US Legislation - H.R. 2017, DHS Appropriations for period ending Sept 30, 2012
“The Administration supports House (of Representatives) passage of H.R. 2017, making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012. The Administration is committed to ensuring the Nation lives within its means and reducing the deficit so that the Nation can compete in the global economy and win the future”.
EU Terrorism Situation and Trend Report & EU-US Relationship
An interesting Europol report on the EU Terrorism Situation and Trend Report differentiates between Islamic; separatist; left-wing and anarchist; and right-wing and single issue terrorism. A US Heritage Foundation background discussion of the EU-US Counterterrorism Relationship provides a number of though provoking “talking-points”.
Developments of interest in the international Homeland Security arena discussing U.S. National Terrorism Advisory System; 2011 US Homeland Security Address; U.S. National Counterterrorism Centre and RAND Corporation testimony: