The U.S. government reauthorization of the Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act (PAHPA). This means that Project BioShield, designed to project U.S. citizens from biological and nuclear threats will receive new funding.
The British government has issued a warning to its citizens abroad that a terrorist attack in Nairobi is imminent. This follows the activities of the Kenyan army in Somalia. The UK warning comes after a similar alert issued by the USA.
The Obama administration came under great fire when they permitted the man accused of trying to bring down a jet liner on Christmas Day the right to remain silent instead of holding him like a military prisoner.