Category: Homeland Security News

ExtremismExtremist-Related Shootouts with Police Soar in 2020 Published 5 February 2021 During the 6 January 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol, violent Trump supporters—reinforced by a broad coalition of right-wing extremists—attacked police, who appeared to be caught unprepared for a violent encounter with a crowd which has been loudly and consistently supportive of law enforcement.

ARGUMENT: The Russia connectionPiling Up Incriminating Information about Trump’s Russian Connections Published 5 February 2021 Not all counterintelligence investigations lead to arrests, but many such investigations reveal weaknesses and vulnerabilities which may have escaped notice. John Sipher writes that a new book by Craig Unger, American Kompromat, serves that purpose. “By compiling decades of Trump’s

PandemicConspiracies, Contagion, and Convergence: Troubling Trends and COVID-19 By Stevie Kiesel Published 5 February 2021 For hundreds (if not thousands) of years, disease outbreaks have been accompanied by exaggerated or downright false claims of origin, spread, and treatment. Some of these claims are misinformation—incorrect information spread without an intent to mislead. On the other hand,

The Russia connectionDonald Trump Spying Allegations: More Likely Useful Idiot than Putin’s Agent By Kyle Cunliffe Published 5 February 2021 The question of Donald Trump’s relationship with the Kremlin has surfaced once again, this time in a new book by veteran U.S. journalist Craig Unger. The book, American Kompromat, claims that the former US commander-in-chief

Our picksPreparing for War with China | Cost of Undoing the Travel Ban | Terrifying Climate Warning, and more Published 5 February 2021 ·  Bipartisan Support Emerges for Domestic-Terror Bills as Experts Warn Threat May Last ‘10 To 20 Years’ ·  ‘It Let White Supremacists Organize’: The Toxic Legacy of Facebook’s Groups ·  Frustration Is Spreading Faster