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The Irony of Trump’s Side in the Shutdown – It’s Harming Homeland Security

The President is refusing to agree to funding legislation without Wall money on the pretext of national security. Apparently he misses the importance of risk-based decision making.

Coast Guard Polar Mission or Border Wall?

The U.S. Coast Guard is down to just two icebreakers, and climate change means they’re going to need many more.

Ignoring Right-Wing Extremist Violence Comes at a Price

Those monitoring violent extremism scratch their heads at the way the Trump Administration has downplayed right-wing extremist violence as a terrorist threat.

Proposed Rule on Immigration Inadmissibility Uses Faulty Economic Analysis

DHS is proposing a costly new rule, “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds,” that relies on questionable economic analysis.

DHS Secretary Remarks on Security Challenges and the Road Ahead

On October 9, DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen spoke before the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), offering an overview of the Department, the threats faced and the road ahead.

The Start of a Movement in School Violence Prevention

School safety is homeland security.

S&T Develops Terrorism Prevention Research Findings Dashboard

DHS S&T released a free, publicly accessible research findings dashboard hosting more than 1,500 catalogued terrorism prevention and countering violent extremism research documents.

Revitalization, Reorganization or Realignment at S&T – Whatever It’s Called, It Needs Further Review

Dubbed the S&T “Revitalization,” changes announced by S&T Under Secretary nominee Bill Bryan are intended to “operationalize” S&T’s research and development mission. But the plan may need further review.

Vance Taylor FEMA PrepTalk: ‘We Succeed or Fail Together’

In emergency preparedness, we need to integrate people with access and functional needs within each phase of planning.

Why Does the President Need the Ability to Alert All Americans in an Emergency?

FEMA postponed the test of its WEA “Presidential Alert” function, but why does the president need this capability at all?