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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.

Coast Guard Lieutenant Planned Domestic Terror ‘on a Scale Rarely Seen,’ Prosecutors Say

Spreadsheet hit list in court filing included media personalities from CNN and MSNBC, and both House and Senate Democratic lawmakers.

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Threat or Not? Anatomy of a Terror Propaganda Poster

A randomly chosen picture for the target can be viewed by an impressionable person who harbors attack ambitions.

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Coast Guard Gets $578M Above President’s Budget Request in Appropriations Deal

The bill directs the USCG to submit a plan within 120 days for a one-year pilot program to address illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing.

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Here’s What’s Included in Congress’ Border Funding Agreement

The homeland security appropriations deal, reached by conference committee, allocates $1.375 billion for 55 miles of fencing.

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FEMA Administrator Brock Long Resigns; Gaynor to Take Over Duties

Long says that while “this has been the opportunity of the lifetime, it is time for me to go home to my family – my beautiful wife and two incredible boys.”

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Are New York Businesses Ready for the Next Terror Attack?

In addition to hitting retailers that sell chemicals needed for the construction of improvised explosive devices, the counterterror ops targeted truck rentals and hotels.

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Pence to Coast Guard: Nation ‘Saw Your Character’ During Government Shutdown

“We’re working in good faith to resolve these issues” by Feb. 15, veep assures while vowing “we are going to secure our border one way or another.”

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‘Tolerance for Illegal Immigration Is Cruel,’ Trump Says in State of the Union Border Plea

President didn’t reveal in his annual address whether he’s planning to declare a national emergency to get funds.

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Video Trains Car Rental Employees on Red Flags to Spot Potential Vehicle Attack Threats

“An informed and observant public is our best partner in hometown security,” said the director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

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Super Bowl Security Hinges on ‘Planning, Preparation, and Partnerships’

Twenty-five entities within the Department of Homeland Security have contributed nearly 600 personnel to beef up security for Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

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