Newsroom

View the most recent mentions of CCHS in the media.

%3

Understanding Yemen's Al Qaeda Threat

May 29, 2012

HSPI Senior Fellow Clinton Watts provides expert insight on Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and its activities in Yemen.

Attacked by "Flame": Will Iran Retaliate for the Latest Cyberassault?

May 29, 2012

The Iranian technicians went into panic mode late last month as a virus surged through computers at the Ministry of Oil, wiping out hard drives and crashing several websites. One by one, oil terminals in the Persian Gulf were disconnected from the Internet to prevent further damage and a crisis committee was formed to deal with the fallout.

U.S. must strut cyber might to stop attacks, Cartwright says

May 15, 2012

The United States must frighten adversaries by displaying an arsenal of operational hacking weapons to fight cyber threats, said retired Gen. James E. Cartwright, who crafted the Pentagon’s current cyber policy before retiring last summer.

Lessons from the 2011 Japanese Earthquake (VIDEO)

May 11, 2012

HSPI Deputy Director Daniel J. Kaniewski discussed Japan's recovery efforts following the March 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and preparedness for future natural disasters. Knaiewski spoke as part of a panel of experts on Asian affairs and disaster response at the Heritage Foundation. Video.

More spies in U.S. than ever, says ex-CIA officer (VIDEO)

May 10, 2012

HSPI Steering Committee Member, decorated CIA officer, and former State Department counterterrorism official Ambassador Hank Crumpton speaks on CBS' 60 Minutes on the current counterintelligence environment. Video.

Was word of thwarted al Qaeda bomb plot leaked too soon? (VIDEO)

May 09, 2012

The Saudi double agent who infiltrated Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and ruined a plot last week to blow up a U.S.-bound airliner had provided information for two years, and it was shared with the CIA. The Saudi/CIA operation took a sudden turn when AQAP asked for a volunteer to smuggle a bomb onto an American jetliner. Video.

Officials: More Al Qaeda Bombs Unaccounted For (VIDEO)

May 07, 2012

U.S. and European officials say that even though an al Qaeda bomber was stopped before he could board a plane for the U.S., the threat is far from over -- there are believed to be several other would-be bombers with similar non-metallic devices that could get through most airport security screening. Video.

CCHS Twitter Feed