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Drone being used in Nigeria

The Pentagon is using drones to help search in northeastern Nigeria for school girls kidnapped by the terror group Boko Haram, although they will not call them drones. Pentagon spokesman Colonel Steve Warren explains, "as a general rule we don't discuss our use of unmanned aircraft." He indicates there are security concerns, continuing, "there are sensitivities surrounding where they are based out of." Warren says they are being used to collect intelligence and conduct surveillance.

Tags: Nigeria , Boko Haram , kidnapping , DoD , Pentagon , drone , drones , Steve Warren

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 10:32am EDT

US commits dozens to help in Nigerian search

We are getting a clearer picture of how much help the U.S. is giving Nigeria to help in the search for almost 300 school girls kidnapped by terror group Boko Haram. The Pentagon says 16 DoD personnel are a part of a government-wide team of 30. The team includes planners and advisers already in Nigeria that have been redirected to assist the government. France, Benin, Chad, Cameroon and Niger, as well as representatives of Britain and the EU are all helping in the search.

Tags: Nigeria , kidnapping , DoD , EU , France , Benin , Chad , Cameroon , Niger , Boko Haram

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 08:51am EDT

Terrorist activity in Nigeria

Mark Schroeder, vice president of Africa analysis at Strator, will discuss the rise of the Boko Haram terrorist group in Nigeria.
November 15, 2013 (Encore presentation November 22, 2013)

Tags: workforce , Terror threats , terrorist organizations , Nigeria , Boko Haram , Foreign terrorist organization , State Deptartment , Mark Schroeder , Stratfor , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 11/15/2013, 08:47pm EST
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An in depth look at al Shabaab

Scott Stewart, vice president of Analysis for Stratfor, will give us some background on the al Shabaab terrorist organization, and how its actions are impacting U.S. foreign policy.
September 27, 2013

Tags: workplace , Kenya terrorist attack , Al Shabaab , Scott Stewart , Stratfor , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 09/27/2013, 09:50pm EDT
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US safer 12 years after 9/11, but threat has evolved, experts say

While the threat of a Sept. 11-style attack may not be as great, terrorism, either of the lone-wolf or state-sponsored variety, still poses a threat to the U.S. Agencies are moving to protect themselves in areas such as cybersecurity.

Tags: 9-11 , DHS , NSA , Chad Sweet , Mike Brown , Federal Drive , cybersecurity , privacy , Edward Snowden , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 09/11/2013, 04:20pm EDT
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The new face of terrorism

Doctor Christopher C. Harmon, the Major General Matthew C. Horner Chair of Military Theory at Marine Corps University will talk about terrorism and whether we are seeing changes in strategy and tactics.
May 31, 2013

Tags: workforce , counterterrorism , Boston bombings , London terrorist attack , Christopher C. Harmon , Marine Corps University , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 05/31/2013, 08:07pm EDT
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The terror attack in Boston

Heritage Foundation security expert James Carafano will discuss the terrorist bombings in Boston, and what the U.S. government can do to prevent future attacks.
April 19, 2013

Tags: workforce , terrorist attack , Boston bombings , James Carafano , Heritage Foundation , national security , DHS , Veteran Nation , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access ,

Friday - 04/19/2013, 09:57pm EDT
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Federal response to Boston bombings 'swift and substantial,' expert says

Bob Blitzer, former chief of the FBI's domestic Terrorism and Counterterrorism Planning Section, told the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp a substantial joint terrorism task force will draw on federal resources to investigate Monday's bombings in Boston.

Tags: Bob Blitzer , FBI , Boston bombings , Justice Department ,

Tuesday - 04/16/2013, 09:21am EDT
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Agencies doing job they already paid FPS to do

A new Government Accountability Office report says the Federal Protective Service isn't doing enough to safeguard more than 9,000 federal buildings.

Tags: Federal Protective Services , GAO , threat assessment

Tuesday - 09/11/2012, 03:46pm EDT

IG says Justice misreported some terrorism stats

Justice reported in 2009 that 512 people were charged with terrorism or terrorism-related crimes for six years after the September 11, 2001, attacks. But the audit showed 544 people were actually charged during that time period.

Tags: Justice Department , inspector general , Oversight ,

Thursday - 09/06/2012, 12:17pm EDT
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