NEWS & ANALYSIS

U.S. Will Seek Access for Border Fence

The U.S. government is pursuing court orders to make landowners on the U.S.-Mexico border allow the government to assess their land for the construction of the border fence.

American Airlines to Fit Airplanes with Anti-Missile Systems

Three American Airline passenger planes at JFK will test anti-missile systems to deflect shoulder-to-air missiles fired by terrorists.

Security, Legitimate Travel Focus of Border Hearing

The House Committee on Homeland Security visited the El Paso-Juarez border to discuss security and cross-border travel.

EDS Companies to Profit from Larger DHS Budget

A larger explosive detection budget for U.S. airports will be a boon to a number of well-positioned EDS companies.

TSA Security Screening Called into Question

The x-raying of carry-on luggage, the taking off of shoes, and the confiscation of small items is of dubious value to airport security, says a new report from Harvard.

Does DHS Spend Too Much on Short-Term Technology?

The Department of Homeland Security spends more than half of its R&D money on technology that comes to fruition within three years.

State Homeland Security Advisors Unhappy with Federal Government

A new report from the National Governors Association shows deep dissatisfaction with the federal government among state homeland security officials .

Homegrown Terrorists Plead Guilty to Waging War on U.S. Government

Three suspects in a Los Angeles jihadist cell have pled guilty to terrorism conspiracy charges and highlight the problem of violent radicalization in U.S. prisons.

Less Private Intelligence Contractors, Says Congressional Report

A joint congressional report tells the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to find the appropriate balance between contract employees and civilian government employees.

Update: 11,000 Illegals Work in British Private Security

The number of illegal aliens working as private security guards in Britain is twice what was originally thought, revealed the Home Secretary last week.
 




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