NEWS & ANALYSIS

U.K.: Government Has Lost 850 Laptops over 5 Years

One department, Work and Pensions, is responsible for nearly a third of the losses.

More Passport Files of "Flagged" Individuals Viewed

Investigations at the State Department are trying to determine if the passport files of "high-profile" individuals were improperly viewed.

Trucking Pork?

New York Congressman Anthony Weiner says a DHS program to train truckers to spot terrorists is one more example of pork-barrel spending that's harming the amount of money high-risk cities receive for homeland security.

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TSA Responds to CNN's Air Marshal Report

The agency says that the number of flights covered by federal air marshals is in the thousands and that the marshals are deployed on particular flights based on intelligence and risk.

In Germany, Worries Over Extremists

Germany's top spy tells Der Spiegel that 700 Muslim extremists are under surveillance and that North Africa is a hotbed of jihadism.

CNN: Marshals on Less than 1 Percent of U.S Flights

Sources claim armed air marshals fly on fewer than 1 percent of U.S. flights, while federal officials say 6.5 percent of flights carry an an armed crew member or law enforcement officer.

Setbacks Hurt the Fight Against Terrorist Financing

Terrorist innovations and problems with domestic and international cooperation and coordination have hurt the U.S. government's ability to stop terrorists from getting the money they need to carry out attacks.

Government Laptop with Patient Info Stolen

A National Institutes of Health laptop computer holding the personal information of 2,500 patients was stolen from an employee's car trunk.

FBI Approves NYPD's Intelligence Vault

After six years of waiting, the NYPD gets the green light to build its own Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility.
 




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