Category: Homeland Security News

TerrorismHow Has the Terrorism Threat Changed Twenty Years After 9/11? By Bruce Hoffman Published 12 August 2021 The U.S. counterterrorism response to the September 11, 2001, attacks yielded some remarkable successes and disastrous failures in hunting al-Qaeda. The top terrorist threat today, though, is domestic rather than foreign. How do al-Qaeda and its affiliates currently pose

Our picksStill Possible to Save Afghanistan? | Answers on GPS Data Spoofing | $600M Crypto Heist, and more Published 12 August 2021 ·  It Might Still Be Possible to Save Afghanistan ·  America Failed Its Way to Counterterrorism Success ·  Ending Title 42 for Illegal Border Crossings Will Jeopardize Post-Pandemic Recovery ·  Feds Warn of Potential Violence Fueled

EarthquakesEarthquake Forecasts a Step Closer to Reality Published 12 August 2021 Earthquakes — like lightning — strike unpredictably. For decades, scientists have struggled to reliably give forecasts for major earthquake hotspots, but now, an international team of scientists has embarked on a new initiative to do just that. Earthquakes — like lightning — strike unpredictably. The

COVID-19Studies Look at COVID-19 Vaccines-Connected Clotting, Myocarditis By Lianna Matt McLernon Published 11 August 2021 Two studies published by JAMA Cardiology Tuesday discuss adverse effects associated with COVID-19 vaccines. Despite these risks, both research teams continue to advocate for COVID-19 vaccines as the health risks from the virus are far greater than those linked to

Epidemic early warningModel Predicts COVID-19 Outbreak Two Weeks Ahead of Time Published 11 August 2021 People’s social behavior, reflected in their mobility data, is providing scientists with a way to forecast the spread of COVID-19 nationwide at the county level. The data-driven deep learning model which FAU researchers developed has important implications for managing the