President Donald Trump and his advisors have demonstrated an intense focus on “protecting the nation from foreign terrorist entry.” Although much public and media attention has justifiably centered on the travel restrictions in the relevant executive
Walter Haydock previously served as a staff member for the Committee on Homeland Security in the House of Representatives and as a targeting officer at the National Counterterrorism Center.
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Ghosts in the Machine: Targeting Homegrown Violent Extremists with Artificial Intelligence-enabled Investigations
In June, a gunman slaughtered 49 people in Orlando, Florida, pledging allegiance to the leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the process. The following month, a supporter of the New Black Panther Party mercilessly killed five police officers while they were protecting protesters.