11/08/2010 - New York Times reveals how the lack of information sharing among U.S. agencies was a possible factor that led to the Mumbai attacks. U.S. Army asks private sector to make better bomb-handling robots. And American and Australia strengthen security ties.
11/04/2010 - Keeping Guantanamo Bay detainees out of the United States and streamlining congressional oversight are among the top priorities of Peter King (R-NY3), the Republican expected to retake the reins of the House Committee on Homeland Security in the new Congress.
11/02/2010 - Yemen charges Anwar-al-Awlaki with incidtement to kill foreigners; Facebook sets up a resource to help fight cyberbullying; FISA revisions are set in new rules of procedure for the court, and a ruling to uphold a firing of a school employee is questioned.
11/01/2010 - While gang membership is up sharply in recent years, violent crime is not. Secure Flight goes into effect today. Clues to the origins of last week's attempt to send bombs via planes are followed. And more.
09/20/2010 - Leadership of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at reforming the beleaguered Federal Protective Service, which is responsible for the security of roughly 9,000 federal sites nationwide.
07/28/2010 - The National Biosurveillance Integration Center was envisioned as a fusion hub for intelligence on biological threats, but the U.S. Government Accountability Office finds common obstacles (.pdf)—technology and bureaucracy—have hindered its progress.
07/27/2010 - Attempted terrorist attacks over the past year show that the threats posed by concealed explosives remain as dynamic as ever. Researchers continue to explore technology that could improve our ability to detect such threats before it's too late.
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