Tagged: counterterrorism

One-year Anniversary of Osama bin Laden Death

Today marks the one-year anniversary since U.S. Navy SEALs raided Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan and killed the man that had been on the FBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted list for nearly 12 years. Almost immediately following news of the raid, academics, politicians, and media pundits began a...

Government Accountability Office Reports on Vacancies Within the FBI’s Counterterrorism Division and Long-Term Sustainability

“Following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the FBI established counterterrorism as its top investigative priority. Since 2001, the FBI has hired thousands of additional staff, increasing its total onboard workforce by 38 percent. In particular, the FBI has increased both the size and the role of its headquarters CTD...

Is Homegrown Terrorism a Threat to Military Communities?

The United State House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security released the Majority Investigative Report: Homegrown Terrorism: The Threat to Military Communities inside the United States. A joint hearing of the United State House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security and the United States Senate Committee on Homeland Security and...