Chad Wolf, acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, delivered his remarks to the Homeland Security Experts Group Friday about DHS’ 2020 priorities and election security is one of the priorities he discussed.Read More »
The Department of Homeland Security created a committee to help respond to all forms of violence. The Office for Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention will coordinate, follow through and use the agency's prevention activities including information sharing and law enforcement briefings to protect communities from potential threats, DHS said Friday.Read More »
President Trump approved a new national strategy to counter the use of weapons of mass destruction by terrorist groups. The National Strategy for Countering WMD Terrorism details how the federal government will launch global efforts to prevent insurgents from using chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear weapons to strengthen the security of the U.S. and its allies, the White House said Monday.Read More »
The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate has launched a publicly available dashboard consisting of over 1,500 research entries on terrorism and extremism prevention. The move is meant to support efforts seeking to counter terrorism across many disciplines such as the social and behavioral science, the department said Friday.
John Adams, formerly assistant director of the FBI‘s intelligence directorate, has been named executive assistant director for the bureau’s information and technology branch. The two-decade FBI veteran began his career at the Washington Field Office where he investigated espionage, drug trafficking, violent crime and terrorism cases. He transferred to the …Read More »
The White House on Thursday decided to impose a freeze on all security aid to Pakistan in response to the South Asian country’s refusal to quell terrorist groups, The New York Times reported Thursday. The decision could suspend annual aid worth approximately $1.3 billion, which includes $1.1 billion in Coalition …Read More »