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The Department of Homeland Security's First Year: A Report Card / Edition 1
     

The Department of Homeland Security's First Year: A Report Card / Edition 1

by Donald F. Kettl
 

ISBN-10: 0870784862

ISBN-13: 9780870784866

Pub. Date: 05/28/2004

Publisher: The Century Foundation

On March 1, 2002, the most extensive reorganization of federal agencies since the end of World War II occurred. With the creation of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), twenty-two agencies comprising 180,000 federal workers were merged into a single department whose principal mission is to prevent and respond to terrorist attacks.

This report evaluates how

Overview

On March 1, 2002, the most extensive reorganization of federal agencies since the end of World War II occurred. With the creation of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), twenty-two agencies comprising 180,000 federal workers were merged into a single department whose principal mission is to prevent and respond to terrorist attacks.

This report evaluates how effective the DHS has been in its first year while highlighting problems that have occurred to date. In addition to the overview section, written by Donald F. Kettl, the report features a section on border security by Stephen E. Flynn; a section on intelligence by Gregory F. Treverton; a section on federal-state issues by Anne Khademian; a section on aviation security by E. Marla Felcher; and a section on immigration by T. Alexander Aleinikoff.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870784866
Publisher:
The Century Foundation
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Overview1
1.Aviation Security29
2.Intelligence Gathering, Analysis, and Sharing55
3.Immigration77
4.Strengthening State and Local Terrorism Prevention and Response97
Notes119
Index141
About the Contributors151

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