Category: Homeland Security News

OUR PICKSBeijing’s Ukrainian Battle Lab | When to Trust Hardware and Software? | Is That an Outlaw Lawn?, and more Published 3 May 2022 ·  Mayorkas: Controversial Board Intended to Protect Speech While Addressing Disinformation’s ‘Connectivity to Violence’ ·  Is That an Outlaw Lawn? Las Vegas Has a New Approach to Saving Water. ·  Body in Barrel

CRITICAL MATERIALSReviving the National Defense Stockpile Funding Published 2 May 2022 Established during World War II, the National Defense Stockpile (NDS) ensures that the Department of Defense can access key materials necessary to maintain readiness in the event of a major supply chain disruption. Current critical minerals stockpile is inadequate to meet the requirements of

InsurrectionMember of Georgia Chapter of Oath Keepers Pleads Guilty to Seditious Conspiracy Published 2 May 2022 The defendant participated in plot to use force to oppose execution of U.S. laws, including the attack on the Capitol during the certification proceeding. DOJ says that the defendant aimed to obstruct Congress in an effort to stop transfer

NUCLEAR WASTERComparing Geologic Repository Assessment Tools Published 2 May 2022 A computer modeling system is designed to answer critical safety assessment questions about future disposal options for spent nuclear fuel deep underground and the system of tunnels, containers and possible concrete-like barriers used to keep the radioactive material contained far from the surface and water sources.

ENERGY SECURITYEurope Cooperates on Gas, as Russia Turns Off Taps to Poland, Bulgaria By Barbara Wesel Published 30 April 2022 Russia has halted gas exports to Poland and Bulgaria, ramping up the pressure on all EU states to find alternative suppliers. Some are working on cutting Russian gas altogether, others have plans to share with neighbors.

OUR PICKS THIS WEEKNew Age of Bioterror | Managing Cyber Risk | The Case for the Nuclear Deterrent, and more Published 1 May 2022 Extremism & Terrorism ·  Mayorkas Promises Congress Data on Cases of Terror Watchlist Individuals Arrested at Border ·  A New Age of Bioterror: Anticipating Exploitation of Tunable Viral Agents ·  Islamic State ‘Beatle’ Sentenced