Using outside sources available on the internet or in the online library, research the terrorism policies of Israel, France, and the UK. How do these differ from how the Obama administration is approaching terrorism and counterterrorism? What are the similarities and differences?
1. Are the State Emergency Response Commissions (SERCs) and the Local Emergency Response Commissions (LERCs) threatened for control of local disasters by the Department of Homeland Security? 2. Does the Federal government have to do more to simplify and limit liability for state and local governments and industry for cert
Should the Federal Government increase social services initiatives to improve the quality of life issues for the less fortunate ones. For instance: 1) promoting training/educational assistance initiatives to help the unskilled workers obtain/hold jobs 2) assist the elderly/homeless with affordable housing; 3) increase health in
Does Public policy plays a major role in the effectiveness of homeland security. If these policies impede upon too many civil liberties and securities then the public will be less likely to accept the reform?
From the Student - Ma'am: I selected your recommendation for using UCI for their Emergency Plan in a previous posting. My professor liked the selection and I spent a lot time identifying its strengths and how it fit in with the NRP and used the elements of the NIMS. I reviewed their mission, scope of operations, objectives an
Is the fusing of intelligence a continues issue? There have been numerous instances in which DHS has experienced turf wars with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the DoD, public battles that have damaged the image of the organization.
I need a 500+ word conclusion written for my paper. I also need it formatted in APA format according to APA standards. Attached is the paper.
Why do the same countries the U.S. counts on to act in accordance with U.S. policy on terrorism in fact promote the problem of terrorism? What can be done to resolve this dilemma?
How can criminals that conduct terrorist acts rationalize their behavior through religion, economics, humanitarian, etc.?
While terrorists are almost always marginal in relation to the larger communities and traditions from which they come, they also frequently articulate widespread grievances and feelings present within these communities.
Does the United States now follow a moral idealist or a political realist approach in international affairs? This author feels that presently, in terms of American diplomacy (i.e. the struggle within Iraq and now within Afghanistan) that we are folloiwng a mixture of both realiist and idealist (moral) sentiments. The struggle against terrorism, as defining our War on Terror, is a struggle for basic moral principles of democracy, and in turn, we are told, that if we are to win, we must be realistic; and, on a pragmatic level as well.
Does the United States now follow a moral idealist or a political realist approach in international affairs? To what extent? As I indicated above, I think America is treading on thin ice in a sense with the Obama Administration trying to be realistically pragmatic in terms of our operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, while at
This research paper examines the issue of human and social capital in terms of it being a positive or negative investment from the perspective of government.
In examining the issue of human and social capital, as a necessary investment by specific public policies, as well as business, the basic thesis of this author is that investment in both social and human capital is something which needs to be encouraged. For example, studies show that the more business investment in both human
As noted in the National Strategy for Homeland Security, the United States faces a persistent and evolving terrorist threat primarily from violent Islamic extremists. What is your opinion of this?
The United States continues to face a persistent and evolving terrorist threat from Islamic extremists, which can be definite as catastrophic terrorism because it aims to kill people on a large scale. This discussion is an explanation of the specific nature of the threat.
This is a discussion of how the conception of the role of emergency manager has broadened beyond that of "civil defense" and the conduct of immediate post-impact emergency activities. The job has expanded to include mitigation and recovery as well as preparedness and response.
Be sure to use citations and footnotes for your papers and include these in your submission. (1) Have worries over WMD terror attacks distorted a balanced approach to U.S. policy on terrorism? (2) How do the current trends in terrorism affect the United States? (you only need to discuss 2-3 current trends)
There are two definitive paths to terrorism; the "top-down process" and the "bottom-up process" (CSIS, 2007, in your course materials folder). Unfortunately, due to certain laws, civil rights, and civil liberties, many potential terrorists are too far down the path and well on their way to becoming full-fledged terrorists by the
Discuss the various homeland security problems in terms of the biggest systemic challenges facing each, and the major policy impediments for each.
What are the various goals and objectives of terrorists, and why do terrorists pursue them? How do terrorists justify terrorism in ethical/moral terms? Is terrorism synonymous with religious fundamentalism?
This answer is a discussion of how terrorists from every tradition are often motivated by a political theology that fuses moral, religious, and political goals and seeks the reformation of society.
How do we define terrorism and why is such a definition important to Homeland Security? Discuss why there is confusion when trying to define terrorism.
True statement or not? The impetus for the creation of the Department of Homeland Security was a terrorist attack and that was the focus of our initial efforts.
What is you opinion of the following: A strategy should provide purpose for those that must plan how to best accomplish changing the existing environment in order to achieve the desired end-state. President Obama states the overall objective is a world in which America is stronger, more secure, and is able to overcome our challe
I will have to do five things with this plan. 1. Identify the plan I want to use and what I want to focus on and why 2. identification of strengths and of the policy 3. identification of the weaknesses 4. my position on the strenthd and weaknesses 5. overall evaluation and my position on this paln or policy. I need help
Is it true that the bureaucratic barriers between intelligence organizations seems to prevent their coordination? Also is America squandering its opportunities for defense by not making the proper decisions when the opportunity for change arrives?
In 2004 our nation's leaders were admitting that the war on terror would probably last a generation or more, even as they continued to argue among themselves about thether it could ever truly be won. What is you opinion on this? If they had acted diferently - sooner, smarter - would we have been able to contain what were at on t
Is it true that bureaucrats capitalized on the tragedies of 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina to squeeze through (policy changes) in the guise of homeland security. Due to Congressional tendencies to focus on increasing power, influence, and resources for their home state, the opportunities to protect American infrastructure, change
Does the 9-11 Commission Report require significant changes in the National Response Plan with stronger vertical and horizontal integration between Federal, State, and local disaster response plans.? Should cyberterrorism be included in the NRP as a component. Does it pose that much of a threat?
Action Plan and Presentation The facilitator selects a political issue, an assigned a role: special interest group, lobbyist, political action committee, issue network, or institutional elite. Keep your role, goals, agenda, and available power in focus. To oppose the law SB 1070 or the Support Our Law Enforcement an
The primary conclusion of the Commission was that the failures of the CIA and FBI permitted the terrorist attacks to occur and if these agencies had performed more judiciously in sharing information and coordination of that information as well as acting more aggressively, the attacks could potentially have been prevented.
The topic is Issue of Tax Credits for Low-Income Housing. Select a contemporary issue that has polarizing viewpoints, such as environmental policy, taxation and income redistribution, same-sex marriage, worker's rights, immigration, and so forth. Write 1,050- to 1,400-words, describing how politically powerful factions co
I need 250-300 words on the Response Planning Process (Who's included) and Response Plan Topics (What areas must be addressed in the plan?) as part of my paper. Details below. I also attached what I have so far... Homeland Security Paper: Access and familiarize with this site *DHS First Responders at: http://www.dhs.gov/
What If... Texas Used Private Contractors to Administer State Government? Your written response must be at least 100 words in support of your position on the question.