10/08/2013 - Members of elite Navy SEAL team 6 aborted an operation to capture a terrorist in Somalia because children were nearby; investigation reveals fraud in the Social Security Administration's Disability Program; the U.S. government shutdown is hurting cybersecurity efforts; and more.
08/05/2013 - Embassies in the Middle East remain closed as the White House cites serious threats against the United States; the Drug Enforcement Agency is using national security intelligence to pursue routine criminal investigations, raising concerns; a derailed train carrying hazardous substances in Louisiana leads to evacuation of about 100 homes, and more.
07/26/2013 - The move towards more constraints and more public oversight of U.S. intelligence gathering procedures sparked by Edward Snowden’s revelations is not in the United States’ best interests if it wishes to avoid intelligence failures, according to a former government intelligence community official who worked at the FBI during the attacks on the U.S. embassies in Africa and on the USS Cole. He spoke on the issue at a panel on terrorism and intelligence.
05/24/2013 - Find out more about an untraditional method of decision making in which a computer program helps assess unlikely outcomes. The process is explored in this report on robust decision making from Rand Corporation.
04/30/2013 - The Director of National Intelligence (DNI) will conduct a broad review of intelligence gathering prior to the Boston Marathon bombings, President Obama told reporters today at a news briefing.
12/07/2012 - Sovereign citizens in Nevada are using mobile phones to summon fellow sovereigns to routine traffic stops to document the situation with video cameras and, according to one retired police chief, intimidate police officers.
11/05/2012 - How billionaires are securing their homes. Blacks and Hispanics less likely to receive CPR from a stranger, study says. Police are turning monitoring social media for clues to who left an explosive on a set of train tracks in British Columbia. And more.