cooperation: A Unified Approach to Homeland Security and Defense

Using a capabilities-based assessment model as a guide, this paper examines the current operational capabilities of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Customs and Border Protection, and NORTHCOM. The analysis highlights the capabilities required to combat current and future threats along the southwest border and identifies the gaps between existing and required capabilities.

DHS stresses supply chain security



DHS stresses supply chain security

The expansive nature of the global supply chain leaves it vulnerable to disruption, whether the disruption is naturally occurring or manmade.  To ensure the security and resilience of the global supply chain, there is a need to shift focus from "just-in-time" delivery to "just-in-case" security...

EPA and DOT join U.S. Customs and Border Protection Import Safety Center



EPA and DOT join U.S. Customs and Border Protection Import Safety Center

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently signed agreements with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHSMA) to enhance information sharing among the agencies...