Category: Homeland Security News

COVID-19 originsLet Scientific Evidence Determine Origin of SARS-CoV-2: Presidents of the National Academies Published 18 June 2021 Earlier this week, the leaders of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine issued a statement about the ongoing debate regarding the origins of the COVID-19 virus. “We urge that investigations into the origins of SARS-CoV-2

Domestic terrorismForeign Disinformation Feeds U.S. Domestic Terrorism, Official Warns By Jeff Seldin Published 17 June 2021 Newly unveiled efforts to combat a growing domestic terrorism threat in the United States will have to find a way to overcome a major obstacle: carefully crafted campaigns by foreign countries and terrorist groups to incite violence. Newly unveiled efforts

Solar geoengineeringExploring the Possible Risks, Benefits of Geoengineering Published 16 June 2021 Climate change is creating impacts that are widespread and severe — and in many cases irreversible — for individuals, communities, economies, and ecosystems around the world. 2020 was one of the three warmest years on record, bringing with it a number of costly

ExtremismAdministration Strategy Seeks to Confront Domestic Terrorism By Masood Farivar Published 15 June 2021 The administration on Tuesday released its long-awaited strategy for countering domestic terrorism, a comprehensive plan that calls for both short- and long-term measures to confront the growing threat of attacks from militant violent extremists. The strategy focuses on enhancing and sharing