Released August 11, 2005

 

Homeland Security
Controlling the New Security Environment

Edited by Russell Howard, James Forest and Joanne Moore

 

Table of Contents

  • Charles R. Boyd, Foreword
  • Russell D. Howard, Preface

I. THE THREAT

  • Russell D. Howard, "Homeland Security and the New Terrorism"
  • Kate Marquis, "Terrorism and Counterterrorism Since 9/11: Understanding Past, Present and Future Trends"
  • John Parachini, "Putting WMD Into Perspective"
  • Robert J. Pratt, "Invasive Species: The Biological Threat to America"
  • Robert Pape, "The Logic of Suicide Bombing"

II. SPECIFIC AREAS OF VULNERABILITY

  • Joseph S. Szyliowicz, "Aviation Security: Promise or Reality"
  • Brian M. Jenkins, "Improving Public Service Transportation Security: What Do We Do Now?"
  • Frank G. Hoffman, "Border Security: Closing the Ingenuity Gap"
  • Frank Cilluffo and Paul Byron Pattak, "Cyber Threats: Ten Issues to Consider"
  • Larry M. Wortzel, "Securing America's Critical Infrastructure: A Top Priority for the Department of Homeland Security"
  • Maarten van de Voort, Kevin A. O'Brien, Adnan Rahman, and Lorenzo Valeri, "Seacurity: Improving the Security of the Global Sea-Container Shipping System"
  • Claudia Copeland and Betsy Cody, "Terrorism and Security Issues Facing the Water Infrastructure Sector"
  • Barbara Bruemmer, "Food Biosecurity: Food Supply and Bioterrorism"

III. NATIONAL AND LOCAL RESPONSES TO THE THREAT

  • Louise Comfort, "Managing Intergovernmental Response to Terrorism and Other Extreme Events"
  • John Sullivan, "Terrorism Early Warning Groups: Regional Intelligence to Combat Terrorism"
  • Reid Sawyer and Joseph Pfeifer, "Strategic Planning for First Responders: Lessons Learned from the NY Fire Department"
  • Gov. Frank Keating, "Catastrophic Terrorism: Local Response to a National Threat"
  • Seth Jones, "Terrorism and the Battle for Homeland Security"
  • Chris Hornbarger, "National Strategy: Building Capability for the Long-Haul"

IV. PUBLIC SECURITY AND CIVIL LIBERTIES

  • Amanda J. Dory, "American Civil Security: The U.S. Public and Homeland Security"
  • James S. Robbins, "Terrorists, the Media and Homeland Security"
  • Elizabeth L. Robbins, "Leadership through Media"
  • Nancy Chang, "The USA Patriot Act: What's so Patriotic about Trampling on the Bill of Rights?"
  • Brian H. Hook, Margaret J.A. Peterlin, and Peter L. Welsh, "The USA Patriot Act and Information Sharing Between the Intelligence and Law Enforcement Communities"
  • Roger Dean Golden, "What Price Security? The USA PATRIOT Act and America's Balance Between Freedom and Security"

V. LESSONS LEARNED

  • Randolph J. May, "Preventing a Communications Blackout: The Need for Telecom Redundancy"
  • Vincent T. Covello, Richard G. Peters, Joseph G. Wojtecki, and Richard C. Hyde, "Risk Communication, the West Nile Virus Epidemic, and Bioterrorism"
  • Kelly J. Hicks, "How Business Can Defeat Terrorism: Global Financial Firms Battle the SARS Outbreak in Hong Kong"
  • Thomas A. Glass and Monica Schoch-Spana, "Bioterrorism and the People: How to Vaccinate a City against Panic"

Epilogue
Bibliography and Recommended Information Resources

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