Category: On the Homefront – the HSDL Blog

Secretary of Homeland Security: Memoranda on the Implementation of Recent Border Security and Interior Enforcement Executive Orders

On February 21, 2017, Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly issued two memoranda to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in an effort to provide additional guidance on recent Executive Orders regarding border security and immigration law enforcement. The first memorandum implements the Executive Order titled “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior...

Women & Extremism: The Mystery Behind the Desire

The first image one thinks of when picturing a terrorist is typically not one featuring a female.  For many reasons women have not been closely associated with terrorist plots en masse the way men have.  This is largely attributed to the status of women in societies where terrorism remains a ...