War on Terror Run Through Western Illinois Will Honor Fallen Service Members, First Responders By Jason Parrott • Apr 12, 2019 http://illinois.usarunforthefallen.org/2017-run-info/ A day-long run through western Illinois will honor and remember the state's fallen military service members and first responders. WIU Expert Weighs in on Combating ISIS By Johnny Cather • Jul 23, 2015 Credit Western Illinois University Dean Alexander has spent years researching ISIS in his role as a Professor of Homeland Security at Western Illinois University. ISIS, also known as the Islamic State, seems to have replaced al-Qaeda as the major threat to America and its allies. The Search for Bin Laden By Rich Egger • Feb 15, 2013 peterbergen.com This week on Emphasis, Rich Egger’s guest is journalist and national security expert Peter Bergen. His latest book is Manhunt: The Ten Year Search for bin Laden – From 9/11 to Abbottabad.