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Dory Explains What the New National Strategy Means to the US

After the new National Security Strategy was recently presented to Congress, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Defense Amanda J. Dory discussed what the strategy entails and where it plans to concentrate. “The National Security Strategy is clear: There isn’t any higher priority than the safety and security of the American people, …

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General Keith Alexander Speaks on Cybersecurity Landscape

Gen. Keith B. Alexander, the current director of NSA and head of CYBERCOM, discussed the current cyber environment at an event hosted by The Center for Strategic and International Studies today in Washington, D.C. Many email users who are sending spam are not where one would think. Alexander noted that …

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New Technology May Make Air Force Training Mobile

Are you in the Air Force and want to meet your educational requirements without extended absences from your stations or families? There’s an app for that. The Air Education and Training Command, the Air Force’s training component, has been exploring easier ways to educate forces through advancing technologies. In the …

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Airport Security Gets Yet Another Boost

As summer travel begins to picks up, airport security technology continues to receive more funding. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano yesterday announced an additional $78 million in funding for airport security technology. These additional funds are coming from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and will help bolster …

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DOJ Releases WMD Report

The U.S. Department of Justice yesterday released a report titled “Review of the Department’s Preparation to Respond to a Weapons of Mass Destruction Incident,” which outlines five different recommendations for the department to better respond to any potential WMD incident. A WMD is defined in the report as “any weapon …

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Southcom Completes Haiti Relief Efforts

After months of massive relief efforts, the U.S. Southern Command officially ended its earthquake disaster response in Haiti. “I am proud of Joint Task Force Haiti’s accomplishments and the men and women who filled its ranks,” said first commander of Joint Task Force-Haiti Army Lt. Gen Ken Keen. With contributions …

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Napolitano Travels to Middle East to Discuss Global Security Issues

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is visiting the United Arab Emirates to meet with her counterparts from the Middle East region and officials from the International Civil Aviation Organization to discuss ways to enhance global aviation security. This is the fifth in a series of major international meetings …

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TSA & CBP Offer Summer Travel Tips

As Memorial Day weekend comes to a close, the warmer season has begun with summer vacations and travels. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Transportation Security Administration published some travel tips late last week for travelers to review to ensure safe, enjoyable trips. The CBP reminds vacationers to make …

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Jones Explains New National Security Strategy

President Barack Obama yesterday offered a peek into the main themes of the new National Security Strategy as the 52-page document was released. “Our strategy starts by recognizing that our strength and influence abroad begins with the steps we take at home,” the president said. These steps were specified today …

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