The attacks on 9/11 had of course, changed the landscape as well. The number of deaths in just a matter of moments was staggering, never again we swore as a country. We went to war because of the attacks, and we heard the government recommend we stock up on duct tape and plastic. … [Read more...] about How The San Bernardino Terrorist Attack Changed Security In the US
There is a "doomsday" vault built in an Arctic mountainside to safeguard global food supplies. Now for the first time since the vault was established on the Svalbard archipelago in 2008, seeds have been withdrawn. The original intent or charter if you will was designed to protect … [Read more...] about The Doomsday Seed Vault: The Syrian War Prompts First Withdrawal
President Barack Obama has directed his administration to prepare to take in at least 10,000 Syrian refugees over the next year, the White House said on Thursday September10, 2015 (Edwards, 2015). National security is of course a major concern when considering Syria refugees and … [Read more...] about The Syrian Refugee Crisis: Will It Affect You
The gun control lobby and certain citizens at large who do not believe that anyone should own, or carry a firearm are putting legal gun owners, police and citizens in danger (Chiaramonte, 2015). It is called "swatting" when people see you carrying a firearm or even suspect you … [Read more...] about Open Carry and Swatting
The New Yorker published a story July 20th, 2015, in which they detailed the destruction a massive earthquake and subsequent tsunami would cause in areas of the Pacific Northwest. The story is called The Really Big One (Schulz, 2015). The danger zone that the article is … [Read more...] about Did You Reassess Your Preparedness Level after the New Yorker Story?