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Protecting the homeland, 2006/2007 / Michael d'Arcy ... [et al.]
Associated Name: D'Arcy, Michael B.
Associated Name: Talbott, Strobe.
Associated Name: O'Hanlon, Michael E.
Associated Name: Brookings Institution.
Publication year: c2006.
Language: English
Call Number UA927 .P763 2006
Media class: Book
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 0815764596 9780815764595
Includes Preface by Michael O'Hanlon.
Extent: xiii, 212 p. : charts ; 23 cm.
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This book emphasizes that while progress has been made and despite the lack of recent attacks in this country, Americans must maintain a national sense of urgency. It reviews the current state of homeland security, assesses America's remaining vulnerabilities, and suggests new policies to improve security in the United States. It presents specific recommendations for reforming intelligence; fostering international cooperation; increasing infrastructure and border protection; developing technology; and formulating countermeasures against specific types of aggression.
Introduction / Michael O'Hanlon and Jeremy Shapiro -- Intelligence reform / James Steinberg -- International cooperation on homeland security / Jeremy Shapiro -- Protecting infrastructure and providing incentives for the private sector to protect itself / Peter Orszag and Michael O'Hanlon -- Border protection / Michael O'Hanlon -- The roles of DoD and first responders / Michael O'Hanlon -- Technology development and transportation security / Michael d'Arcy -- Countermeasures against specific weapons / Michael d'Arcy -- Conclusion / Michael d'Arcy.

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