Topic: U.S. Department of Homeland Security
A hearing chaired by Rep. Peter King to investigate radicalization within the American Muslim community touches on an important topic, terrorism experts say. But they question the tone.
03/10/2011 09:35 pm
Tomorrow's wars will be fought not just with guns, but with the click of a mouse half a world away that will unleash weaponized software that could take out everything from the power grid to a chemical plant.
03/07/2011 02:44 pm
Tracing the history of cyberespionage and cyberwarfare from the invention of the Internet up to the targeted attacks on US banks by an Islamic hacktivist group.
03/07/2011 02:43 pm
Before a US border patrol agent was killed in a shootout with Mexican bandits, the agents opened fire with bean bags. Found at the scene: two guns the ATF allowed gun runners to purchase.
03/04/2011 05:55 pm
TSA denies it used airport body scanners elsewhere. But documents show it tested similar technology at a commuter train station in New Jersey and signed contracts for more scanning in public places.
03/04/2011 11:14 am
In addition to sinking $1 billion into the failed "virtual fence," the US government has spent $2.6 billion for 650 miles of solid border. This wall doesn’t deter people – but it does defy the laws that protect the land.
02/27/2011 08:30 pm
Global Viewpoint The real challenge for Internet freedom? US hypocrisy. And there's no app for that.
Secretary Clinton's speech on Internet freedom was full of good news. The US has a more grown-up view of the complexities of Internet freedom and its importance. The bad news was in what Clinton didn't address: the role US foreign policy and US companies play in Internet oppression.
02/17/2011 12:01 pm
Arizona is suing the federal government, saying the Obama administration has failed to uphold its duty to prevent rampant illegal immigration. It's Arizona's latest bid to undercut federal authority.
02/11/2011 08:19 pm
Several oil companies were targets of hackers seeking 'proprietary' data about global oil finds, cyber security firm AcAfee reported Thursday. All evidence points to cyber spies in China, it says.
02/10/2011 07:34 pm
Amid new terror threats, US security officials say renewing key domestic spying provisions of the Patriot Act is critical to keep the US safe. Yet lawmakers are raising questions about the law.
02/10/2011 04:47 pm