NEWS & ANALYSIS

Port Radiological Sensors Delayed and Overbudget

A government audit says the development of high-tech sensors to detect radiation at ports and border crossings is hamstrung by poor coordination between government agencies and is overdue and overbudget, reports the AP.

DHS to Vet Private Aircraft Passengers

Pilots will have to provide passenger manifesto an hour before departure.

Is Britain Becoming a Surveillance Society?

A new poll and report says "Yes."

McConnell Recants

Stronger surveillance law not used to spy on German jihadists.

National Response Plan Lacks Substance Say Critics

The Washington Post reports on a September 11 congressional hearing in which state and local emergency responders raise fears that problems with disaster response that became evident during Hurricane Katrina are not fixed by the new National Response Framework from the Bush Administration.

In Memoriam

Today marks the sixth anniversary of September, 11, 2001. On that crystal clear morning, 2,998 people perished due to terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and in a downed plane on a stretch of land in Pennsylvania. Five of the victims were members of ASIS International. Each died as a result of the attacks on the World Trade Center.

Osama Bin Trotsky?

Is Osama Bin Laden reading Marx and Chomsky?

Six Years After, America Better Protected

Two experts say that homeland security and intelligence efforts are more integrated and robust since that fateful September morning in 2001.

Court Strikes Down Patriot Act Provision

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has declared a provision of the USA PATRIOT Act unconstitutional.

Report : TSA Lax on Cargo Security

A report by the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) Inspector General contends that the agency's policies are making it easier to place explosives or other dangerous items in cargo carried aboard passenger aircraft.
 




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