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Putting Two Million First Responders on One Page

- Improving stituational awareness during large-scale disasters.

Critical infrastructure

- A bill (H.R. 143) introduced by Rep. Gene Green (D-TX) would allow the government to provide direct assistance to the private sector in an emergency.

Governors Guide

- A new 80-page guide is intended to give governors an overview of their homeland security roles and responsibilities. Topics covered include communications interoperability and mutual-aid agreements.

Economics of Terrorism

- Another RAND report looks at al Qaeda’s attacks from 1993 to 2004 and finds that al Qaeda is attempting to cripple the U.S. economy.

Reserve Strength

- The National Guard is woefully under equipped and in need of reform, says an independent commission chartered to look into the issue. Its report details the problem and recommends solutions.

Terrorism

- Has the Iraq War revitalized al Qaeda and increased the rate and lethality of jihadist terrorist attacks worldwide? Find out why some experts say yes.

State Perspective – Georgia

- An interview with the acting director of Georgia Office of Homeland Security (GEMA).

Rule Puts Driver’s License Debate in High Gear

- Since the September 11 attacks, air travelers have been required to present a government-issued photo ID—typically a driver’s license—before boarding commercial flights in the United States. Agents scrutinize these documents as if they offered some definitive proof of identity. They do not.

Following Terrorist Funding

- The U.S. has all but eliminated terrorist financing in the domestic banking system. But the move has pushed funding into murkier markets.

The Elusive Roots of Radicalization

- What are the root causes of radicalization?

State Perspective – New Jersey

- Richard “Dick” Cañas was tapped in March 2006 to head the state’s newly established Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness.

Very Light Jets: A Very Real Threat?

- The risks posed by the emergence of speedy "very light jets" in general aviation.

DoD Addresses WMD Threats

- Two new Department of Defense (DoD) documents drive home the threat posed by unconventional weapons.
 




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