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U.S. brought 80,000 Afghan citizens into U.S., but DHS failed to vet some evacuees, allowing in individuals who pose a national security risk.
U.S. Army to fall 40,000 troops short of recruiting goals over next 2 years. Fiscal year 2022 expected to miss mark by 10,000 troops.
A spectre is haunting America — the spectre of “wokeism.” Seemingly out of nowhere, a mass “woke” hysteria of racial and gender grievance has come not only to dominate, but to define every single major institution in the country....
Experts are warning that the United States is vulnerable to an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack from adversaries such as China and North Korea, which could render the nation helpless and shut down basic components such as military communications, water delivery systems, food, and transport. Speaking at...
New study identifies vulnerabilities to EMP attack In July, Chinese researchers urged their government to increase the country's readiness for defending against a high-altitude electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack. Just over a year ago, a group of American researchers released a report warning that China possessed...
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Aug. 13 issued a new national terrorism bulletin, warning of a “heightened threat environment” across the United States as the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks approaches. The United States continues to face “diverse and challenging”...
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) bulletin names the biggest threats to America. Number one is people questioning COVID lockdowns and masks. Number two is people questioning the integrity of the 2020 election and the belief that Trump won and...
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) tested the U.S. national emergency alert system on Wednesday. The test of both the Emergency Alert System and the Wireless Emergency Alert System, the second of which required people...
When announcing the christening of the USNS John Lewis replenishment oiler on July 16, Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Harker said sailors will be “galvanized” by the legacy of the new ship’s namesake. “Leaders like Representative Lewis taught us that...
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) said Sunday that the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack and ensuing shutdown have exposed “existential”-level vulnerabilities in America’s fuel and electrical grid, calling it “a devil of a problem” for which there’s no easy fix, while arguing that the Democrats’...
WASHINGTON – Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas issued a National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin after consultation with the Intelligence Community and law enforcement partners. The NTAS Bulletin advises that the United States is facing threats that have evolved significantly and become...
NAVAL STATION PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii—In his first major speech as Pentagon chief, Lloyd Austin on Friday called for developing a “new vision” for American defense in the face of emerging cyber and space threats and the prospect of fighting bigger wars. Reflecting President Joe Biden’s promise to put...
Dr. Eric Schmidt, former Google CEO and NSCAI Chairman, announced in a tweet that the final National Commission on Artificial Intelligence report is out. The NSCAI began its review in March 2019, and this is its final report for...
John F. Kennedy's National Security Action Memoranda number 57 (NSAM 57) is titled, “Responsibility for Paramilitary Operations.” It was sent to Secretary of State Dean Rusk, Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency...