Tag Archives: domestic terrorism

Janet Napolitano

Janet Napolitano

August 9, 2019 –Janet Napolitano, President Barack Obama’s first Homeland Security Secretary, is the author of “How Safe Are We?: Homeland Security Since 9/11.” Napolitano argues that, since the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the United States needs to focus its attention and resources on actual threats to the country, instead of what she terms “security theater.” She talked with NMIF Correspondent Megan Kamerick about what those threats are, and what they are not.

Guest:

Janet Napolitano, former Homeland Security Secretary, author of ”How Safe Are We?: Homeland Security Since 9/11”

The Line: Mass Shootings Hit Home

Domestic Terrorism

August 9, 2019 – Gene Grant and The Line opinion panelists look at the sickening wave of mass shootings in El Paso, Dayton and elsewhere. They debate whether calling out domestic terrorism will force a change in the conversation. The group also explores the rhetoric and reality of mental illness.

Line Panelists:
Lonna Atkeson, UNM Political Science professor
Eric Griego, former NM state senator
Sophie Martin, attorney
Kristelle Siarza, CEO, Siarza Social Digital

For Further Reading:

Santa Fe native among El Paso shooting victimsSanta Fe New Mexican

2 El Paso victims die at hospital, raising death toll to 22Associated Press

Texas tragedy: Search for answers continues in wake of El Paso shootingAlbuquerque Journal

New Mexico governor plans summit on domestic terrorismKRQE

Councilor pushing for more gun legislation in New MexicoKRQE

House speaker calls for special session on domestic terrorismAlbuquerque Journal

Ohio gunman’s ex-classmates decry missed chances to stop himAlbuquerque Journal

At vigil for a girl killed in Gilroy, news of another shooting compounds the anguishLos Angeles Times