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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 weekly columnist for the New York Observer and a senior fellow specializing in terrorism analysis at the Haym Salomon Center. She is a Senior Risk Analyst for Gate 15 and Washington Bureau Chief for PJ Media. She is an NPR on-air contributor and has contributed to USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, 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.

McAleenan: Build International Capacity to Interdict Threats Among Travelers, Cargo

Australia plot “galvanized international attention in partner agencies in Europe and elsewhere to focus on this threat.”

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Coast Guard Keeping Closer Eye on Social Media for Hurricane Florence, Says Schultz

Schultz said Coast Guard aircraft are poised from Atlantic City to Savannah to be dispatched for rescues in the path of the storm’s devastation.

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5 Ways al-Qaeda Has Evolved Since 9/11

Terror group has absorbed lessons from ISIS’ stumbles, dug in for the patient long game, and nurtured lone inspired jihadists.

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‘Resilience Agenda’ Imperative to Face ‘Storm Clouds’ of Evolving Threats, Says Nielsen

“After 9/11, we faced a centrally-directed terror threat. But today the threat is everywhere.”

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Social Media Driving ‘Younger and Younger’ Terror Radicalization, Warns Wray

FBI “doing a much better job integrating intelligence and operations, but we need to push ourselves even further.”

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National Preparedness Month Urges Americans to Prioritize Emergency Planning

“Now is the time to expand our preparedness planning to include becoming financially ready” for disaster, says FEMA administrator.

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Sen. John McCain Remembered as Ardent Supporter of Homeland Defenders

Dunford: “He traveled the world to meet personally with soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen.”

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Great Lakes Crews Try to Prepare, Prevent in ‘Worst Absolute Place for an Oil Disaster’

Coast Guard “addressing oil spill research needs unique to the Great Lakes to improve response capability.”

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Trump Pushes for Broader Support of CBP, ICE Before Wall Funding Showdown

President also frames border as midterm campaign issue at White House event to honor agents.

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Ambition, Resources Needed to Confront Russia’s Growing Arctic Aggression, Warns Report

Russia “ready to use military force to secure political advantage” as other nations struggle to keep up.

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