Category: Homeland Security News

ARGUMENT: Afghanistan rapid collapseHow the Taliban Exploited Afghanistan’s Human Geography Published 3 September 2021 The Taliban managed to seize power so quickly because it used Afghanistan’s human geography to exploit that state’s fragility: The country’s low population density empowers fast-moving and cohesive attackers, for which the poorly trained, disorganized, corrupt, and unmotivated Afghani army was

Natural hazardsMitigating Hazards with Vulnerability in Mind By Andrew Logan Published 3 September 2021 From tropical storms to landslides, the form and frequency of natural hazards vary widely. To mitigate natural hazards equitably, an MIT Ph.D. candidate is incorporating social vulnerability into resilience engineering and hazard recovery. From tropical storms to landslides, the form and frequency

Our picksHarsh Climate Reality: U.S. Not Ready | Feds’ Facial Recognition Systems | Islamists Struggling for Recruits, and more Published 3 September 2021 ·  Overlapping Disasters Show Harsh Climate Reality: The U.S. Is Not Ready ·  The Storm Warnings Were Dire. Why Couldn’t the City Be Protected? ·  Hurricane Ida: 2 Reasons for Its Record-Shattering Rainfall in