• FBI says Texas naval base shooting is ‘terrorism-related’

    The FBI says a shooting at a Texas naval air station that wounded a sailor and left the gunman dead is being investigated as “terrorism-related.”

  • Human rights & terrorism

    Matthew Daniels, chair of Law and Human Rights at the Institute of World Politics, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to about his new book:  Human Liberty 2.0: Advancing Universal Rights in the Digital Age, which is a collection of stories about people around the world who are using social media to advance the cause of human rights and freedom.

  • The senators and the subway cars

    The D.C. area’s senate delegation is taking an interest in cybersecurity beneath the city’s streets.

  • Arch Turner: DHS science and tech group assessing aerial surveillance tactics

    Homeland Security is weighing the commercial benefits of drone technology with security risks.

  • Brooke Courtney: how do experts recommend strengthening U.S. health security?

    The FDA’s senior regulatory counsel in the Office of Counterterrorism and Emerging Threats discussed findings from a National Academies panel.

  • Confronting terrorism & cyber attacks

    What is the federal government doing to combat terrorism and cyber threats? Find out this week on Fed Access when host Derrick Dortch speaks with Fred Burton, chief security officer at Stratfor. April 14, 2017

  • McCain warns Trump: Tread lightly on torture

    Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) warns the Trump administration not to repeal the law against banned interrogation techniques.

  • 15 years since 9/11 and nothing’s settled

    A decade-and-a-half on, the federal government in many ways still grapples with the right response to whatever it is that besets us and the rest of the world.

  • The 2016 Asia-Pacific defense outlook

    Jack Midgley, executive officer, Defense and Social Infrastructure, Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting Co. Ltd, joins host Roger Waldron on Off the Shelf to discuss Deloitte’s Asia-Pacific Defense Outlook for 2016. April 5, 2015

  • In cyber, everyone grabs everyone else by the you-know-whats

    I see the FBI-Apple dispute as a cyber version of the “ticking bomb” conundrum: What means are justified to get information from a terrorist when you know there is a bomb ticking somewhere about to kill innocent people?