Aug 24, 2011 -State Department annual terrorism report finds more of the same in terms of the threats and the usual suspects. There are more FBI informants now than ever. DMV employee indicted for issuing illegal licenses. Crime on the rise in the Bahamas. And more.
Jun 30, 2011 -At a Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing Wednesday afternoon, a Government Accountability Office official expressed concerns that the State Department’s diplomatic security operations may not be prepared for new challenges that will come as troops withdraw from Iraq and Afghanistan.
Jun 28, 2011 -African countries top the list of nations with human trafficking problems, according to the 2011 Trafficking in Persons report released Monday by the U.S State Department. The Central African Republic, The Republic of Congo, Sudan, and Zimbabwe share the top of the list with North Korea, Iran, and Burma. They do not comply with the minimum standards to combat human trafficking and are not making efforts to do so, says the report.
Jun 17, 2011 -Experts’ concerns about the increased use of child soldiers by Mexican drug cartels were affirmed Wednesday after a bloody confrontation between members of Los Zetas and Jalisco State Police at a cartel training camp resulted in the arrest of 10 members, five of which were in their teens. There also appear to be more female members.
Jun 14, 2011 -Hackers hit the U.S. Senate. The British Navy is reconsidering its role in Libya. Protests erupt sporadically in China. A security guard in Islamabad gives his life to stop a suicide bomber. And other news.
Jun 13, 2011 -The IMF gets hacked. Interpol says aviation's biggest threat is stolen travel documents. NATO works to counter insurgents in their ranks. Documents shed light on Chiquita's ties to Colombian violence. Plus more.