Recently, on April 26, a new terrorist alert system – the National Terrorism Alert System (NTAS) – went into effect. The NTAS replaced the old color-coded alert system that had been in place since 2002. The NTAS will include “imminent… Read More
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And just like that, the color-coded terrorist warning system has gone away. Actually, it wasn’t quite that abrupt. This article notes that the threat warning levels formulated in Homeland Security Presidential Directive 3 (HSPD 3) was used less and less during the past few years. Although the threat level changed 16 times since its 2002 introduction, two recent attempted attacks passed without a change in the threat level.