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A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent stands watch as a crowd of overseas visitors to the U.S. wait in line to pass through Customs January 5, 2004 at JFK airport in New York City. (Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Who Can Challenge the No-Fly List?

A prominent Pakistani doctor suspects he is on the no-fly list. He’s demanding the right to find out why.

FBI agents collect evidence at a FedEx Office facility following an explosion at a nearby sorting center on March 20, in Sunset Valley, Texas. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Trump’s Travel Ban Might Be Legal, but It’s Bad Policy

Most terrorists don’t get radicalized abroad; they’re made in the USA.

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The Mysterious Origins of a DHS Report Calling for Sunni Muslim Surveillance

FP published a draft government report calling for the screening of Sunni Muslims. How do such reports come to be?

Two Muslim women stand near a fence across the street from the White House before the start of a protest against the Trump administration's proposed travel ban, in Washington on Oct. 18, 2017. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Draft DHS Report Called for Long-Term Surveillance of Sunni Muslim Immigrants

Those fitting broad “at-risk” profiles would be targeted for continuous vetting.

Fireworks explode as singer Katy Perry performs during the Super Bowl halftime show at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, on Feb. 1, 2015. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

What Would Happen if Terrorists Attacked the Super Bowl With Drones?

Small unmanned aircraft are a threat to high-profile events, but taking them down safely is almost impossible.

People run from the Route 91 Harvest country music festival  on October 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. A gunman opened fire on a music festival in Las Vegas, leaving at least 59 people dead and more than 500 injured. (David Becker/Getty Images)

FBI and DHS Assessment Outlined Threat of Lone Offenders Targeting Las Vegas

The U.S. government warned of possible attacks on entertainment venues and mass gatherings.

People hold up placards to protest against US President Donald Trump's executive order suspending the resettlement of refugees and banning people from seven majority-Muslim countries from entry into the US, during a rally near the US embassy in Tokyo on January 31, 2017.
Some 40 foreigners living in Japan participated in the rally, as a defiant US President Trump struggled to defuse a mounting backlash over his ban on immigrants from seven Muslim-majority nations. / AFP / KAZUHIRO NOGI        (Photo credit should read KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump to Cut Number of Refugees in U.S. by More Than Half

A long, contentious internal debate concludes with the lowest quota in almost 40 years.

White supremacists in Emancipation Park prior to the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville,Virginia, August 12, 2017. (Photo credit: Evelyn Hockstein/For The Washington Post via Getty Images)

FBI and DHS Warned of Growing Threat From White Supremacists Months Ago

Trump doesn't want to call out white supremacists. The FBI already did.

BERLIN, GERMANY - AUGUST 03: A sign  makes passersby aware of a facial recognition technology test at Berlin Suedkreuz station on August 3, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. The technology is claimed could track terror suspects and help prevent future attacks. (Photo by Steffi Loos/Getty Images)

Immigration Bill Would Ramp Up Mass Surveillance at the Border

The 200-page bill calls for drones, facial recognition, biometric data collection, and more personnel.

CALEXICO, CA - MAY 24: A section of the controversial US-Mexico border fence expansion project crosses previously pristine desert sands at sunrise on May 24, 2014 between Yuma, Arizona and Calexico, California. (Photograph by Charles Ommanney/Reportage by Getty Images)

The Trump Administration Doesn’t Want a Winner for Its Wall Competition

The president says building a wall along the border with Mexico is one of his top priorities. But his government isn't acting that way.

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Trump’s Budget Would Leave U.S. Ports Open to Nuclear Threat

The administration is putting money toward a border wall, but giving short shrift to America’s other borders.

Members of the neo-nazi group, The American National Socialist Movement, protest during a rally in front of the Los Angeles City Hall, on April 17, 2010. About 100 members of a self-described neo-Nazi group protested against immigrants to the United States on Saturday, sparking a counter-rally that drew about 500 people. The black-clad neo-Nazis were met by members of Hispanic, black and gay community groups who shouted "Racists Go Home" and "Stop the Nazis." The group, which calls itself the National Socialist Movement, requested and received a city parade permit for a white power demonstration at City Hall.   AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

DHS Strips Funding From Group That Counters Neo-Nazi Violence

Trump’s approach to fighting extremism puts law enforcement front and center. Critics say that’s dangerous.

TOPSHOT - US President Donald Trump walks to Marine One for his first trip as President, on the South Lawn of the White House January 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Team Planning Possible Retaliation for Classified Leak Allegations

White House officials concoct “ludicrous” revenge plan targeting former Obama administration.

A computer running a Windows Server is seen connected into a network server in an office building in Washington, DC on May 13, 2017. 
International investigators hunted on May 13 for those behind an unprecedented cyber-attack that affected systems in dozens of countries, including at banks, hospitals and government agencies, as security experts sought to contain the fallout. The assault, which began Friday and was being described as the biggest-ever cyber ransom attack, struck state agencies and major companies around the world -- from Russian banks and British hospitals to FedEx and European car factories. / AFP PHOTO / Andrew CABALLERO-REYNOLDS        (Photo credit should read ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images)

The United States Is Not Ready for a Cyber-Pearl Harbor

The weekend’s massive “ransomware” attack exposed the glaring vulnerabilities in our cybersecurity readiness.

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