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Tips for travelers

It’s easy to see how Ben Gurion’s intensely people-based security focus frequently upsets non-Israelis’ sensibilities.

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A recent litany

The litany of some cited incidents in the FDLE survey are reminiscent of scenes from Hollywood heist movies:

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Updates to the 2008 grant programs

On Feb. 1, after the 2008 Grants Guide went to press, the Department of Homeland Security announced changes to several of the most relevant homeland security grant programs. This addendum documents these changes and provides the most current information available. Deadlines are subject to change, particularly for those programs that have not been formally announced… Keep Reading

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Can we put our trust in TWIC?

The Transportation Worker Identification Credential holds the promise of both security and efficiency for American transportation. It’s an impressive vision— but implementation is looking difficult.

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Redress at TSA

It was the kind of question that is Jim Kennedy's stock in trade.

What if an airline passenger is named Leslie James? "It could be a man; it could be a woman. One name could be the first name, both names could be the first name," said Joseph Alhadeff, chief privacy officer at Oracle Corp., Redwood Shores, Calif.

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Taxes and turmoil at TSA

Funding homeland security has never been easy, but when President George Bush chose to use airport user fees to fund a variety of improvements in fiscal year 2006, he raised it to a whole new level of difficulty.

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Rough Ride on the Rails

While the president’s proposed FY 2006 budget substantially boosts homeland security funding, rail and surface transportation security remains an orphan—yet again.

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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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