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  • McCaul: Obama delayed on Islamic State as he pondered legacy

    "The bottom line is, ISIS does not fit in the president's narrative," Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, said on CBS' "Face the Nation" Sunday.

  • Post-9/11: Protect the freedom to warn

    "If you see something, say something." That's what our homeland security apparatchiks incessantly preach. But 13 years after the Sept. 11 attacks, the freedom to warn is in danger and vigilant whistleblowers are under fire.

  • Feds' tab for 21 desert homes: $680K each

    Federal officials paid nearly eight times the average price of homes in Ajo, Ariz., to build 21 family-type residences for U.S. Customs and Border Protection employees.

  • Homeland Security chief says ISIL not only threat

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Homeland Security Department says that while the surging Islamic State group is taking most U.S. attention now, officials must stay on top of other terrorist threats as well. Secretary Jeh (jay) Johnson says the US should "not let our guard down," even as it...

  • Foreign fighters with ISIS pose threat

    While the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has no current plans to attack the United States, the "unprecedented" number of foreign fighters in the group poses a very real threat of terrorism, officials said Wednesday.

  • Officials: No threat of Islamic State attack in US

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group doesn't pose an immediate threat of an attack in the United States, senior U.S. officials testified Wednesday, but warned that the danger from the militants is spreading beyond the Middle East to Europe and other parts of the world. They have the...

  • DHS not prepared to handle killer pandemic, IG says

    The problem is that DHS was given $47 million in 2006 to prepare for the rapid spread of a deadly disease such as Ebola, according to the DHS inspector general.

  • Memo: No wrongdoing in handling child immigrants

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal investigation that included surprise inspections was unable to substantiate 16 accusations by advocacy groups that the government packed into frigid cells children caught crossing the border alone, made them sleep on hard floors and provided inadequate food and...

  • DHS lacks plan, info to manage its $534 million vehicle fleet

    The Department of Homeland Security has no idea which of its vehicles are under-used.

  • Some IGs slow to publicize whistleblower rights and protections

    Official watchdogs at three federal agencies are doing a poor job of spreading the word about the rights and protections available to federal employees who blow the whistle on waste, fraud and corruption.

  • Fort Hood shooter asks to join ISIS

    The former Army psychiatrist convicted of killing 13 people at Fort Hood, Texas, in November 2009, has written a letter asking to become a "citizen" of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Fox News reported.

  • Fight against militarized police is a culture war worth having

    Asked "whether it's proper to militarize the nation's city police forces," President Obama opined last week that "one of the great things about the United States has been our ability to maintain a distinction between our military and domestic law enforcement."

  • Policing a riot

    Libertarians warned for years that government is force, that government always grows and that America's police have become too much like an occupying army.

  • DHS released 600 immigrants with criminal records

    In what is already fast becoming the latest flashpoint in the debate over allowing millions more illegal immigrants to remain in the United States legally, a government watchdog agency found that U.S. immigration officials released more than 600 undocumented immigrants in 2013 when faced with...

  • Patrolmen without borders

    If I drive across a U.S. border, I expect to stop at a Border Patrol checkpoint. But imagine driving to the grocery store, or Mom's house, well inside America, and being stopped by the Border Patrol. Many Americans don't have to imagine it -- it's how they live.



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