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Homeland security news and analysis from The Nation
December 30, 2022
How the GOP Learned to Hate the FBI
And why it matters that Democrats and Republicans have switched positions on the national security state.
November 28, 2022
The Terrorism We Sought Abroad Has Come Home
Of the approximately 450 politically motivated violent attacks that took place on our soil in the past decade, the majority were perpetrated by homegrown far-right extremists.
September 8, 2022
DHS Surveillance Increasingly Targets US Citizens
The Department of Homeland Security and its component agencies are highly capable of keeping tabs on all of us—and they often do.
Gaby Del Valle
January 28, 2022
We Don’t Need a Department of Homeland Security
Since 9/11, we’ve overfunded a second Pentagon capable of focusing on whatever it considers to be most politically expedient.
February 26, 2021
It’s Still Time to Abolish ICE
There has never been a better moment to move past enforcement-focused immigration strategies.
César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández
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January 26, 2021
The Madcap Mysteries of Homeland Security
Overreach into local law enforcement has led to the investigation of matters laughably unrelated to terrorism.
November 4, 2020
Homeland Security Thinks Everything Looks Like Terrorism
Hammer, meet nail.
November 2, 2020
The Trauma of Trump’s Presidency Will Haunt Us
Leveraging psychological pain and mental terror has been central to his strategy.
October 30, 2020
The Many Abuses at the Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia
The allegations of non-consensual sterilizations are horrifying—and not all that’s gone wrong at the immigration detention center.
August 28, 2020
US Law Enforcement’s Warrior Complex Is on Full Display in the Streets—and in Leaked Documents
Hacked documents from the early weeks of the ongoing protest movement illustrate one of Black Lives Matter’s central observations: Policing in the United States functions as a military occupation.