NEWS & ANALYSIS

Treasury Freezes Bin Laden's Son's Assets

The U.S. Treasury Department last Friday froze the assets of Osama Bin Laden's son as well as three other al Qaeda terrorists thought to have relations with Iran.

Despite Terrorism Threat, Inauguration Safe and Sound

Despite terrorism threats released Monday night by homeland security officials, yesterday's inauguration of President Barack Obama at the Capitol came and went without serious incident.

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

Security Management will return after the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday and Inauguration Day tomorrow.

Bill Would Allow Prisons to Jam Cell Phone Signals

Legislation introduced into both houses of Congress yesterday would give prisons the right to block cell phone signals inside their walls after receiving permission from the Federal Communications Commission.

U.S. Navy Nears Deal with Unidentified Country to Prosecute Somali Pirates

The U.S. Navy is close to brokering a deal with an unidentified country to prosecute Somali pirates its captures at sea.

Oakland to Hire Unarmed Private Guards to Bolster Security Presence

In the aftermath of violent riots provoked by a police shooting, Oakland, California, will hire unarmed private security guards to help police patrol the city's streets in anticipation of more protests.

Napolitano Outlines Broad Homeland Security Agenda

Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano outlined the Department of Homeland Security's broad agenda yesterday during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs.

The Five W's of U.S. Cybersecurity

In an essay for former intelligence officers, a government cybersecurity advisor argues the United States faces a cybersecurity crisis that needs immediate attention before it undermines the nation's economic and cybersecurity.

Metro Police Chief Outlines Security for Inauguration Day

Approximately 650 police officers, including explosive detection dogs, will fan out across the capital's transit system to protect passengers during Inauguration Day.

Mexican Army Sends 2,000 Troops to Violent Juarez

As violence spirals out of control in the Mexican border town of Cuidad Juarez, the Mexican government sent 2,000 rested troops there Monday as the murder toll this year surpassed 35, according to yesterday's El Paso Times.
 




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