In the normal course of events, the announcement by DHS that it would ban large electronic devices from direct flights originating at ten airports in the Middle East would excite a great deal of comment. Technologists would speculate as to the nature of the potential new bomb threat. Intelligence-types would be curious as to the provenance of the intelligence -- was it SIGINT or HUMINT? Law and policy folk would ask about the legal underpinnings and deba
Paul Rosenzweig is the founder of Red Branch Consulting PLLC, a homeland security consulting company and a Senior Advisor to The Chertoff Group. Mr. Rosenzweig formerly served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy in the Department of Homeland Security.He is a Professorial Lecturer in Law at George Washington University, an Adjunct Lecturer at Northwestern University, and a Visiting Fellow at The Heritage Foundation.
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If you don't find this report seriously creepy, you are far more sanguine than I am.
A Maryland man was arrested Friday on a cyberstalking charge in connection with allegedly sending an epilepsy sufferer an animated Twitter message telling the victim that “you deserve a seizure,” federal officials said.
Preet Bharara made a mistake. By refusing to resign he contributes (inadvertently) to the destruction of norms that he is, presumably, combatting.
Trump's budget proposal to pay for a wall on the southwest border sacrifices real, every-day security programs on the altar of a campaign promise that will not increase security one iota.
Why not also investigate the Obama/Wiretap allegation? Well ...
The Trump/Russia connection is really five separate, perhaps disconnected lines of inquiry. Stop worrying about the broader connection -- find the trees; the forest will take care of itself.