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Originally published on DHS Explosives are a popular choice among terrorists for causing disruption, casualties and destruction. Although chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) weapons may cause much more damage, explosives can still be the first choice because they are relatively easy to make, transport and use. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology […]
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Originally published on Security Infowatch Proposed legislation would extend program for another three years. Last week, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) introduced a bipartisan bill (S. 4096) that would extend the Department of Homeland Security’s Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism (CFATS) program for three years. The CFATS program, which requires chemical manufacturers and distributors follow certain security protocols […]
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Originally published on WAR ON THE ROCKS The novel coronavirus pandemic has put the threat of bioterrorism back in the spotlight. White supremacist chat rooms are teeming with talk about “biological warfare.” ISIL even called the virus “one of Allah’s soldiers” because of its devastating effect on Western countries. According to a recent memo by the U.S. Department of […]