The White House released a new plan to counter violent extremism at home.
Category: On the Homefront – the HSDL Blog
During its rise to power, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) excelled at fundraising. The ability to control vast territories and generate revenue flows from diverse sources allowed it to become the most well funded terrorist organization in history. Even with recent significant losses in territory, including an...
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month – check out the National Cyber Incident Response Plan:
“The blunt fact is that, in the past 50 years, firearms in the hands of domestic extremists have killed far more Americans than have bombs, blades, chemical or biological weapons, or any other type of weapon.”
House Homeland Security Committee releases October Terror Threat Snapshot
The report is asking the hard questions, and it seems that, to date, law enforcement hasn’t provided much in the way of answers.
Over the past decade, extreme weather conditions have continued to escalate with pockets of devastation across the United States. These conditions, sparked by long-term changes in climate, put stress on local areas to deal with disasters. However, the instability brought from increasing catastrophes also has far reaching effects across social,...
Unsurprisingly, Congress and Hollywood have differing opinions regarding Edward Snowden.
Obesity, drug abuse, and crime: Why 71% of youth may not qualify for the U.S. military service.
15 years after 9/11, threats remain and solutions grow more complex.