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You Have Questions, the White House Has Answers: National Security and the Constitution

Recently, the White House released a policy report detailing the constitutional backdrop by which the United States conducts military force overseas.  This document, “Report on the Legal and Policy Frameworks Guiding the United States’ Use of Military Force and Related National Security Operations“, provides insight into several aspects surrounding U.S....

Live Broadcast on January 29 of DHS 2015: The Secretary’s Progress Report

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:  On January 29, 2015, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will present his address, DHS 2015: The Secretary’s Progress Report. This report will highlight the past, present, and future ventures of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Aspen Institute Homeland...

The National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) Helps Identify Law Enforcement Needs

On December 22nd, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released a report that details more than 5.6 million criminal offenses in 2013 through the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS). The Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program made this report, NIBRS 2013, to provide information about victims, known offenders and relationships between 23...

Ten Years After The 9/11 Commission Report: How Has the Terrorist Threat Evolved?

Ten years ago today the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States published the official account of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, The 9/11 Commission Report. A decade later, the Commission has reconvened as private citizens to “reflect on the changes of the past ten years and...

Putting the Red Light on Trafficking: 2014 Trafficking in Persons Report Released Today

Today, the U.S. State Department issued its annual “Trafficking in Persons Report” to raise awareness on the prevalence of human trafficking across U.S. borders and around the world. In remarks at the report’s release, Secretary of State John Kerry emphasized, “this is not just a book, it’s not just a...

DoD Releases 2013 Update on North Korea’s Military and Security Developments

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) released this week its annual (2013) report to Congress on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s (DPRK/North Korea) military and security developments. The report addresses “the security situation on the Korean Peninsula, the goals and factors shaping North Korean security strategy and military strategy,...

DOT&E Releases FY 2013 Annual Report

The Office of the Director, Operational Test & Evaluation (DOT&E) released yesterday its FY 2013 annual report. The report provides an overview of the operational effectiveness and suitability of DoD defense systems and acquisition programs over the past year, separated by respective DoD department. Sections of this report include the...

2012 Hate Crime Statistics–New Report

On April 23, 1990, Congress passed the Hate Crime Statistics Act, which required the Attorney General to collect data “about crimes that manifest evidence of prejudice based on race, religion, sexual orientation, or ethnicity.”  The FBI has published a Uniform Crime report on hate crimes every year since 1990.  The...

50th Anniversary of JFK Assassination

On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed while riding in his motorcade through Dealey Plaza in downtown Dallas, Texas. Today marks the 50th anniversary of his assassination. While the details surrounding his death remain unclear, the anguish that the tragedy generated across the nation is...