security

  • October 8, 2012  

    In other news Monday, the investigation of terrorist attacks on the U.S. consulate continues, with media reports surfacing that the State Department rejected requests for more security personnel made by American officials in Libya. Deputy national security adviser John Brennan will visit Libya to review the inquiry. Continue reading

  • September 14, 2012  

    Jeffrey Brown talks to McClatchy Newspaper’s Nancy Youssef, who explains the nature of the Muslim protests and police response throughout Middle East and Africa. Then, International Crisis Group’s Robert Malley argues the protests and disorder are larger signs of the economic and security vacuum created by the Arab Spring. Continue reading

  • August 8, 2012   BY News Desk  

    The internet was never designed to be a secure means of communication, yet it’s become the backbone of the U.S. economy. Hundreds of millions of dollars are drained from corporate accounts, and technology designs are pilfered every year by criminal … Continue reading

  • August 8, 2012  

    After militants attacked an Egyptian border checkpoint, they crossed into Gaza, where Israeli forces stopped and killed the insurgents. But doubts remain on whether Egyptian forces can safeguard its borders. Jeffrey Brown talks to McClatchy Newspapers’ Nancy Youssef and Georgetown University’s Samer Shehata for more. Continue reading

  • July 18, 2012  

    Organizers of the London Olympic Games face security concerns and unfinished opening ceremonies with only nine more days to go. Keir Simmons of Independent Television News has a report. Continue reading

  • July 18, 2012  

    With a little more than a week until the Olympic opening ceremonies, issues such as transportation, weather and security have arisen. Gwen Ifill talks with Stephen Wilson of The Associated Press and Kevin Wamsley of University of Western Ontario about whether organizers are fully prepared for the start of the games. Continue reading

  • July 17, 2012  

    Less than two weeks before the start of the 2012 Summer Olympics, the United Kingdom is facing new questions on whether G4S, the private security contractor for the Olympics, has hired enough security guards to ensure safety and security during the Games. Simon Israel of Independent Television News reports from London. Continue reading

  • June 22, 2012  

    Part of his Making Sen$e of financial news series, economic correspondent Paul Solman speaks with author and longtime media blogger Rory O’Connor about social media security, privacy violations and what, if anything, could take Facebook down. Continue reading

  • June 7, 2012  

    Beginning with comments from Sen. John McCain Tuesday citing accounts of what appear to be high-level government leaks, Congress is engaged in an investigation about war tactics. Jeffrey Brown discusses the varied secret programs, from cyber attacks to drone strikes, with The New York Times’ David Sanger. Continue reading

  • Syrian pro-government protesters hold pi
    January 12, 2012   BY P. J. Tobia 

    After our story, “Syrian Spies Operating in the U.S.” was broadcast on Jan. 3, we received several responses to our Public Insight Network request for the personal stories of Syrian- Americans who felt that they had been spied on by the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

    The responses reflect the wide spectrum of beliefs and affiliations that make up the Syrian-American community. Most were from ordinary people who decided to take up some small part of the growing opposition abroad, usually through social media. A few responses supported Assad, or at least denounced what they perceived as violence Continue reading