Category: Homeland Security News

CYBERSPACEConfronting Reality in Cyberspace: Foreign Policy for a Fragmented Internet By Adam Segal and Gordon M. Goldstein Published 20 July 2022 The global internet—a vast matrix of telecommunications, fiber optics, and satellite networks—is in large part a creation of the United States. Moreover, U.S. strategic, economic, political, and foreign policy interests were served by the

TRUTH DECAYBeliefs in Conspiracy Theories May Not Be Increasing Published 20 July 2022 A new analysis contradicts popular thinking about beliefs in conspiracy theories, suggesting that such beliefs may not have actually increased over time. The new findings challenge widespread perceptions by the public, scholars, journalists, and policymakers. A new analysis contradicts popular thinking about beliefs

DUAL-USE RESEARCHStrengthening U.S. Government’s Enhanced Potential Pandemic Pathogen Framework, Dual Use Research Published 20 July 2022 Group of scientists, public health experts, policy researchers propose strengthening of U.S. government’s policies regarding enhanced potential pandemic pathogen framework and dual use research of concern. A group of senior scientists, public health experts, and policy researchers has submitted recommendations

PUBLIC HEALTHReview: IT in Health Care Has Produced Modest Changes — So Far By Peter Dizikes Published 20 July 2022 Large study of existing research shows incremental improvement in patient outcomes and productivity, without big employment changes. It has never been hard to imagine how information technology (IT) might improve health care services. Fast messaging replacing

FIREFIGHTERSResearch Collaboration Informs International Classification of Firefighting as Carcinogenic Published 20 July 2022 The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) recently classified occupational exposure as a firefighter as carcinogenic, changing the previous classification of possibly carcinogenic. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) recently classified occupational exposure as a firefighter as carcinogenic, changing the

OUR PICKSHistory of Countering Violent Extremism | Is the Justice Department Meeting the Moment? | Focus on Water Security Published 20 July 2022 ·  ‘Crusius-Style’ Mass Attacks on Migrants Urged as ‘Final Solution’ in Accelerationist Guide ·  Is the Justice Department Meeting the Moment? ·  In Defense of the Justice Department ·  White House Assumes Important New Global

CLIMATE CHALLENGESEurope Heat Wave: U.K. Records Hottest-Ever Temperature Published 19 July 2022 Western Europe continues to bake in extreme heat, with the UK recording a temperature over 40 degrees Celsius for the first time, and wildfires burning through French forests. Relief is expected later in the week. The United Kingdom on Tuesday provisionally recorded its hottest-ever temperature