NEWS & ANALYSIS

Piracy and Terrorism Up on the High Seas, Says Study

While both piracy and terrorism on the high seas have increased, the RAND Corporation finds there is no evidence that terrorists and pirates are collaborating.

Some Cops Fail to Report Terrorism Watch List Hits, FBI Says

The man in charge of the nation's terrorist "watch list" says state and local cops find dozens of matches on the street each day, but fail to report all of them to the FBI.

U.S. Will Require Online Registration for Foreign Visitors

Residents of nations who can travel to the United States without a visa will be asked to register online with the U.S. government at least three days prior to travel.

CCTV for Airplanes?

A European prototype tests the effectiveness of CCTV in detecting terrorist threats on planes.

Emergency Managers: Annual Hurricane Season Predictions are Bunk

Emergency managers take annual hurricane season predictions with a grain of salt; forecasters say they never claimed to have a crystal ball.

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.
 




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