After last week’s controversial visit to Xinjiang by the head of the UN’s Counterterrorism Office, Beijing has responded to international concerns that such a trip was “inappropriate” by again claiming that the surveillance state in place to monitor the Muslim Uighur population is justified by the security context.
The U.S. is overdue for a large-scale exercise to test our ability to respond to near-simultaneous, nationwide terrorist attacks.
The layout of the magazine resembles al-Qaeda and Islamic State pamphlets, in an attempt to draw in the targeted audience.
Abdirizak Jaji Raghe Wehelie worked as a contractor for the FBI, translating wiretapped conversations. Then, according to prosecutors in federal court in Alexandria, Va., he heard his own voice on the other end. A person suspected of helping someone else join the Somali terrorist group al-Shabab had left a message on Wehelie's cellphone in December 2012.
Katrina was a lesson in what can go wrong when we lose sight of a big, complicated mission: protecting the American people. Which is why, after 2005, the Department of Homeland Security and its state and local partners began to adopt an "all hazards" approach to protecting our communities.
A wave of bomb threats emailed to hundreds of schools, businesses and government buildings across the U.S. triggered searches, evacuations and fear.
Police removed a three-year-old child from his mother’s care upon their return from ISIS when officers arrested the woman. Is there a better solution?
Expert: "Of $18 trillion in discretionary spending between fiscal years 2002-2017, counterterrorism spending made up nearly 16 percent of the whole."
Official: "We find ourselves in a more dangerous situation because our population of violent extremists has no difficulty gaining access to weapons that are quite lethal,"