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James McDonnell Moves to Newly Created DHS CWMD Office

Mr. James F. McDonnell was selected to serve as the acting Assistant Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office.  The mission of the newly-established CWMD Office is to counter attempts by terrorists or other threat actors to carry out an attack against the United States or its… Keep Reading

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GAO Recommends DHS Improve Best Practices Around CBRNE Reorganization

GAO found that DHS should improve its planning and review around the consolidation of CBRNE mission functions.  Chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive weapons, also known as weapons of mass destruction (WMD), have the potential to kill thousands of people in a single incident. In 2013 Congress directed DHS to review its WMD programs, including… Keep Reading

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