Category: Homeland Security News

Our picksNext Animal-to-Human Pandemic | Telegram Purges Extremist Content | Tackle Domestic Disinformation, and more Published 14 January 2021 ·  F.B.I. Urges Police Chiefs Across U.S. to Be on High Alert for Threats ·  Fueled by the U.S. Capitol Siege, Violent Extremists with ‘Political Grievances’ Will Likely Pose the ‘Greatest Domestic Terrorism Threats in 2021,’ Intelligence

Armed conflictAn Avalanche of Violence: Revealing Predictable Patterns in Armed Conflicts Published 13 January 2021 New research finds that human conflict exhibits remarkable regularity despite substantial geographic and cultural differences. New work by SFI’s Collective Computation Group (C4) finds that human conflict exhibits remarkable regularity despite substantial geographic and cultural differences. In November 1941, two years after

Food securityBeating the “Billion-Dollar Bug” Is a Shared Burden Published 13 January 2021 A lurking threat that has stymied US corn growers for decades is now returning to the forefront: western corn rootworm. Sometimes referred to as the “billion-dollar bug,” the species’ tiny larvae chew through the roots of corn plants, causing devastating yield losses.