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To Protect and Defend: US Homeland Security Policy

To Protect and Defend: US Homeland Security Policy

1st Edition

Tom Lansford, Robert J. Pauly Jr
December 07, 2016

In response to the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001, the United States embarked on a dramatic and sustained effort to reform and revitalize its homeland security policies and structures. This book offers an examination of the evolution of policy and the concurrent restructuring of existing...

Integrity and Accountability in Government: Homeland Security and the Inspector General

Integrity and Accountability in Government: Homeland Security and the Inspector General

1st Edition

Carmen R. Apaza
November 23, 2016

The Inspector General (IG)'s mission is to expose fraud, waste and abuse as well as promoting efficiency in federal agencies. Each year billions of dollars are returned to the Federal government or are better spent based on recommendations from IGs reports. IG investigations have also contributed...

Fostering Community Resilience: Homeland Security and Hurricane Katrina

Fostering Community Resilience: Homeland Security and Hurricane Katrina

1st Edition

Tom Lansford, Jack Covarrubias, Justin Miller
September 28, 2010

Using the Mississippi Gulf Coast as a case study, this book focuses on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and develops the concept of resilience and how it applies to Homeland Security in the aftermath of the worst natural disaster to hit the United States. Through the lens of the national...

Power Plays: Enriched Uranium and Homeland Security

Power Plays: Enriched Uranium and Homeland Security

1st Edition

Christopher Hubbard
May 28, 2010

A comprehensive exploration of how national and state security policy is effected by the production, storage, transportation, safeguarding, export and use of enriched uranium - and, by extension, plutonium. A wide range of geopolitical, security and technical issues are examined, as are the...

Protecting Our Ports: Domestic and International Politics of Containerized Freight Security

Protecting Our Ports: Domestic and International Politics of Containerized Freight Security

1st Edition

Suzette R. Grillot, Rebecca J. Cruise
May 28, 2010

Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, there has been much discussion of the security of borders and ports of entry in the United States and around the world. Ports of entry, particularly sea ports, are viewed as one of the most defenceless targets for a terrorist attack. In response to...

Calculated Risks: Highly Radioactive Waste and Homeland Security

Calculated Risks: Highly Radioactive Waste and Homeland Security

1st Edition

Kenneth A. Rogers, Marvin G. Kingsley
October 28, 2007

This well-documented study examines one of the increasingly pressing problems for US homeland security: the storage and management of radioactive waste. Despite pressing homeland security and energy security concerns associated with highly radioactive waste, political considerations have prevented...

The State and Terrorism: National Security and the Mobilization of Power

The State and Terrorism: National Security and the Mobilization of Power

1st Edition

Joseph H. Campos Ii
July 28, 2007

Adopting an innovative approach to the ongoing debate over homeland security and state response to terrorism, Joseph Campos investigates the contextualizing of national security discourse and its management of terrorism. New ideas developed in this book reflect ways in which national security is...

Comparative Legal Approaches to Homeland Security and Anti-Terrorism

Comparative Legal Approaches to Homeland Security and Anti-Terrorism

1st Edition

James Beckman
January 28, 2007

The spectre and fear of another terrorist attack looms large for most of the world's citizenry and for the domestic law agencies charged with protecting these citizens and countries. This book explores how various countries have dealt with or are dealing with homeland security in the aftermath of...

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