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Showtime’s ‘Homeland’ Tells it Like It Is — Finally! ‘They’re There for One Reason, and One Reason Only … To Die for the Caliphate and Usher in a World Without Infidels’

In the current issue of Homeland Security Today, my “Editor’s Letter” provided a prescient understanding of not only the multi-coordinated jihadi attack in the heart of Paris, but also the very nature of jihad as spelled out in the dialogue for several characters in the popular Showtime series, “Homeland.” The speech that told it like… Keep Reading

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In Keeping His Pledge to Empty Out GITMO, Obama Releases Hardened Al Qaeda, Other Jihadists Pentagon Deemed Most ‘High Risk’

During the last two months, the Obama administration — in its continuing effort to close down Joint Task Force-Guantanamo (JTF-GITMO) — has released four more Al Qaeda members the Pentagon earlier repeatedly considered to be a “high risk” of reengaging in jihad iffreed. The latest detainee released, Saudi-born British resident Shakir Abd Al Rahim Muhammad… Keep Reading

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Another ‘High Risk’ Al Qaeda-Tied GITMO Detainee to be Released

The Obama administration, in its continuing effort to close down Joint Task Force-Guantanamo (JTF-GITMO), announced it will release another one of the remaining most dangerous jihadists, Libyan national Omar Mohammed Khalif Abu Bakr. An August 20 JTF-GITMO Periodic Review Board (PRB) document reveals officials have determined that detaining Khalif “is no longer necessary to protect… Keep Reading

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Does This Prepare Us or Not? HHS’s Selection of Nine Regional Special Pathogen Treatment Centers

Last July, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced it hadestablished a network of medical centers capable of responding to outbreaks of severe, highly infectious diseases as part of a larger effort to further strengthen the nation’s infectious disease response capability. HHS said it selected nine health departments and associated partner hospitals to… Keep Reading

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Six More ‘High Risk’ GITMO Detainees Released by Obama; Lawmaker Calls it ‘Reckless’

A week after the one-year travel ban expired for the five “high risk” former top Taliban- and Al Qaeda-linked Guantanamo detainees who were exchanged for captured US Army Sgt. Robert Bergdahl, giving the Taliban jihadists the right to return to Afghanistan and rejoin the jihad against the West and America, the Obama administration Friday released… Keep Reading

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TSA Still Misses Catching Guns, Explosives, Other Weapons, IG Audits Find; Longstanding Problem

A recent internal investigation by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Inspector General (IG) to test airport screeners and screening technology across the nation discovered numerous security failures at dozens of the nation’s busiest airports. Undercover investigators posing as legitimate airline passengers for TSA and the IG also… Keep Reading

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The Threat of Small, Manned, Unmanned Aircraft in Washington Airspace has Long Been Known

During the hearing Wednesday, Flying Under the Radar: Securing Washington DC Airspace, convened by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, committee members grilled top officials responsible for protecting the restricted airspace of Washington, DC in response to the small gyrocopter that made it through restricted airspace to land on the West Lawn of the… Keep Reading

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House HS Subcommittee Takes Hard Look at DHS’s Procurement Processes

The chairman of House Committee on Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency harshly criticized the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) department-wide acquisition processes last week during an acquisition oversight hearing on how effectively DHS is safeguarding taxpayer dollars. “A broken acquisition process delivers tools that are late, cost more and do less than… Keep Reading

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‘Rightwing’ Extremist ‘Hit List:’ Worrisome? Overblown? Or are Jihadis the Greater Threat?

On the heels of the February 5 report, Sovereign Citizen Extremist Ideology Will Drive Violence at Home, During Travel and at Government Facilities, prepared by the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) and coordinated with the FBI, federal law enforcement officials are investigating the recent online disclosure of the home… Keep Reading

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House HS Committee’s Follow-Up Report on Boston Bombings Cites Continuing Info-Sharing Problems

The House Committee on Homeland Security Tuesday released a follow-up report to an earlier committee examination of the lessons learned from the Boston Marathon bombings which concluded that progress in intelligence sharing is still lacking. The follow-up report released Tuesday stated that, “While the progress made since the Boston Marathon bombing appears to have had… Keep Reading

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