Bridget Johnson

Bridget Johnson has 442 articles published.

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.

ICE Leader Blames Border Surge, Local Jurisdictions for 10 Percent Drop in Arrests

ICE reported a 110 percent increase in the deportation of members of family units as compared to the previous year. Customs and Border Protection reported 473,682 family unit members apprehended this year, a record high.

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Infrastructure Council Warns Trump That Chance to Thwart a Cyber 9/11 ‘Is Closing Quickly’

“WE NEED TO ACT NOW,” blares panel, as “America’s companies are fighting a cyber war they cannot win.”

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Freed Hostage’s Family Elated, Other Hostages’ Families ‘Devastated’ After U.S.-Iran Swap

A day Xiyue Wang’s wife and son “long hoped for,” but “this news is bittersweet,” said Bob Levinson’s family.

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Wray Stands By IG Report, Prompting Trump to Rebuke Him as ‘Current’ FBI Director

FBI leader says it was “important that the inspector general found that, in this particular instance, the investigation was opened with appropriate predication and authorization.”

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How Does a Contractor Get Through the Mid-Tier Door – and Stay There?

“There are a lot of questions about how the solicitations have changed over time,” says GAO official Shear.

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Navy Attacks: Mass Shooter Kills 3 at Pensacola Days After Pearl Harbor Shooting

Dry dock shooter was assigned to armed duty despite reportedly being ordered to attend anger management courses.

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9 Injured When Coast Guard, Navy Boats Collide in Alaska Bay

Six Coast Guard personnel were treated for minor injuries and released from the hospital. Two sailors from the Navy boat were in stable condition, and one more was medevaced to Anchorage late Wednesday.

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Surge in Misdemeanor Zero-Tolerance Immigration Prosecutions Strained Resources, GAO Finds

U.S. Attorney’s Office officials said that reactive immigration-related cases took time from other issue areas, including proactive cases that may take months or years of work to build.

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