Getting Off Homeland Security's Watch List
- NOTEBOOK. // New Republic;7/7/2003-7/14/2003, Vol. 229 Issue 1/2, p8
Presents news briefs related to United States politics and government as of July 7, 2003. Criticism of Democratic Senator Ted Kennedy for his apparent fondness for bipartisan deal-making with Republicans on various legislation; Failure of President George W. Bush to adequately fund the...
- U.S. VISIT Program Could Have Major Downstream Implications. Hessman, James D. // Sea Power;Jul2003, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p9
Focuses on the Department of Homeland Security Office's United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology (U.S. VISIT), a program that aims to improve the flow of travelers entering or exiting the U.S. Operation of U.S. VISIT at international air and sea ports; Creation of...
- Homeland security experts ask private sector for anti-terror technology. Ames, Ben // Military & Aerospace Electronics;Jun2003, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p1
Reports on the posting of a request by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for 50 types of anti-terror technology. Categories of the anti-terror tools; Demand for custom-design solutions; Detection and decontamination of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear agents.
- Keeping Us Safe. // Scholastic News -- Senior Edition;11/5/2001, Vol. 70 Issue 9, p2
Reports on the creation of the Office of Homeland Security by United States President George W. Bush designed to protect the country from further terrorist attacks.
- A Big Change for U.S. Government. // Scholastic News -- Senior Edition;12/13/2002, Vol. 71 Issue 12, p3
Reports on the creation of a U.S. Department of Homeland Security to help the government protect the nation against terrorist attacks.
- Mission impossible? Brumfiel, Geoff // Nature;9/5/2002, Vol. 419 Issue 6902, p10
Outlines the problems facing the research wing of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, which is to be given the task of defending the country against further terrorist attacks. Development of technologies that will detect a terrorist attack, determine its source and mitigate its effects;...
- Briefing. // TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;12/8/2010, Vol. 6 Issue 25, p1
This section offers news briefs related to terror response technology as of December 8, 2010, including Tek84 Engineering Group's Ait84 whole body imaging and shoe scanning system and a plan by House Republican leaders to examine consolidation of committee jurisdictions over the U.S. Department...
- Taking security seriously is a community concern. Silverman, Jerry // Washington Jewish Week;8/18/2011, Vol. 47 Issue 33, p14
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Jewish Federations of North America and the Secure Community Network initiative of The Jewish Federations are working together to address the threat of terrorism through its "If You See Something, Say Something" campaign.
- NSA SURVEILLANCE EXTRACT. // National Review;2/13/2006, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p40
The article offers a satirical look at surveillance being undertaken by the United States. Presents fictitious conversations with Senator Ted Kennedy, Senator Hillary Clinton and an unidentified senior Al-Qaeda operative about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) and the National...