NEWS & ANALYSIS

Senate Studies Nuke Attack Response

Expert witnesses outlined the tremendous difficulty of disaster response amid the terror and chaos of a successful nuclear attack against the United States.

Incident Report Revision Helps LAPD Gather Terrorism Intelligence

A simple addition to police officer's report forms has turned LAPD officers into better counterterrorism intelligence gatherers, and federal officials have taken note.

U.S. to Develop an Early Warning System for Hacks

Chertoff compares the effort to the Manhattan Project; security experts are skeptical.

Draft Security Plans for the World Trade Center Modeled Off London's Ring of Steel

Critics say the plan will create a traffic nightmare.

Recent Prosecutions Reveal China's Network of Spies

Intelligence officials warn China has recruited a vast network of spies to gather confidential information on U.S. military technology as well as private corporate technology.

No Evidence Terrorists Can Produce Nuclear Weapon

DHS' chief intelligence officer tells Congress that al Qaeda is still searching for scientists with the expertise to produce a nuclear weapon.

US-VISIT Poorly Managed, Probably Behind Schedule

The GAO says DHS spent a third of a biometric program's funding before determining whether it was cost-effective.

End in Sight for Pentagon Intelligence Unit?

A controversial Pentagon intelligence office may be closed down, depending on the results of an impending review by Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates.

Radiation Detection Flawed, Say Scientists

Two scientists argue radiation screening at American ports of entry is flawed and a potentially fatal hole in our national security.

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.
 




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