Hours of questioning and testimony enriched the factual record and offered insight into how lawmakers and security officials hope to fix the vulnerabilities that enabled the Jan. 6 attack.
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On Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at 9:30 a.m., the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism will hold a hearing on state and local responses to counterterrorism.
On Mar. 17, 2021, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) released the U.S. intelligence community’s unclassified assessment of domestic violent extremism in the United States.
Testimony last week from former Capitol security officials raises important questions about the FBI’s performance of its own function.
On Thursday, Feb.
The U.S. legal framework for foreign terrorism should be adapted to the domestic context.
Law-enforcement and counterterrorism agencies need to recognize a real and growing threat.
The FBI has released a report on lone offender terrorism, which is commonly referred to as lone wolf terrorism. The report examines lone offender attacks in the United States from 1972-2015. In the report, the authors analyze a collection of data about lone offenders including demographic information, ideological inclinations and radicalization timelines. The report can be read here and below.
Andrew Jon Thomasberg, a member of the white supremacist organization Attomwaffen Division, pleaded guilty in the Eastern District of Virginia to possession of firearms while being an unlawful drug user and to making a false statement in order to illegally purchase a firearm. He faces a maximum penalty of ten years in prison. The plea agreement and the criminal complaint are available below.
On Nov. 5, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee examined three evolving homeland security threats: domestic terrorism, Chinese cyber and counterintelligence operations, and the risk new technologies pose to the American public.