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Article Out Loud – Strategic Depth & the Fight Against Violent Extremism

Despite the deaths of Islamic State and al Qaida leadership violent extremism is not gone This article describes why despite recent successful strikes against terrorist groups intelligence agencies and others tasked with protecting their communities must stay vigilant

Strategic Depth & the Fight Against Violent Extremism

Despite the deaths of Islamic State and al Qaida leadership violent extremism is not gone This article describes why despite recent successful strikes against terrorist groups intelligence agencies and others tasked with protecting their communities must stay vigilant More strategic depth is needed to help reduce the possibility of the

Article Out Loud – Lone Wolves – Finding the Red Flags

Lone wolf attacks like the Highland Park shooting at a July 4th parade continue to represent significant threats to communities as well as national security Whether ideologically or non ideologically inspired mass shootings resulting in 10 or more fatalities have occurred more than 15 times over the past 10 years

Afghanistan – A Haven for Violent Extremism

The rapid collapse of Afghanistan creates uncertainty and fears around how swiftly the Islamic State ISIS and al Qaida can rebuild mobilize and plan attacks on the West under a Taliban led government As conflict breeds instability volatility will certainly follow the U S withdrawal from Afghanistan There will likely

Domestic Terrorism – Defining a Real Threat

Over the past two decades the United States has focused heavily on preventing attacks from Islamic terrorism movements or those inspired by these movements However recent attacks in the United States over the past few years have prompted much debate on how to combat the threat of domestic terrorism Particularly

Local Law Enforcement for International Threats

According to a recent United Nations Security Council report the number of Islamic State IS attacks is down over the past year However there is still no doubt that the IS remains a threat both globally and domestically particularly as it transforms into a more covert terrorist organization Domestically the

Gene Drives – An Emerging Terrorist Threat

Conventional acts of terrorism will likely never fade away and advancements in technology will continually raise concerns for governments and global security practitioners The increasing threat and possibility of chemical biological radiological nuclear and explosive CBRNE use is evolving Terrorist groups are actively seeking materials and the expertise to manufacture

Human Trafficking – A National Security Issue

The United States abolished slavery nearly 150 years ago However human exploitation through sex and forced labor remains a growing human rights violation and national security issue Human trafficking is not prejudicial to nationality age gender or socioeconomic status and is closer to home than most would like to consider

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Article Out Loud – Interoperability During Mass Casualty Incidents

  Full article by Charles Guddemi and Catherine Feinman, an Article Out Loud from Domestic Preparedness, April 3, 2024. In this featured article, the District of Columbia’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency’s statewide interoperability coordinator and the editor of Domestic Preparedness highlight the key takeaways from a 2024 interoperability

Article Out Loud – Emergency Management Goes to the Hill

  Full article by Kay C. Goss and Catherine L. Feinman, an Article Out Loud from Domestic Preparedness, March 27, 2024. In this featured article, two attendees of a Senate briefing on “The State of Emergency Management” discuss the assistance needs of emergency managers working behind the scenes to ensure

Article Out Loud – The Evolution of Homeland Security Higher Education

  Full article by Heather Issvoran, an Article Out Loud from Domestic Preparedness, March 27, 2024. In this featured article, the director of strategic communications for the Center for Homeland Defense and Security describes how homeland security education expanded after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, to ensure that

Article Out Loud – April 2024 Eclipse – Moving From Planning Into Operations

  Full article by Laurel J. Radow, an Article Out Loud from Domestic Preparedness, March 13, 2024. In this featured article, a member of the American Astronomical Society Solar Eclipse Task Force shares an operational checklist for communities that will experience a total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024. Eclipse event

Article Out Loud – Support and Planning Inside 911 Centers

  Full article by Heather McGaffin, an Article Out Loud from Domestic Preparedness, March 13, 2024. In this featured article, the director of The Office of Unified Communications in Washington, DC, provides a glimpse inside emergency communications centers and the strategic planning needed to ensure that someone is always there

Article Out Loud – Amateurs of Action – The Women of Radio

Full article by Desiree Baccus, an Article Out Loud from Domestic Preparedness, March 6, 2024.In this featured article, a public relations committee member for the National Association for Amateur Radio describes how volunteers are transforming emergency preparedness with an inclusive, diverse movement of impactful community engagement. Talented operators nationwide prove

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