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Glynn Cosker

Glynn Cosker is a writer and editor, currently based in New England. He is the Managing Editor of EDM Digest. Glynn has more than 20 years of writing experience, and he’s the Managing Editor of EDM Digest's sister blog site: In Homeland Security. Born and raised in the U.K., he began his career in government and spent 12 years working in the Consular Section of the British Embassy in Washington – attaining the rank of Vice Consul in the late 1990s. Glynn was previously a managing editor with the successful NHL site – The Hockey Writers – and still blogs for them on occasion as a Washington Capitals writer. He is also an avid actor and has appeared in 30 shows over the past 20 years. Glynn and his family live in New Hampshire.

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Mexico: Presidential candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador (a.k.a. AMLO) is testing the idea of providing amnesty to members of Mexican drug cartels.

HSBC Deferred Prosecution For Cartel Money Laundering Expires

Analysis: The global banking titan HSBC was fined a record-breaking $1.9 billion in 2012 for helping Mexican drug cartels launder money.

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If North Korea is starting a biological weapons program, it's one more warning of the escalating threat the isolated nation poses to national security.

Is the US on the Verge of a Constitutional Crisis?

Watergate brought down the presidency of Richard Nixon. But, will the U.S. soon face an even more calamitous constitutional crisis?

Can the US Safely Eliminate Its ICBM Arsenal?

A recent headline stated: “Upgrading U.S. nuclear missiles, as Russia and China modernize, would cost $85 billion. Is it time to quit the ICBM Race?”

Eagles, Redskins Play On, Oblivious To Pearl Harbor Attack

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Are Agencies Prepared for a National Power Grid Down?

National Power Grid: Public safety agencies need to develop operational plans for an extended loss of electricity. Is your agency ready for such an event?

Iconic B-52 Bomber Epitomizes Air Power – And The Way Weapons Ought To Be Bought

B-52 Quiz: When is the last time a military service decided to buy new engines for a combat aircraft that has been in service more than 60 years?

Airport Screening Is Focus Of House Homeland Security Hearing

Mike McCaul (R-Texas) questioned acting DHS Secretary Elaine Duke - referring to TSA’s “failing grade” regarding airport screening.

Will You Soon Need A Passport For Domestic Travel?

Soon, only REAL ID-compliant IDs will be accepted by TSA; that means the only other viable option for travelers is a passport for domestic travel.