NEWS & ANALYSIS

Lab Accidents on the Rise

Accidents and missing shipments are increasing at the laboratories dealing with the world's deadliest toxins.

Blackwater Founder Defends His Contractors

Says his contractors are not cowboys before a congressional committee.

Targeting May be Key to Food Safety

Government and food industry officials are suggesting that better-targeted inspections, rather than an increased number of inspections, could be the key to food import safety.

Blackwater USA Sought to Cover Up Deadly Iraq Shootings

A new congressional report faults the State Department for its lack of accountability and its permissiveness regarding the private security contractor.

FBI Director Mueller Discusses Terrorism Threat

Al Qaeda is not, in the words of FBI Director Robert Mueller, "an organization that will go quietly into the night." Speaking recently to the Council on Foreign Relations, Mueller said that "Just as the FBI has changed and developed new tactics to confront al Qaeda’s asymmetrical warfare, al Qaeda has also adapted." He spoke of a "three-tiered threat."

Blackwater USA Leads Security Firms in Iraqi Shootings

Private security contractor accused of more militant, aggressive stance.

Part of Patriot Act Struck Down as Unconstitutional

FISA, as amended as part of the Patriot Act, violates the Fourth Amendment, rules judge.

Cold War Icon Takes on Terror

Henry Kissinger spoke about the threats from radical Islam to national and international security at the ASIS International 53rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits.

The Homeland Security Grant Pie

Small, rural states will get less, but not much less, according to Congress' think tank.

Al Qaeda's European Recruitment Strategy

Director of National Intelligence says the terrorist group is recruiting in Europe to take advantage of easy European passage into the United States.
 




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