NEWS & ANALYSIS

WMD Video not al Qaeda, Say Terrorism Experts

A video calling for WMD attacks against the West, said to be slated for release today, is not the work of al Qaeda but a crude fan video created by jihadi enthusiasts.

U.S. Does Poorly in Peace Rankings

The United States has fallen one place down in the 2nd annual Global Peace Index, but the index's creator says the world is more peaceful this year than last year.

San Diego Airport's Security Lanes Aim to Ease Stress

Passengers will be able to pick the security lane that most closely fits their needs.

American People and Local Police Key to Homeland Security and Resilience

Experts criticized the federal government at a hearing for not sharing enough information and intelligence on the terrorist threat with the American people as well as state and local law enforcement.

Has DHS Abandoned Resilience?

A subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee wants to know.

White House Considers Unified Risk Management Model

A senior adviser says President Bush will likely order development of a "comprehensive risk management paradigm" for the nation.

TWIC Compliance Gets Extended While Foreign Workers Come Under Suspicion

DHS has extended the deadline for TWIC by seven months while foreign students have been denied ID cards and labeled security threats.

Beijing Tightens Subway Security

The Chinese government did not say if the security checks are in anticipation of this summer's Olympic Games.

DHS Needs to Do More to Spur Supply Chain Resiliency

DHS has a critical role in helping businesses and ports build resiliency into their operations, witnesses testified at a hearing.

Bill Would Give DHS Control of Foot-and-Mouth Research

House and Senate conferees have put language in the proposed farm bill that would give DHS authority to move research of foot-and-mouth disease into the continental United States.
 




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