Category: Homeland Security News

HAZMATGetting Quickly to the Scene of a HAZMAT Incident Published 17 December 2021 During a HAZMAT response, the U.S. Coast Guard’s National Strike Force (NSF), comprised of five specialized units of first responders, are ready to rapidly deploy to the scene. Getting quickly to the scene of a HAZMAT incident is critical—whether it’s an oil

TERRORISMFemale Foreign Terrorist Fighters: Repatriation, Prosecution, and Rehabilitation Challenges Published 16 December 2021 Following the territorial defeat of ISIS, an estimated 1,840 to 1,912 total female foreign terrorist fighters returned to Western Europe and another 59 returned to the United States. Criminal justice systems have steadily began to treat women as violent extremists, but they

DISINFORMATIONForeign Disinformation Effort Raises Fears of Violence in U.S. By Jeff Seldin Published 16 December 2021 Foreign intelligence services and global terrorist organizations are engaged in a broad effort to seed the United States with disinformation, and this effort appears to be working, raising new fears of a terrorist attack in the coming weeks, according

DISINFORMATIONForeign Disinformation Effort Raises Fears of Violence in U.S. By Jeff Seldin Published 16 December 2021 Foreign intelligence services and global terrorist organizations are engaged in a broad effort to seed the United States with disinformation, and this effort appears to be working, raising new fears of a terrorist attack in the coming weeks, according

TERRORISMFemale Foreign Terrorist Fighters: Repatriation, Prosecution, and Rehabilitation Challenges Published 16 December 2021 Following the territorial defeat of ISIS, an estimated 1,840 to 1,912 total female foreign terrorist fighters returned to Western Europe and another 59 returned to the United States. Criminal justice systems have steadily began to treat women as violent extremists, but they

EXTREMISMAntisemitism Disseminated Across Social Media Platforms Published 16 December 2021 Gab, a self-described “free speech” platform, has a long history as a haven for antisemites, extremists and conspiracy theorists. On Gab, and on Gab’s Twitter account, extremists promote a range of antisemitic tropes, such as Jews having dual loyalty to the U.S. and Israel, that