Thursday, July 28, 2011

Transnational Crime

According to a July 25, 2011 entry posted by Attorney General Eric Holder on the White House blog, the National Security Council has released its Strategy to Combat Transnational Organized Crime. The strategy includes legislative proposals designed to strengthen anti-money laundering provisions and to identify and respond to evolving tactics used to conceal illicit operations and profits associated with transnational crime. The blog entry also links to fact sheets and assessments relating to transnational criminal activities.

Friday, July 01, 2011

Blog Commemorating 9/11

Starting July 5 the Homeland Security Digital Library will publish one blog a week leading up to the ten year anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. The blogs will honor those who died by highlighting lessons learned and societal changes made to ensure another such attack does not occur. The blog schedule is:
  • July 5 – Terrorism, Terrorists and Threats
  • July 12 – The Department of Homeland Security
  • July 19 – The 9/11 Commission Recommendations
  • July 26 – Emergency Preparedness
  • August 2 – Border Security and Immigration
  • August 9 – Transportation and Travel
  • August 16 – Freedoms and Rights
  • August 23 – Protecting Critical Infrastructure
  • August 30 – Communication
  • September 6 – Commemorating 9/11
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