Homeland Security (January 2010)

Open letter to members of Congress

On Thursday, Jan. 7, President Barack Obama announced the results of a review he had ordered following the nearly successful terrorist attack against the passengers of a Northwest Airlines flight into Detroit on Christmas Day last year.

Christmas bomber issues wake-up call for administration

Nearly one year ago, President Barack Obama signed his poorly thought-out executive order to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay Naval Station in Cuba — releasing or transferring all detainees — “no later than one year” after taking office.

Meeting the challenges of safeguarding nation

The Dec. 25 attempted terrorist attack reminded the nation that the fight against terrorists requires vigilance and infallibility.

‘Good enough’ is not good enough to lead TSA

The security failures of the Christmas Day bombing attempt once again remind us that the TSA administrator is one of the most critical homeland security positions in the federal government.

Recent news highlights the need to keep Guantanamo prison open

Even after the Christmas Day bombing attempt aboard a Northwest Airlines flight, the Obama administration remains steadfast in their belief that Guantanamo detainees should continue to be transferred to other countries and to a detention facility in the U.S.