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    Missile Defense Sites to Protect the East Coast

    After the Obama Administration’s repeated delays of projects that would enhance the United States’ ballistic missile defense (BMD) system, the Department of Defense (DOD) released a statement announcing that they would begin an environmental impact study of four locations on the effect of installing a BMD site on the East … More

    Senator Levin Is Wrong: U.S. Needs East Coast Missile Defense Site

    Senator Carl Levin (D-MI), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), recently concluded that there is “no validated military requirement” for a proposed East Coast missile defense site. While some military leaders agree with his conclusion, the fact remains that the East Coast is less protected than the West … More

    Morning Bell: Sandy Slams East Coast

    Super-storm Sandy lived up to expectations yesterday and overnight, delivering a powerful punch with heavy rains, strong winds, and significant storm surge. After taking 69 lives in the Caribbean, Sandy hit the eastern United States, where at least 16 people have died. Our thoughts and prayers are with those impacted … More

    All Shook Up: Earthquakes 101

    This morning we wrote about hurricanes, and then Washington, D.C., had an earthquake. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides information about what to do before, during, and after an earthquake. FEMA also provides an index with contact information on state agencies. As residents of the East Coast found out … More