(Why do they do this. Because they can) Under new rules proposed by the TSA, all airline passengers would need advance permission before flying into, through, or over the US regardless of citizenship or the airline's national origin.
Vigilant Shield, taking place in Oregon, Phoenix, Guam, and perhaps the Philippines next week is not about security. It is an exercise intended to accustom Americans to Federal Fascism. residents of Portland started moving out a while ago. Many ha
...those same high-ranking government officials are upset at the level of publicity this story has been getting, and especially with the publication of videos documenting harassment and threats by U.S. Marshals and “Treasury agents.”
The motion, filed Tuesday in federal court, comes after an immigration official testified in the Senate last month that 50 immigrants over a seven-month period were forced to take psychotropic drugs. Many of them had no psychiatric diagnosis.
The White House maintains that it is "building a culture of preparedness" with its new national strategy for homeland security. Yet the new report arrives on a day on which it is reported in Washington that a private intelligence firm
Last month, six W80-1 nuclear-armed AGM-129 advanced cruise missiles were flown from Minot Air Force Base, ND, to Barksdale AFB in Louisiana and sat on the tarmac for 10 hours undetected. Press reports initially cited the Air Force mistake of flying
The TSA plans to expand its use of screening machines that look under passengers' clothing for hidden weapons. New York's Kennedy and Los Angeles International airports will get "backscatter" X-ray machines that the ACLU has called
The Transportation Security Adminstration today announced the creation of the Office of Global Strategies. The mission of this office is to increase security by working proactively with our foreign partners and overseas operations affecting the US
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents and federal prosecutors went to "extreme lengths" to protect the informant, adding that a dozen persons might be alive today had those in charge pulled the plug on the investigation.
The CIA is a relatively calm place these days, with its senior officials concentrating more on nailing foregin targets than each other. (Note: read at the bottom about Sen. Richard Shelby, and his attempt to discredit Anthony Lake)
The Court ruled NASA could not require JPL scientists and engineers holding non-sensitive positions to sign waivers of their privacy rights. If the Court hadn't acted, thousands of scientists would have been placed in jeapordy.
The Dept of Homeland Security self-inflicted what one observer called a mini distributed denial of service, with a reported mass of more the 2.2 million messages stuffing the inboxes of the nation's security experts. All this is simply due to th
The Border Security Council helping Texas Gov. Rick Perry decide how to distribute about $100 million in border security money is proposing permanent southbound police checks to help reduce car thefts and other crimes in El Paso.
In a room full of privacy advocates, Chertoff came not with a peace offering, but rather a confrontational challenge.
The United States is preparing for its biggest anti terrorism exercise ever next week, a scenario testing the impact if three fictional" dirty bombs" were to go off and cripple transportation arteries in two major U.S. cities.
"She was handcuffed behind her back and shackled to a table," Manning said. "It doesn't make sense that she could have physically managed to strangle herself."
(What's next, pace makers) Airport security screeners stepped up scrutiny of remote-controlled toys Monday after authorities said terrorists could us them to detonate bombs. "Credible specific information" indicate that terrorists are
Giffords once again uses the pretext of illegal narcotics as an excuse for legitimizing interior Homeland Security checkpoints which interfere with the right to privacy and travel that every American (used to) enjoy.
In an age of of al-Qaida, sleeper cells and the threat of nuclear terrorism, Huntsville is dusting off its Cold War manual to create the nations most ambitious fallout-shelter plan.
U.S. Customs agents seize $59,000 in life savings from a dishwasher who earned it by working minimum wage jobs for 11 years.
"As the agent was doing his search, he left the vehicle running and the keys in the ignition, so one of the lads, still wearing handcuffs, grabbed the steering wheel and they headed back to Mexico,"
...the software is being developed to track the content of political speech in Internet blogs and social networking sites, such as MySpace and Facebook, with the intention of identifying 'anti-American' sentiment and rooting out 'terroris
An Identity Project investigation into the incredible amount of personal information collected by DHS is now available. The report documents how DHS keeps track of your race, what you read, where you sleep and with whom you associate.
Americans are facing a brave new world of post-September 11 technology marvels that could soon find their way into billions of dollars of projected homeland security spending. Gee-whiz know-how -- from swarms of tiny airborne sensors to ever-sharper
International travelers concerned about being labeled a terrorist or drug runner by Homeland Security algorithms may want to be careful what books they read on the plane. Newly revealed records show the government is storing such information for year
The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to oppose the U.S. Border Patrol's plan to set up a permanent checkpoint on Interstate 19. Critics told supervisors such a checkpoint would be worse than ineffectual in stopping illegal immig
The US an UK governments are developing increasingly sophisticated gadgets to keep individuals under their surveillance. When it comes to technology, the US is determined to stay ahead od the game.
The Secure Flight proposal would apply to domestic flights the same requirements for government-issued travel credentials and individualized, explicit, prior, per-flight permission to travel as the DHS plans to apply to international flights
Contrary to rumors surrounding the Air Combat Command's stand-down of all 100,000 active-duty airmen ordered for tomorrow, the US will not be devoid of fighter aircraft to protect the nation. Michael Kucharek, spokesman for NORAD
These 'tailgate profilers', positioned close to the lane of oncoming traffic, evaluate the reaction of vehicle occupants. If anyone responds 'suspiciously', the profiler signals a patrol vehicle further down the road to pull the vehic