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Learning to Share

It's still tough to get used to parting with one's treasures so that others can thrive — still, US intelligence agencies are making the adjustment. But how far down the intel chain does such cooperation go?


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Taking the Terror out of the Mail

Since 2001, the US Postal Service has launched a major campaign to secure the mail from biological hazards. A look at the successes to date—and the challenges to come.

 

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Still Struggling with the Dots

Congress has passed intelligence reform, but no one should believe it solves all of America’s counterterrorism problems.

“The necessity of procuring good intelligence is apparent and need not be further argued”— George Washington

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2005 Outlook: Homeland security funding

The presidential election is upon us, budget negotiations for the next fiscal year are underway and the last round of homeland security grants has been dispersed and, in many cases, spent. ‘Tis the season for budget prognostication FY 2005. Based on past and current trends, budget requests and a potential political power shift, where do we go from here?

 

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Cybersecurity Chief Urges Action by Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Pentagon’s Cyber Command on Monday called for swift action in Congress to sort out roles, standards and authorities for government agencies charged with defending against destructive computer attacks. Army Gen. Keith Alexander, speaking at the American Enterprise Institute think tank, said the time for legislative action is now,… Keep Reading

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Sikh Attack Spreads Fear Among US Sikh Population

NEW YORK (AP) — The killing of six worshippers at a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee brought fresh worries Sunday to the half million U.S. followers of a faith whose congregants have worried about their safety since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, when some began targeting adherents of a peaceful religion that stresses the equality… Keep Reading

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Del. to Launch Federal ID Initiative

Delawareans who want to board a commercial airplane or train in the future will first have to obtain a federally compliant driver's license or state identification card that meets new post-9/11 security standards.

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High Deportation Figures Are Misleading

Immigration activists have sharply criticized President Obama for a rising volume of deportations, labeling him the "deporter in chief" and staging large protests that have harmed his standing with some Latinos, a key group of voters for Democrats. Read complete report here. Keep Reading

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