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13 August 2021 Security News

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  • DHS Issues New National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin DHS 13 Aug 2021 -- On August 13, 2021 the Secretary of Homeland Security, Alejandro N. Mayorkas, issued a new National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin regarding the heightened threat environment across the United States. The threat environment to the Homeland is diverse and challenging, especially leading up to and following the 20th Anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks as well as religious holidays that could serve as catalyst for targeted violence.
  • Efforts Underway to Contain Marburg Disease in Guinea VOA 13 Aug 2021 -- Concerted efforts are underway by local health authorities and World Health Organization experts to prevent the spread of the deadly Marburg disease within Guinea and across borders.
  • Al-Qaida Will Return to Afghanistan, British Official Says VOA 13 Aug 2021 -- British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace warned Friday that Afghanistan risks becoming a failed state and predicted a-Qaida will again thrive in the country.
  • Where Are the Taliban Getting Their Money? VOA 13 Aug 2021 -- The Taliban's sudden surge across much of Afghanistan, resulting in the capture of about half of the country's provincial capitals, may have stunned some officials and international observers, but it has been driven in part by extensive fundraising that has given the insurgent group access to millions, and perhaps billions, of dollars.
  • Oregon National Guard deploys to fight wildfires Army News 13 Aug 2021 -- Twenty Airmen with the Oregon Air National Guard's 142nd Wing have departed Portland to help battle wildfires across the state.

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