03/31/2010 - A bill (S. 1649) that would seek to prevent terrorist attacks in part by strengthening security at laboratories that handle dangerous pathogens has been approved by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. The measure must now be considered by the full Senate.
03/30/2010 - For years terrorism experts have allayed concerns over domestic "homegrown" terrorists in the United States, but that attitude is changing in light of events such as the November shootings at Fort Hood.
03/26/2010 - A new U.S.-led deradicalization program in Afghanistan shows evidence of effectiveness, due in part to detainees’ perception that they are being treated better than their counterparts who were held in prior years, a leading researcher said Friday.
03/12/2010 - The United States military would do better to rely on science-based field research rather than military technology to defeat violent radicalization and the terrorism it spawns among young Muslims globally, an anthropologist told lawmakers.
02/26/2010 - A U.S. citizen who was wrongly accused of involvement in the 2004 Madrid train bombing and held for two weeks under suspicion of terrorism may not pursue his lawsuit against the government, a federal appeals court has ruled. According to the court, since the government already promised to destroy all surveillance materials and compensated the citizen monetarily, he had nothing left to sue over.
02/26/2010 - An amendment to the Intelligence Authorization Act will direct the government to investigate the anthrax attacks of 2001 to determine whether they originated from outside the United States.