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Homeland Security Investigations makes child exploitation a core priority
Special agents of the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are reaching across the globe and through cyberspace to crack down on child exploitation in all its forms. In physical and digital realms, these crimes have become international in scope and without boundaries.

 


Citizen-Driven Recovery - Interview with Jane Cage
On the morning after the strike of a massive EF-5 tornado, Jane Cage of Joplin, Missouri, helped clear debris and board up windows at a friend’s house. Then they headed to another side of town to help church members who had a downed tree blocking their garage door.

 






Psychological Aspects Of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, And High-yield Explosives (CBRNE)
The risk of a terrorist attack involving chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, or high-yield explosives (CBRNE) is a worldwide concern. CBRNE weapons have the potential to cause a wide variety of physical effects, but they can cause psychological effects as well.

 





10 Ways Schools Can Better Protect your Children
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and families of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, and to those affected by this event from miles away. Though this tragedy has sparked intense debate about causes and reactions, the only true issue at hand is the safety of people in public places, be it schools, places of worship, shopping centers, or sporting events. Studies on this topic have been shared repeatedly by our firm (and by countless colleagues) but little has been done. Maybe now more focus will be given to public gatherings to improve overall safety.

 


The Floor is Moving: Aviation Security after Bin Laden
In the classic film, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones uttered one of the most popular movies lines of all time: “Snakes. Why did it have to be snakes?” The line was triggered when he looked into a vast, dark pit and noticed that the floor appeared to be moving. When he dropped a torch into the pit, the light showed it was filled with hundreds of venomous snakes. Unfortunately, that is the state of aviation security today. Luckily, we also have a torch­—intelligence.

 


Motivations & Inducements of Homegrown Terrorists - Part 2 of 2

“To prefer evil to good is not in human nature; and when a man is compelled to choose one of two evils, no one will choose the greater when he might have the less.”  – Plato, Greek Philosopher


 





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