// by Kylie Bielby

OIG Reviews CBP’s Use of Force on Migrant ‘Caravans’

OIG found that CBP’s use of tear gas during the incidents appeared to be within its use of force policy. However, U.S. Border Patrol did not fully comply with CBP policies related to obtaining an acoustic device with an “alert tone” mode, as well as required less-lethal device training and certification.  Keep Reading

FEMA Hurricane Laura Federal Response Update

The storm remains a threat to those in its forecasted path. Individuals should continue to monitor their local news for updates and directions provided by their local officials and heed local evacuation orders. Keep Reading

// by Kylie Bielby

The New Team Sniffing Out Landmines

Over 60 million people living in 59 countries from Angola to Cambodia, do so in daily fear of landmines and other remnants of past conflict. Detecting these weapons is very tedious and therefore expensive while global funding is declining.  Keep Reading

// by Anne Speckhard and Molly Ellenberg

Jesse Morton: A Story of Trauma and Radicalization

The impact of trauma on radicalization and terrorist recruitment has only recently made its way into the collective psyche of counterterrorism researchers and practitioners and is still not well understood. Keep Reading

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