Monthly Archives: December 2008

Fact Sheet: DHS End-of-Year Accomplishments

Under President George W. Bush’s leadership, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has achieved considerable success in protecting the nation from dangerous people and goods, securing the nation’s critical infrastructure, strengthening emergency preparedness and response and unifying department operations. More … Continue reading

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Future Terror Attacks …Are we Ready


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Where DHS will go under the Obama administration

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India (Country threat level – 3): Pakistan (Country threat level – 5):

According to a report published on 7 December 2008, an unspecified threat sent from Pakistan via e-mail warned of a possible Mumbai style attack against Bengaluru. The report stated that the threat window will be open on 7 and 8 … Continue reading

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Greece (Country threat level – 3):

Violent rioting sparked by the police shooting of a teenager continued in cities across Greece for a third consecutive day on 8 December 2008. In Athens, protesters clashed with police officers outside the Parliament building and hurled rocks at the … Continue reading

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DHS Issues Final Environmental Impact Statement on Proposed National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate released the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) today, recommending Manhattan, Kan., as the preferred site for the state-of the-art, high-security laboratory … Continue reading

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Christmas in Waziristan


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Lego-Style Islamic Terrorist Figurine Sparks Outrage

 A Lego-style Islamic terrorist figurine has sparked outrage among Muslims and others. The controversial toy mini-figure, made by American Will Chapman as part of his BrickArms line, is a masked militant with an assault rifle, grenade launcher and belt of … Continue reading

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Girding up for plug-ins

Groups seek power system management. Another major source of demand is on the horizon: plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). The current. President-elect has already expressed his support for expanding the nation’s fleet of PHEVs, calling for a million of them … Continue reading

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Department of Homeland Security Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report for 3 December 2008


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