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U.S. Secret Service Hopes to Prevent Targeted School Violence by Analyzing Averted Plots

The U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) has been expanding their research of targeted violence prevention in communities across the country. In their efforts to demonstrate a path toward preventing school violence in particular, they analyzed 67 disrupted plots against K-12 schools from 2006-2018. This report, titled Averting...

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Top Emerging National Security Threats

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report highlighting the most significant threats to American security. GAO utilized survey information provided by 45 government organizations, including the Department of Defense (DOD), the Department of State (State), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)....

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Death by Extremism: Looking Back on 2017

Each year, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) collects and tracks data on murders that occur as a result of extremism. In the newly released, “Murder and Extremism in the United States in 2017“, the ADL reports that 2017 represents a decline in deaths by extremism; 34 people were killed compared to...