The FBI says armed protests are planned at all 50 state capitols ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.
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Far-right activists and white supremacists may choose to create what they call their "1776 moment" closer to home.
Amid increasingly sophisticated ploys online, it can be difficult to tell the difference between innocent social networking and a national security offence.
Anti-scaling fencing is seen in front of the United States Supreme Court, which is across the street from the U.S. Capitol, on Jan. 10, 2021, in Washington.
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National security must be redefined to reflect new sources of security threats of the type that occurred at the U.S. Capitol.
Adil Najam, international relations professor at Boston University, interviewed 99 experts about what the post-pandemic future will bring.
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There's no going back to normal after COVID-19, partly because our pre-pandemic world was anything but normal.
The centrepiece of the Richardson review's recommendations is an electronic surveillance act, which in theory, at least, is a good idea.
A sweeping review of Australia's national security laws has recommended a new single legislative framework governing electronic surveillance activities.
South African president Cyril Ramaphosa addressing the G20 recently.
While South Africa should pay careful attention to all its existing trade and economic relations, particular attention should go to its intra-African economic relations.
Marines at Camp Post, Afghanistan, Sept. 11, 2020, on the 19th anniversary of the terror attacks that began the U.S. war there.
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Investigations of the 9/11 attacks show that a short, unstable transition between two presidents can weaken US security. Trump's sweeping staff changes compound the risk, experts say.
With face masks now compulsory or recommended in various parts of the country, how are facial recognition systems functioning?
Recommendations from a final report offer a few advances in striking the balance between national security and press freedom, but do not go nearly far enough.
As concerns mount in the US and Australia, TikTok is trying to deflect concerns over its perceived ties to the Chinese government. Its PR moves, however, may fall short.
Friends no longer: US president Donald Trump with his then national security adviser John Bolton in 2018.
The former national security adviser seems likely to be sued and could face criminal liability.
A young man in Ontario (not pictured) affiliated with incel culture has been charged with terrorism, which may pose problems for how we understand national security.
The decision to charge an incel youth with terrorism reinforces worrying trends in counterterrorism.
Dan Coats, left, then director of national intelligence, told Congress in 2019 about the potential danger of a pandemic.
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Warnings about major disease outbreaks are supposed to come from national and international medical intelligence and surveillance agencies that most Americans have never heard of.
Under a new national security test the foreign investment review board will have to be notified by foreign investors hoping to secure a 'sensitive national security business.
Some changes in the new security bill submitted to parliament last week are welcome, but others require careful scrutiny, especially when the rights of children are at stake.
Air raid wardens in Washington, D.C., conduct a practice air raid.
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Since the Cold War, Americans have shifted from engaging in active self-rescue to passively waiting for help from a centralized, bureaucratic federal emergency response.
Mike Burgess, the head of ASIO, warns there are more foreign agents operating in Australia than at the height of the cold war - and many of them have the capability, intent, and persistence to cause significant harm.
A soldier stands guard at the damaged entrance to Tyndall Air Force Base in Panama City, Florida, Oct. 11, 2018, after Hurricane Michael.
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US military leaders have to plan for operations all over the world, so they can't afford to ignore climate change or debate its causes.
The new ban applies to citizens of Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania.
Immigrants from Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania constitute less than 1% of terrorism cases in the United States, and none of the cases in the last two years.