Space should be viewed as an infrastructure. From military and intelligence needs, to civilian and commercial services, to technology creation and economic development, space has a role in it. The problem is the United States has let its space infrastructure deteriorate. For national security and other reasons, America needs to lead in space again.
By Chris Fox
When it comes to terrorism, we hear a lot of trendy buzzwords, rhetoric and speculation. The questions we don’t hear enough are, why does radicalization occur and how do we stop it? Answering these questions requires data and careful research.
Little research has been developed on the economic security aspect of homeland security. This past week, I presented a paper at the Eastern Economics Association (EEA) 42nd Annual Conference in Washington, DC, and it afforded the kind of dialogue we need on customer service and homeland security.
My recent post on DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson’s “State of Homeland Security” talk prompted a passionate response from Christian Marrone, former Chief of Staff to the Secretary. Here is my response to him.
Apple is fighting a federal magistrate’s order in connection with the investigation of the San Bernardino shootings. This is another instance of consumer privacy potentially conflicting with homeland security issues. Or is it?
DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson’s final “State of Homeland Security” talk included the usual reference to his “Unity of Effort” initiative. While his intentions are good, within DHS, the effort is viewed as nothing more than a “Unity of Rhetoric” initiative. Here are several ways well-meaning ideas have fallen well-short of reality.
It was revealed today that the State Department is now counting 37 pages of e-mails from Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail server as “Top Secret.” If you, as a federal employee with a Top Secret clearance, disclose such items as what is talked about in these reports, this is what would happen to you.
New app platforms based in financial technology (FinTech) might be the next vulnerability for Counter-Terrorism Financing.
- Brussels explosions: Many Dead in Airport and Metro Terror Attacks
- Agents Search Home Tied to California Shooters’ Family
- DHS Tightens Travel Restrictions On Visitors From Libya, Somalia, Yemen
- New York Politicians Spar With White House Over Counterterrorism Funding
- China-Based Adversaries Pose Major Cyber Threat In 2016
- Making Information Sharing Work
- CDC Issues Travel Alert Over Rapidly Spreading Zika Virus
- FBI Thwarts Mass Shooting at Milwaukee Masonic Center
- Homeland chairman Hits Obama for Ignoring San Bernardino During SOTU
- Terrorists Attack Jakarta, Indonesia; At Least Seven Dead
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