Category: Homeland Security News

EXTREMISMRadicalization Pipelines: How Targeted Advertising on Social Media Drives People to Extremes By Jeanna Matthews Published 13 January 2022 Behind-the-scenes mechanisms feed an item you search for on Google, “like” on social media, or come across while browsing into custom advertising on social media. Those mechanisms are increasingly being used for more nefarious purposes than

CLIMATE CHALLENGES2021 Was U.S. 4th-Warmest Year on Record, Fueled By a Record-Warm December Published 13 January 2022 The year 2021 was marked by extremes across the U.S., including exceptional warmth, devastating severe weather and the second-highest number of billion-dollar weather and climate disasters on record. The U.S. was struck with 20 separate billion-dollar disasters in 2021.

EXTREMISMWhat Prevention and Treatment of Substance Dependence Can Tell Us About Addressing Violent Extremism By Ryan Andrew Brown, Rajeev Ramchand, Todd C. Helmus Published 10 January 2022 Hate, violence, and their co-occurrence—violent extremism—represent increasing threats to society. Experts say that in order to deal effectively with extremism, there is a need for new approaches and

EXTREMISMWhat Prevention and Treatment of Substance Dependence Can Tell Us About Addressing Violent Extremism By Ryan Andrew Brown, Rajeev Ramchand, Todd C. Helmus Published 10 January 2022 Hate, violence, and their co-occurrence—violent extremism—represent increasing threats to society. Experts say that in order to deal effectively with extremism, there is a need for new approaches and