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  • Discussion on National Security Threats
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    National Security and Terrorism Threat

    National security and cybersecurity experts talked about the Bipartisan Policy Center’s report on the threats from ISIL*, al Qaeda, and other jihadist groups. The event was held the morning after U.S.…

  • 911 Commission Report 10th Anniversary
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    National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Report 10th Anniversary

    Bipartisan Policy Center and the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks released a report on the 10th anniversary of the original commission report. The new report examined threats to the…

  • Congress and National Security
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    Congress and National Security

    Panelists talked about congressional oversight of the Homeland Security Department. Former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge called the current oversight committee structure “archaic,…

  • Bipartisan Policy Center Assesses Terrorist Threat
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    Terror Threat Assessment

    Panelists spoke about a recent report on the threat to national security posed by terrorists. Among the topics they addressed were al-Qaida interests in the Syrian civil war, blurring lines…

  • Electric Grid Cybersecurity Michael Hayden  Industry Perspectives
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    Michael Hayden on Electric Grid Cyber Security

    Former CIA and National Security Agency Director Michael Hayden talked about the cyber threats facing the nation’s electric grid. He said that the situation would get worse before it got better and…

  • Electric Grid Cybersecurity Federal Government Activities and Interagency Coordination
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    Electric Grid Cyber Security, Energy Industry Officials Panel

    Energy industry officials talked about their specific industry and how they deal with threats. Panelists pointed out some big gaps that exist if there is a cyber attack. While there are set rules for natural disasters,…

  • Journalists Discuss Sharing of Intelligence Information
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    Media Coverage of National Security Issues

    Three journalists and a former member of the George W. Bush administration talked about the proper balance between the public’s right to know intelligence information and protection of…

  • BPC Looks at Drones  The Rule of Law
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    Drones and Targeted Killings

    Panelists talked about the use of drones by Presidents George W. Bush and Obama administrations for targeted killings. Topics included the legal and policy implications, the need for more…

  • Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission Report
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    Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission Report

    Former Senator Bob Graham and former Senator Jim Talent spoke to reporters and answered questions about the release of the commission’s evaluation of the government’s ability to protect the…

  • Nuclear and Biological Terrorism Threats
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    Nuclear and Biological Terrorism Threats

    Opening statements were made by Chairman Bob Graham and Vice-Chairman Jim Talent at a public hearing on nuclear and biological terrorism threats. Then Carie Lemack spoke as a representative…

  • September 11 Commission Recommendations
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    September 11 Commission Recommendations

    Witnesses testified about full implementation of recommendations of the September 11 Commission on Terrorist Attacks, enacting provisions aimed at improving domestic security, enforcement…

  • Zacarias Moussaoui Verdict
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    Zacarias Moussaoui Verdict

    Mr. Adams read the guilty verdict in penalty phase of U.S. v. Moussaoui on Courthouse Square as soon as it was delivered in the courtroom. Following the reading, family members of victims of the…

  • Congressional Oversight of Intelligence
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    Congressional Oversight of Intelligence

    Former Rep. Hamilton talked about the recommendations of the September 11 Commission acted upon by Congress, especially those involving the restructuring of the executive branch. He urged…

  • Intelligence Reform Bill
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    Intelligence Reform Bill

    Following a brief moment of silence, officials and family members of victims talked to reporters about intelligence reform legislation and adoption of several recommendations by the…

  • National Security Legislation Status
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    National Security Legislation Status

    Family members of some victims of the September 11, 2001 spoke to reporters about the lack of progress made by congressional conferees on legislation to implement the recommendations of the…