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HOMELAND SECURITY: Challenges Mounting for Secure Borders

Redefining “Secure Border”

More than a dozen years after the 9/11 attacks showed that America needed to do a better job securing its borders, a debate continues over the best ways to manage who gets in and out of the country. 679 more words

National Security And Defense

AROUND AFRICA: Libyan Beheadings; Egyptian Response; Stormy Med Region; Nigeria-Boko Haram Update


Violent Islamist extremists in Libya released a video purporting to show the beheadings of 21 Egyptian Christians Monday (February 15) and the Egyptian government responded swiftly — launching air strikes against the group’s training camps and weapons caches in eastern Libya. 1,005 more words

National Security And Defense

UNMANNED AIRCRAFT: FAA Issues Proposed Rules for Commercial Drone Flight

Better Late Than Never.

Seven weeks past a congressional deadline, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued proposed rules for the use of unmanned aircraft in commercial operations such as monitoring crops, inspecting infrastructure like bridges and smokestacks and filming television programs and movies. 377 more words

Skills And Training

AROUND AFRICA: Boko Haram; Nigeria Election; Libyan Turmoil;

Boko Haram Captives.

The Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram has released about 190 captives, who returned to their homes in the northeast state of Yobe between Friday and Saturday (January 23-24), while other people were still being held, … 521 more words

National Security And Defense

Surveillance & International Terrorism Intelligence Exchange.

This is my first blog post, I’m going to keep it short and sweet for now and introduce the topics I will be discussing.

I am very interested in becoming a police officer in the special branch counter terrorism unit – so will be conducting research and posting my findings and opinions on here. 74 more words