According to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, the Obama administration will unveil a new terrorism threat alert system to address what he called intermediate-level threats to the United States.
The current alert, known as the National Threat Advisory System, has never been used because it requires a credible threat. As such, the new system will be augmented to include more realistic warnings about what the government is seeing and what the public should do.
“I believe in this environment we need to get beyond that and go to new system that has an intermediate level to it,” Johnson said at a Defense One Live event.
The Coast Guard is officially shit outta luck for a paycheck thanks to the government shutdown, which means that zero coasties have been paid to create some of the amazing memes being shared as a way to vent their frustration.
Vice President Mike Pence repeated President Donald Trump's claim that "ISIS has been defeated" in Syria on Wednesday just hours after several U.S. service members were killed by an ISIS suicide bomber in Manbij, Syria.