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In wake of French attacks, focus on corrosive ideology, not individuals, says HSPI

March 30, 2012

In recommending that citizens who visit radical Web sites be arrested, French President Sarkozy is possibly driving extremism even further underground and missing an opportunity to address the real roots of radicalization, said a Washington anti-terror think tank.

Al Qaeda Affiliates' Command Structures Questioned in New Report

March 21, 2012

With reliable human intelligence becoming even more sparse from within the Yemen-based Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) following the drone strike in September that killed its chief recruiter and operations mastermind, Anwar Al Awlaki, a debate has been waged among Western counterterror authorities over the internal command structure of AQAP and Al Shabaab.

A Preparedness Wake-Up Call for Cyprus

March 21, 2012

On July 11, 2011, massive explosions rocked southern Cyprus (see video). A visitor to the island might have jumped to the conclusion that a terrorist attack had just occurred; but the Cypriots knew better.

U.S. preparing to restart military aid to Yemen

March 10, 2012

The Pentagon is planning to restart programs that would fund military training and equipment in Yemen, nearly a year after they were shut down because of escalating chaos in the embattled country.

DHS close to tracking down expired-visa holders with biometrics

March 06, 2012

The Homeland Security Department within a month will have a plan for a biometric system capable of identifying individuals who have overstayed their visas, such as the recent would-be U.S. Capitol bomber.

Analysis: Doctrine of 'Internet Power' key to dominance in cyber domain (AUDIO)

March 05, 2012

There's plenty of talk about the role of the United States in cyber space. But what's lacking, one expert argues, is a defining doctrine. Ronald Marks, a senior fellow at George Washington University's Homeland Security Policy Institute and a veteran of the CIA, said doctrine is one of the "defining principles" of an actual policy. Audio.

Risks of water shortages in Arab Spring Nations (VIDEO)

March 02, 2012

Frank J. Cilluffo discusses recently released US intelligence report on global water security. Video.

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