The Naval Postgraduate School & The U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Looking Back: "On the Homefront" Highlights of 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, the Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) would like to bring your attention to ten of our top blogs this past year. This particular collection of blogs does not necessarily reflect the top homeland security stories of 2013. Yet, these selected blogs do represent some frequently recurring themes, rising trends in homeland security, and critical Department of Homeland Security reports, as well as blogs that were most visited by our users. Be sure to check them out, especially if you missed one throughout the year. In no particular order, the blogs are:

1.) 2013 Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community

2.) Comparing the Senate Immigration Bill with Individuals Bills in the House - Two Sides of the Same Coin

3.) Revealing the 'Dark Side': New Report on Post-9/11 Torture

4.) National Southwest Border Counternarcotics Strategy

5.) Obama Administration Releases New Strategy for Civil Earth Observations

6.) CDC Health Alert Network: Preparing for and Responding to Bombing Events

7.) Southern Poverty Law Center Warns of Growing Domestic Terrorism Threat, Urges Government to Take Action

8.) Now is the Time: The President's Plan to Protect Our Children and Our Communities by Reducing Gun Violence

9.) New Report Says United States is Ill-Prepared for Natural Disasters

10.) Findings from the 2013 State of Cybercrime Survey