Category: Homeland Security News

UKRAINE WAR: ESCALATION RISKSWhat’s the Threat of Nuclear War Right Now? By Sarah Kuta Published 24 March 2022 As Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered Russian troops to invade Ukraine on 24 February, he threatened any intervening country with “consequences you have never faced in history.” And during an interview Tuesday with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, Putin’s

NUCLEAR DETERRENCEAccelerating Production, Innovation for U.S. Nuclear Deterrent Published 24 March 2022 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the Y-12 National Security Complex have teamed up to modernize legacy technology and production methods of crucial components for the U.S. nuclear deterrent.  Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the Y-12 National Security Complex have teamed up to rapidly modernize legacy

GRID RELIABILITYTargeted demand response reduces price volatility of electric grid Published 24 March 2022 To reduce the energy load during supply constraints on the Texas power grid, it is not necessary to reduce the energy load in high population centers such as Houston and Dallas. Instead, when supply is strained, focusing on a few strategic

UKRAINE WARRussia’s Remaining Weapons Are Horrific and Confounding By Christina Pazzanese Published 23 March 2022 Along with concerns over the possible deployment of tactical nuclear weapons, the Biden administration is now warning that the Russian military may launch a chemical weapons attack in Ukraine. Harvard Kennedy School’s Matthew Bunn assesses threat, possible fallout of chemical