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On Child Separation Policy, Enough Doublespeak, Madam Secretary

Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen cannot with integrity simultaneously lead a department to protect the nation while also burying child suffering in semantics and blame-shifting.

Trends in Latest TSA Customer Service Data Show Successes, Challenges

TSA collects a variety of customer service data, which reveal important trends in complaints and compliments that impact aviation and homeland security.

Doug Fears Named Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Advisor

President Trump has named U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral (Select) Doug Fears as homeland security and counterterrorism adviser.

Two Minutes to Doomsday – Time for Nunn-Lugar 2.0

By Tim Stephens, Kimothy Smith and David Olive
Talks of denuclearizing North Korea may create the momentum for a new method of addressing the frightening growth of chemical and biological weapons around the world.

Federal Air Marshall Service Director Rod Allison Announces Retirement

Roderick Allison, the Director of the Federal Air Marshal Service, announced his intention to retire this summer after 33 years in federal service.

Homeland Security Strategic Communications Done Right

The Department of Homeland Security is not known for its effective strategic communications, but every so often, the Department gets it right.

Trump Tweets DHS Sec. Nielsen Could be Fired Next! Really?!

For Security Debrief’s 9th annual April Fools coverage, we’ve collected stories the rest of the media somehow missed…

Netanyahu, Trump and Iran – Risks of Taking Advice from a ‘Real Genius’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s message to fix or nix the Iran deal seems to resonate with President Trump, but the president should look to history to understand where this geopolitical path may lead.

TSA Complaint Data Reveals Airport Screening Trends

TSA is required to make its customer service information available to the public, and the data shows areas for improvement and emerging trends in aviation passenger and cargo screening.

Remarks from VP Pence at DHS 15th Anniversary Event

On March 1, 2018, Vice President Mike Pence delivered an address at a Department of Homeland Security event celebrating the department’s 15th anniversary.