NEWS & ANALYSIS

Boise Most Vulnerable City in Western U.S. to Terrorist Attack

Many cities on the East Coast are highly vulnerable to a terrorist attack, especially those with ports.

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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Public Safety Spectrum Auction Fails to Secure Bid

The Federal Communications Commission auction of public safety spectrum has failed to attract a high enough bid.

U.K.: Britain's New National Security Strategy

Prime Minister said the new national security strategy reflects the challenges and threats of a post-Cold War world.

Government Problems Regarding Security Stem from Secrecy

ABC News correspondent Pierre Thomas told attendees of ASIS International's global terrorism conference that the government would do better to release more information on security threats rather than keep Americans in the dark.

Budget and Staffing Cuts Hurt Federal Protective Service

A string of embarrassing security lapses and failures has shaken faith in the FPS's ability to police and protect federal property.

New Report Says Right-Wing Extremism Growing in U.S.

The Southern Poverty Law Center says there has been a sharp increase in hate crimes against Hispanics, but a prominent immigration reform group named in the report says the data is misleading.

I.E.D. Explodes in New York City

The blast damaged an armed forces recruiting station before sunrise early this morning.

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Radiation Detection Machine Tests Inconclusive, Report Says

Despite their previous statements that the radiation detection machines worked, DHS now says a new round of tests cannot show whether the machines can "detect and identify actual objects that might be smuggled."

E.L.F. Strikes Seattle Suburb

Five luxury homes deemed "eco-friendly" by developers were set ablaze by radical environmentalists acting on behalf of the Earth Liberation Front.
 




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