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Site Map - Homeland Security

State Perspective - Alaska

- Interview with David E. Liebersbach Originally from California, David E. Liebersbach moved to Alaska in 1970 to be a rookie smokejumper for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). He later headed the Alaska Division of Emergency Services before being assigned to oversee what became the state’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management division in 2003.

High-Tech Chemical Nose

- A status report on a chemical-detection system, when to keep technological innovations close to the vest, and Alaska’s head of homeland security.

Cold War Icon Takes on Terror

- Henry Kissinger spoke about the threats from radical Islam to national and international security at the ASIS International 53rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits.

Port Security

- A port security bill (H.R. 4954) has been approved by both the House of Representatives and the Senate and signed into law by President Bush.

The Homeland Security Grant Pie

- Small, rural states will get less, but not much less, according to Congress' think tank.

Al Qaeda's European Recruitment Strategy

- Director of National Intelligence says the terrorist group is recruiting in Europe to take advantage of easy European passage into the United States.

Climate Change Could Be This Century's Greatest Risk

- Australia's top police officer is calling climate change this century's top security risk.

Numbers

- The percentage of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees who say they are satisfied or very satisfied with their jobs.

State Perspective – New Mexico

- Interview with Tim Manning, director of homeland security for the state of New Mexico

Homeland security

- The appropriations bill (H.R. 5441) funding the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been approved by the House of Representatives and is now pending in the Senate.

Homeland Security

- An interview with Tim Manning, director, New Mexico Office of Homeland Security.

Numbers

- 52 The number of teams that DHS plans to have by year-end to find and deport illegal immigrants who have not appeared for their court hearing or for their ordered removal.

Seeing the Risk Through the Trees

- By graphing risk on a tree, with the trunk being the attacker’s goal and the branches being his methods, companies can assess the need for countermeasures.
 




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