Category: Homeland Security News

Killer robotsNew Armed Robot to Patrol Battlefield, Border Published 13 September 2021 An Israeli defense contractor on Monday unveiled a remote-controlled armed robot which can patrol battle zones, borders, track infiltrators, and open fire. The robot can also be programmed to make decisions on its own, without human intervention, about opening fire. Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI)

Our picksWhole-of-Society Approach to Counterterrorism | The Third Revolution in Warfare | Airline Cybersecurity, and more Published 13 September 2021 ·  Adopting a Whole-of-Society Approach to Terrorism and Counterterrorism ·  Cybersecurity Seen as Rising Risk for Airlines after 9/11 ·  CDC Finds Unvaccinated 11 Times More Likely to Die of COVID ·  FBI Releases Declassified Document on 9/11 Attacks

Iran’s nukesIAEA Monitors Allowed to Service Cameras at Sensitive Nuclear Sites Published 12 September 2021 An agreement has been reached between Iran and the IAEA to allow international inspectors to service surveillance cameras at Iran’s sensitive nuclear sites and to continue filming there. The agreement, announced Sunday, averts a diplomatic showdown this week. Iran has agreed

Water securityCalif.’s Central Valley: Increased Pumping During Drought in Worsens Groundwater Quality Published 12 September 2021 Researchers, examining thirty years of data from California’s Central Valley, found that intensive pumping of aquifers during drought can speed up deterioration of groundwater quality. Intensive pumping of aquifers during drought can speed up deterioration of groundwater quality, according to

PandemicBiden Unveils Plan of Attack for COVID-19 Published 10 September 2021 Keep schools open, mandate vaccines for all federal employees, and increase testing—these are three of the goals President Joe Biden outlined Thursday during a briefing on America’s ongoing battle against COVID-19. Keep schools open, mandate vaccines for all federal employees, and increase testing—these are three