Combatting Terrorism on Planes, Trains and Automobiles

by Patricia Cogswell

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) released a 23-page report in October outlining proposed major changes for how it wants to screen passengers at airports. The changes include far...

The Battle Against Deadly Biological Threats

by Elizabeth (Beth) E. Cameron, PhD

A five month-long outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached dangerous levels and the risk of further spread is high. Thirty-six new cases were reported during the week of...

U.S. Defense Cooperation with Canada and Mexico Matters Far More Than You Think

by Charles H. JACOBY, Jr.

Last month, Secretary Mattis and his counterparts from across the Americas met in Mexico City for The Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas to discuss shared regional defense challenges....

The U.S. Military's Border Enforcement Role

by Christine Wormuth

President Trump isn’t the only President in recent times, to send U.S. troops to the border… read the latest from The Homeland. This is Cipher Brief Level I Member Only content. It can be...

Secretaries Series: Jeh Johnson on DHS' Toughest Tasks

by Jeh Johnson

Election security, the migration of people toward the U.S.’ southern border and taking a lead on the public-private critical intersection of cyber security are just a few of the pressing issues...

Why Congress Will Not Build That Wall

by Todd Rosenblum

The President’s recent tweet storm threatening to close the U.S.’s land border with Mexico and order military action to counter a “dangerous” caravan of asylum seekers, highlights his...

The Secretaries Series: The Evolution of Securing the Homeland

by Tom Ridge

‘The Homeland’ is bringing you a series of candid, intimate interviews with former Secretaries of the Department of Homeland Security throughout the month of October.  DHS was born out of 9/11,...

The Secretaries Series: Michael Chertoff on 9/11 and the Mission Ahead

by Michael Chertoff

‘The Homeland’ is bringing you a series of candid, intimate interviews with former Secretaries of the Department of Homeland Security throughout the month of October.  DHS was born out of 9/11,...

The Secretaries Series: A Candid Conversation with Janet Napolitano

by Janet Napolitano

The Homeland is bringing you a series of candid, intimate interviews with former Directors of the Department of Homeland Security throughout October.  DHS was born out of 9/11, when 23 different...

California's Homeland Security Challenge

by Eli Owen

From wildfires to terrorist plots, to the arrest of individuals with IEDs, the State of California is constantly under threat.  With more than 38 million residents (equaling roughly 12 percent of...