Category: Homeland Security News

9/11: Twin Towers collapse9/11 Conspiracy Theories Debunked: 20 Years Later, Engineering Experts Explain How the Twin Towers Collapsed By David Oswald, Erica Kuligowski, and Kate Nguyen Published 9 September 2021 The collapse of the World Trade Center has been subject to intense public scrutiny over the last twenty years, prompting several investigations and spawning a

Water securityRiver Backwaters and High Water Quality Standards Published 9 September 2021 Clean drinking water is essential. Scientists are investigating how water quality in riverine floodplains, often used as drinking water resources, changes as a result of heavy rainfall and flooding. Floodplain landscapes are essential for drinking water supplies because they contain valuable water resources. This

ExtremismViolent Extremism in America: Pathways to Deradicalization By Doug Irving Published 8 September 2021 Top law enforcement officials have described violent extremism — especially racially or ethnically motivated extremism— as the greatest domestic threat facing the United States. The Biden administration has requested tens of millions of dollars to fight it. Yet the research on

Truth decayFact-Checking Works Across the Globe Published 8 September 2021 Researchers found that fact-checking, aiming to reduce false beliefs, worked with little variation in Argentina, Nigeria, South Africa and the U.K., and the positive effects were still detectable two weeks later. Fact-checking works to reduce false beliefs across the globe, according to a new study conducted