national security

  • Global Economics And Our Security

    Most experts agree – the national security of the United States is linked to the nation’s economic security. But in our weekly chat with National Security Expert John Diamond, we learn that national security also…

  • Iran Launches Satellite

    Iran’s successful launch of its first satellite into orbit suggests a strong desire to become both a space and nuclear power. One element of the launch: It has shifted focus away from Iran becoming a…

  • A Safe Haven in Pakistan?

    Pakistan has sent a hard-line Muslim cleric to persuade the Taliban to lay down their arms. It’s part of a deal that would see Islamic law imposed in the region and an end to the…

  • Trouble Brewing

    Trouble is brewing with North Korea. Not only is the North preparing to launch a satellite into orbit, but there is new speculation that their entire electric grid is on the verge of collapse. We…

  • National Security Threats

    Which poses a larger threat to national security? Nuclear weapons or a stolen, renegade plane? Actually, both are considered serious threats. But we’re learning more about how officials deal with each circumstance from CNN Washington…

  • National Security: how Tweet it is

    By Jane Norris FederalNewsRadio Are Facebook and Twitter essential to national security? Two researchers at the National Defense University say the answer is yes and they are calling on the Pentagon to use social media…

  • WH asks for funds to fight swine flu

    The CDC says the number of confirmed cases of swine flu in the U.S. jumped to over 60 today from around 40 yesterday. The White House has asked for funds to combat the disease, but…

  • Reviewing NSPS –

    The Pentagon is teaming with the Office of Personnel Management for a review of the National Security Personnel System. Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn and OPM’s new director, John Berry, will ask the Defense Review Board to set up a task force to look at NSPS. DoD has held off on converting military organizations to the new pay system pending the review. NSPS currently covers more than 200 thousand Pentagon staffers. I’m Max Cacas.

  • Social Networking and National Security

    Computers have changed how Americans do almost everything. And they are also changing national security. That according to James Carafano, senior research fellow for the Heritage Foundation. He has written a pieces titled “Social Networking…

  • History at risk over unclassified and declassified information

    Without training and leadership, modern history may be lost forever.