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Homeland Security Report No. 198 Available for Download

The latest issue of the Homeland Security Report is available at: http://www.homelandsecuritygroup.info/reports/HSR198.pdf  

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The Homeland Security Digital Library Collection

The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) is the nation’s premier collection of documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management. The HSDL is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s National Preparedness Directorate, FEMA and the Naval … Continue reading

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Pakistan (Country threat level – 5):

On 13 November 2008 a group of gunmen abducted an Iranian diplomat in the city of Peshawar in northwestern Pakistan. Authorities stated that the suspected militants stopped the diplomat’s vehicle in the Hayatabad neighborhood and killed his bodyguard before quickly … Continue reading

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IS-860 National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP)

FEMA course IS 860 Course Overview Protecting the critical infrastructure and key resources (CI/KR) of the United States is essential to the Nation’s security, public health and safety, economic vitality, and way of life.  The purpose of this course is … Continue reading

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Strong Angel III: Integrated disaster response demonstration Working together to save lives by improving information flow across boundaries In 2006, more than 800 volunteers from a diverse group of organizations gathered in San Diego, California, to undertake Strong Angel III, … Continue reading

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Natl. Fire Academy Self-Study Courses

“Federal agencies, including the State Department, the Department of Homeland Security and the National Counter Terrorism Center, are telling their people not to describe Islamic extremists as jihadists or mujahedeen,” reports the Associated Press. “… The reason: Such words may … Continue reading

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Over Here or Over There, Intelligence Key to Countering Terror

By Matt Korade, CQ Staff David Cid thinks he knows how to protect America against terrorists, but it won’t be easy. The former FBI agent and current deputy director of the Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism said intelligence, … Continue reading

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Bioviolence: Preventing Biological Terror and Crime,

Barry Kellman describes the underestimated danger of biological agents falling into the hands of those who would be inclined to use them, and provides a wide-ranging and detailed policy analysis on how to prevent this from happening. As he puts … Continue reading

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