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Bridget Johnson

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Bridget Johnson
Bridget Johnson is the Managing Editor for Homeland Security Today. A veteran journalist whose news articles and analyses have run in dozens of news outlets across the globe, Bridget first came to Washington to be online editor and a foreign policy writer at The Hill. Previously she was an editorial board member at the Rocky Mountain News and syndicated nation/world news columnist at the Los Angeles Daily News. Bridget is a senior fellow specializing in terrorism analysis at the Haym Salomon Center. She is a Senior Risk Analyst for Gate 15, a private investigator and a security consultant. She is an NPR on-air contributor and has contributed to USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, New York Observer, National Review Online, Politico, New York Daily News, The Jerusalem Post, The Hill, Washington Times, RealClearWorld and more, and has myriad television and radio credits including Al-Jazeera and SiriusXM.

From ‘Concept of Collusion’ to Obstruction Questions: Highlights from the Mueller Report

“Efforts to influence the investigation were mostly unsuccessful… because the persons who surrounded the President declined to carry out orders.”

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DHS, Military Train for Possibility of Mass Migration by Sea

“This mission is as much a humanitarian response as it is a border security mission and it is our responsibility to do everything we can do to train,” says Coast Guard commander.

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Man Arrested After Trying to Enter St. Patrick’s Cathedral with Gas, Lighter Fluid, Lighters

“The totality of circumstances … is something that we would have great concern over. His story is not consistent,” says NYPD counterterrorism chief.

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Strong Partnerships Build Resilience Culture, Stresses FEMA’s Preparedness Chief

Deputy Administrator for Resilience Daniel Kaniewski welcomes “long-term investment” in “ability to cope with natural disasters.”

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Denver Schools Shut Down Amid Manhunt for Armed Woman ‘Infatuated with Columbine’

Sol Pais, 18, of Surfside, Fla., was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, camouflage pants, and black boots “in the foothills of Jefferson County.”

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CBP’s COO John Sanders Picked to Fill McAleenan’s Role as Acting Commissioner

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From June 2010 to December 2011 Sanders was deputy assistant administrator at TSA and later assistant administrator/chief technology officer at the agency.

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Schultz: Budget Control Reducing USCG’s Purchasing Power, Eroding Readiness

“New icebreakers will not come fast enough,” and commandant anticipates awarding a contract for the polar icebreaker “probably in the next 30 to 45 days.”

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CISA Chief Harrell’s Warning on Drones: ‘The Overhead Threat Is Absolutely Real’

“The next major infrastructure attack — potentially, with high likelihood — likely comes from an insider attack,” says Harrell.

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Pekoske Moved from TSA to Take Acting No. 2 Spot at DHS

The role has been vacant since Deputy Secretary Elaine Duke left a year ago. Undersecretary for Management Claire Grady had been serving in the active role but was pushed out this week.

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What Will Happen at DHS? Former ICE Acting Director Homan, DHS CSO Marshall Weigh in

“All it’s going to take is one bad day” with “mass confusion within the upper ranks,” warns former CSO.

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