With homeland security being such a national priority, one would expect Congress and the Department of Homeland Security to have a well-organized relationship.
David Inserra specializes in cyber and homeland security policy, including protection of critical infrastructure, as research assistant in The Heritage Foundation’s Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies.
June 19, 2017, 4:19 PM EDT
June 9, 2017, 9:52 AM EDT
Terrorist travel just got a little bit harder, as selected visa applicants are now being asked to turn over their social media information to State Department officials.
March 21, 2017, 9:52 AM EDT
Trump admin has set a strong precedent by indicting two Russian officers.
March 13, 2017, 4:14 PM EDT
San Francisco announced it is suspending involvement in JTTF.
February 24, 2017, 9:08 AM EST
The Secret Service currently polls as the worst place to work in gov't.
January 12, 2017, 8:50 AM EST
What were the top three takeaways from Gen. Kelly's confirmation hearing.
December 8, 2016, 9:01 AM EST
Talk about something deserving of being labelled as “fake news.”
December 6, 2016, 4:23 PM EST
DHS admitted greencards are missing and cannot be accounted for.
December 5, 2016, 8:35 AM EST
The next homeland security secretary should prioritize four issues.
December 1, 2016, 8:34 AM EST
This week, terror struck American soil once again.
November 23, 2016, 9:15 AM EST
DHS takes positive step forward, making travel more efficient and secure.
October 25, 2016, 10:37 AM EDT
Better late than never.
October 21, 2016, 8:52 AM EDT
The trend of increased terrorism in the U.S. continues.
October 17, 2016, 4:12 PM EDT
There is no excuse for such negligence and failure.
September 20, 2016, 9:41 AM EDT
Many Americans are rightly concerned today.
July 27, 2016, 11:00 AM EDT
Do you know what to do if you are in an active shooter situation?
July 18, 2016, 12:07 PM EDT
After the horrible terrorist attack in Nice, France, millions of Americans, Frenchmen, and others around the world are probably asking themselves what can be done to stop the seemingly unending wave of deadly Islamist terrorist attacks from Dhaka, Bangladesh to San Bernardino, California.These attacks have been conducted using explosives, guns, and now an ordinary vehicle. Here in the U.S., Islamist terrorists have plotted or attacked the U.S. 25 times since the start of 2015, by far the most active period of terrorist activity since 9/11.
June 22, 2016, 10:30 AM EDT
The Visa Wavier Program is helping stop terrorists and criminals.
June 15, 2016, 10:24 AM EDT
Why was the Orlando terrorist allowed to purchase firearms, and why wasn't the FBI aware of his plans for terror?
May 6, 2016, 5:21 PM EDT
Congress is considering giving the Department of Homeland Security the authority to move around some of its funds to the beleaguered Transportation Security Administration as lines at airports grow. While this redirection might be a short-term solution (and maybe not even that as it will take time to hire and train these screeners), it is time for Congress to rethink airport screening for a long-term solution.