12/20/2011 - Read the federal indictment against alleged terrorist Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari. The would-be terrorist planned to blow up high-profile targets, including nuclear power plants. Aldawsari’s alleged plot was disrupted by the FBI’s Operation Tripwire program.
12/07/2011 - A “significant and growing number of military personnel” are actually terrorists in disguise posing a “serious danger to their brothers and sisters in arms who wear the same uniform,” according to a report released on Wednesday by the Committee on Homeland Security.
11/03/2011 - The potential for a person to encounter ricin accidentally is so rare that almost any cases of ricin illness would be considered the result of an attack, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
10/28/2011 - A bill (H.R. 963) that would grant immunity to those reporting acts of terrorism has been approved by the House Judiciary Committee. The bill must now be taken up by the full House of Representatives.
10/25/2011 - For months, DHS has warned about possible attacks on utilities' infrastructure. A new bulletin advises local agencies to be aware of a terrorist tactic aimed at contaminating drinking water.
09/29/2011 - A bill (S. 473) that would extend the government’s Chemical Facility Anti-terrorism Standards (CFATS) program through October 2014 has been approved by the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. The measure must now be considered by the full Senate.