// by Kylie Bielby

OIG on the Six Biggest Challenges Facing DHS

The Office of Inspector General says DHS is facing several serious management and performance challenges. In its annual Major Management and Performance Challenges report, the watchdog underscores the need for consistent leadership. Keep Reading

// by Kylie Bielby

Weekly Update: TSA Firearm Detections

A Virginia man’s honeymoon got off on the wrong foot when he was arrested by police after a TSA officer detected a loaded handgun in the man’s carry-on bag at Richmond International Airport on November 14. Keep Reading

// by Bridget Johnson

DHS Joins Pentagon in Post-Election Leadership Purges

Bryan Ware was appointed assistant director for cybersecurity at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency in January. Valerie Boyd, assistant secretary for International Affairs in the Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans, assumed her role in April 2019. Keep Reading

// by Anne Speckhard and Molly Ellenberg

PERSPECTIVE: Qatar Takes a Major Step Toward a Freer Society

On November 3, as the United States anxiously watched democracy at work, Qatar announced forthcoming democratic processes as well, a welcome move for the Gulf and Middle Eastern countries which have generally shied away from democratic governance. Keep Reading

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