Category: Homeland Security News

TerrorismTeaching Anti-Terrorism: How France and England Use Schools to Counter Radicalization By Jonathan James Published 4 December 2020 The murder of the schoolteacher Samuel Paty, beheaded by 18-year-old Abdoullakh Abouyedovich Anzorov in October 2020 after Paty had shown caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad during a civic education lesson, has understandably caused shock and fear among

PandemicCDC Panel Moves Health Workers, Nursing Home Residents to Front of COVID Vaccine Line Published 2 December 2020 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) vaccine advisory group, in an emergency meeting Monday, approved an interim recommendation for who should receive the first COVID-19 vaccine doses once authorized, which puts healthcare workers and nursing

PandemicBritain Becomes First Nation to Approve Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Published 2 December 2020 Britain has given emergency approval to a new COVID-19 vaccine developed by U.S.-based pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, becoming the world’s first western nation ready to begin mass inoculations against a disease that has sickened nearly 64 million people worldwide, including more than 1.4

SurveillanceEFF Urges Federal Appeals Court to Rehear Case Involving Unconstitutional Baltimore Aerial Surveillance Program By Nathaniel Sobel Published 2 December 2020 In May, the Baltimore Police Department launched its Aerial Investigation Research (AIR) Pilot Program. For six months, three surveillance aircrafts operated by a private company called Persistent Surveillance Systems flew over Baltimore—covering about 90