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Featuring contributions by Peter Bergen, Brian Michael Jenkins, Bruce Hoffman, James Carafano, John Sullivan, Stephen Flynn and many others, this volume addresses:
• The complex nature of the contemporary terrorist threat against America
• New federal, state, and local efforts to prepare for a terrorist attack and foster resiliency
• Legal and ethical dimensions of homeland security
• Changing relationships and responsibilities among government, civil society, and private business enterprise
Table of Contents
Preliminary Table of Contents
Homeland Security and Terrorism: Readings and Interpretations, 2e
[Homeland Security and Terrorism, 2nd Edition
James J.F. Forest, Russell D. Howard, and Joanne Moore]
Foreword by Bruce Hoffman
UNIT ONE: DEFINITIONS AND FRAMEWORKS
Introduction to Unit One
1.1: Defining Homeland Security
1.1.1 Changing Homeland Security: What is Homeland Security?
1.1.2 Defining Homeland Security: Analysis and Congressional Considerations
1.2: Defining the Threat
1.2.1 The Terrorism Delusion: America's Overwrought Response to September 11
John Mueller and Mark G. Stewart
1.2.2 Assessing the Jihadist Terrorist Threat to America and American Interests
Peter Bergen, Bruce Hoffman, Katherine Tiedemann
1.2.3 Najibullah Zazi's Plot to Bomb the New York City Subway System: A Case Study of How U.S. Domestic Counterterrorism Operates
1.2.4 Lessons from Mumbai: Assessing Armed Assault Threats to the United States
James Jay Carafano
1.2.5 Preventing Lone Wolf Terrorism: Some CT Approaches Addressed
Edwin Bakker and Beatrice de Graff
1.3: Specific Areas of Vulnerability
1.3.1 Flight of Fancy? Air Passenger Security Since 9/11
1.3.2 Soft Targets, Tough Choices
James S. Robbins
1.3.3 Cyber Threats, Ten Issues to Consider
Frank J. Cilluffo and Paul Byron Pattak
1.3.4 Homeland Security on the Hyperborder: US-Mexico Drug War Interactions
John P. Sullivan
UNIT TWO: RESPONSE AND RESILIENCY
Introduction to Unit Two
2.1: National Response
2.1.1 Coordinating for Contingencies: Taking Stock of Post-9/11 Homeland Security Reforms
2.1.2 Organizing the DoD for Homeland Defense and Homeland Security
2.1.3 Have We Succumbed to Nuclear Terror?
Brian Michael Jenkins
2.1.4 The Homeland Security Dilemma: Imagination, Failure, and the Escalating Costs of Perfecting Security
Frank P. Harvey
2.1.5 DHS: Assessing the Value Proposition
David Trybula and John Whitley
2.2: State and Local Response
2.2.1 Improving Homeland Security at the State Level
James E. Steiner
2.2.2 Catastrophic Terrorism: Local Response to a National Threat
2.2.3 State and Local Fusion Centers: Emerging Trends and Issues
2.3: Fostering Resiliency
2.3.1 Critical Transportation Infrastructure and Societal Resilience.
Stephen E. Flynn and Sean P. Burke
2.3.2 Building Population Resilience to Terror Attacks
2.3.3 A Social Infrastructure for Hometown Security: Advancing the Homeland Security Paradigm
Robert Bach and David J. Kaufman
UNIT THREE: PUBLIC SECURITY AND CIVIL LIBERTIES
Introduction to Unit Three
3.1: Legal and Ethical Controversies in Securing the Homeland
3.1.1 Domestic Intelligence Today: More Security But Less Liberty
Erik J. Dahl
3.1.2 The Future of Security? Surveillance Operations at Homeland Security Fusion Centers
3.1.3 Immigration and National Security
David A. Harris
3.2: Competing Perspectives on the USA PATRIOT Act
3.2.1 The USA Patriot Act: What's so Patriotic about Trampling on the Bill of Rights?
3.2.2 The USA Patriot Act and Information Sharing Between the Intelligence and Law Enforcement Communities
Brian H. Hook, Margaret J.A. Peterlin, and Peter L. Welsh
3.2.3 What Price Security? The USA PATRIOT Act and America's Balance between Freedom and Security
Roger Dean Golden
UNIT FOUR: ALTERNATIVES TO EXPLORE
Introduction to Unit Four
4.1.1 Progress Made and Work Remaining in Implementing Homeland Security Missions 10 Years after 9/11
Gene L. Dodaro
4.1.2 Disasters, Catastrophes, and Policy Failure in the Homeland Security Era
Thomas A. Birkland
4.1.3 Abolish the Department of Homeland Security
4.1.4 Does Homeland Security Exist Outside the United States?
4.1.5 Learning from Singapore's Home Team Concept