News & Press
Read about the Center’s latest projects making local and national headlines, as well as commentary by our subject matter experts on current newsworthy issues in emergency management, public health, and homeland security.
April 17, 2013
Hyperlink: http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/have-americans-become-complacent-in-the-face-of-terrorist-threats/2013/04/16/3fff2ea2-a6c4-11e2-b029-8fb7e977ef71_story.html CHHS Director Michael Greenberger is quoted in a Washington Post article about whether Americans have become complacent about terrorist attacks in the years since 9/11.
Director Michael Greenberger Discusses the Boston Marathon Attack and the Rise in Homegrown Terrorism
April 17, 2013
Hyperlink: http://www.wtop.com/1326/3287372/Homeland-security-analyst-It-only-takes-one CHHS Director Michael Greenberger goes on WTOP to discuss the Boston Marathon explosions. While law enforcement has diligently prevented attacks since 9/11 it only takes one getting through. Greenberger hypothesizes what could have been behind this classic terror attack and discusses the rise in homegrown terrorism and discontent on ...
March 12, 2013
CHHS Director Michael Greenberger talks to WTOP about the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) new guidelines for knives that are acceptable carry on items. The new guidelines state that small knives, novelty baseball bats, and other sports equipment can be carried on board. Professor Greenberger is disturbed by this change in ...
March 5, 2013
Hyperlink: http://podcast.emsarn.org/ Senior Law and Policy Analyst Clark Lee spoke with members of the Emergency Medical Services Agency Research Network (EMSARN) about legal considerations of fatigue in shift work. EMSARN’s goal is to improve the quality, safety, and performance in emergency medical services across the nation. This 16 minute long podcast explores ...
February 20, 2013
CHHS Director Michael Greenberger was interviewed by WJZ-TV, Baltimore's local CBS affiliate for a piece on cyber-security concerns. Greenberger stressed that outside of a nuclear attack there is nothing more dangerous to the United States. The upside of the continuous battle with hackers and cyber terrorists is the robust job ...
February 19, 2013
Hyperlink: http://www.wusa9.com/video/default.aspx?bctid=2086309581001 CHHS Director Michael Greenberger talks to WUSA Channel 9 News about the glorification of torture in “Zero Dark Thirty.”
February 19, 2013
From Baltimore Sun: http://www.baltimoresun.com/explore/harford/news/ph-ag-homeland-security-exercise-0213-20130212,0,7454628.story The one day Harford County training exercise organized by CHHS was featured in a Baltimore Sun article. The exercise was intended to test current readiness capabilities in case of a large scale incident.
February 19, 2013
CHHS Director Michael Greenberger provided a comment on for WTOP Radio the importance of protecting consumers from sustained cyber attacks.
February 8, 2013
CHHS Director Michael Greenberger discusses the use of drone strikes with a focus on the ambiguous nature of the current policy. Greenberger highlights the Obama administration's need to balance the protection of individual rights and the ability to stop terrorists. Listen to the interview here.
January 7, 2013
Hyperlink: http://www.wypr.org/podcast/midday-weekly-review-friday-january-4-12-1-pm Following the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, WYPR's "Midday with Dan Rodricks" explored the issue of the mentally ill's access to firearms. CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger joined Maryland State Delegate Sandy Rosenberg to discuss a timely report by a Maryland task force charged with ...
December 17, 2012
Senior Policy Analyst Vernon Herron and Exercise Program Manager Christina Crue offered their expertise on security measures for schools and other public buildings during the media's coverage of the deadly school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14th, 2012. Herron and Crue both discussed the need to strengthen security protocols ...
November 13, 2012
Hyperlink: http://http://www.wbaltv.com/news/maryland/military/Md-expert-weighs-in-on-Petraeus-investigation/-/15159352/17383856/-/ql8fq7z/-/index.html CHHS Founder & Director Michael Greenberger offers his legal and homeland security expertise to weigh in on the latest developments on the FBI investigation that led to the resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus.
November 8, 2012
Policy Analyst Dr. Patrick Rose appeared on Baltimore's CBS Television outlet several times as more information came out about the pharmaceutical company at the center of a nationwide meningitis outbreak. Dr. Rose underscored the importance of more oversight ability by the FDA to avoid future outbreaks caused by medicinal steroid ...
September 19, 2012
Hyperlink: http://on.today.com/PT5JE3 You've never seen a workplace safety training video like this. In light of recent office and school shootings, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is funding a new training video for the city of Houston that teaches people how to respond to such an incident. CHHS Senior Policy Analyst told ...
September 12, 2012
Hyperlink: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/bs-md-911-upgrades-20120902,0,4385127.story CHHS Senior Policy Analyst Vernon Herron tells The Baltimore Sun new 911 technology may not necessarily improve emergency response.
September 12, 2012
Hyperlink: http://www.wtop.com/774/3031460/Are-Americans-safer-since-Sept-11 On the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, WTOP Radio in Washington, D.C. poses the question to CHHS Director Michael Greenberger: Are we safer?
August 10, 2012
Hyperlink: http://thedianerehmshow.org/audio-player?nid=16431 CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger appeared live on NPR’s “The Diane Rehm Show” for an in-depth discussion on the impact of hate groups in the United States and what law enforcement is, and isn’t, doing about it. Greenberger was also interviewed by Baltimore’s CBS television affiliate WJZ about the ...
July 24, 2012
Hyperlink: http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2012/07/21/security-experts-say-colorado-shooting-could-change-security-procedures-in-public-places/ http://www.wbal.com/article/92171/10/template-marylandsnewsnow/Security-Concerns-Arise-After-Movie-Tragedy CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger warns the fallout from the deadly shooting rampage in a Colorado theater July 20 could spark sweeping security changes at public places where large numbers of people gather. He was interviewed on the topic by several media outlets including WJZ-TV, WBAL Radio and WTOP ...
July 3, 2012
Hyperlink: http://www.wbaltv.com/weather/Expert-Underground-electric-lines-could-fix-power-troubles/-/9380898/15384370/-/115dpou/-/index.html#comments One of the big questions following a massive power outage in Washington, D.C., Baltimore and surrounding suburbs is: should all powerlines be buried underground? CHHS Director Michael Greenberger, who is also a member of the International Energy Forum’s Independent Expert Group, makes the logistical and financial argument to put powerlines ...
June 4, 2012
Via C-SPAN video – "Michael Greenberger talked about emergency preparedness and, with the 2012 hurricane season starting the previous day, how well the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was prepared to handle disasters and its current budget. He responded to a video clip of Press Secretary Jay Carney speaking on Wednesday, ...