National Center for Security and Preparedness http://wamc.org en Rick Mathews, National Center for Security and Preparedness - "Death Rays" And Homegrown Terror http://wamc.org/post/rick-mathews-national-center-security-and-preparedness-death-rays-and-homegrown-terror <p>"Death ray" - it’s a phrase you would most likely expect to see across the top of a pulp sci-fi comic book from the 1950s – but this week it graced the front pages of some newspapers in their coverage of a case of domestic terrorism home-grown in New York’s Capital District.</p><p>On Thursday a federal magistrate in Albany ruled that 49-year-old Glendon Scott Crawford and 54-year-old Eric J. Feight are a threat and should remain jailed.&nbsp;</p><p>The men are accused of trying to build a portable x-ray weapon to sicken Muslims and enemies of Israel.</p> Sat, 22 Jun 2013 16:00:00 +0000 67657 at http://wamc.org Rick Mathews, National Center for Security and Preparedness - "Death Rays" And Homegrown Terror Rick Mathews - Director of the National Center for Security and Preparedness http://wamc.org/post/rick-mathews-director-national-center-security-and-preparedness <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Rick Mathews is the <a href="http://www.albany.edu/ncsp/">Director of the National Center for Security &amp; Preparedness</a> and Program Director of the <a href="http://www.dhses.ny.gov/training/">NY State Preparedness Training Center</a>.</p><p>He joins us to talk about yesterday's events in Boston, MA.</p><p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 62374 at http://wamc.org Rick Mathews - Director of the National Center for Security and Preparedness Rick Mathews, the National Center for Security and Preparedness at SUNY Albany - Terror in Boston http://wamc.org/post/rick-mathews-national-center-security-and-preparedness-suny-albany-terror-boston <p>For more on the events today in Boston, WAMC’s Brian Shields spoke with <a href="http://www.albany.edu/rockefeller/faculty_pad_mathews.shtml">Rick Mathews</a>, the director of the National Center for Security and Preparedness at the University at Albany. He began by asking him if at this early stage he believes the explosions were the work of domestic or foreign terrorists.</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 22:26:25 +0000 Brian Shields 62305 at http://wamc.org Rick Mathews, the National Center for Security and Preparedness at SUNY Albany - Terror in Boston