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Globalization and & National Concerns

1. In what ways has near-instantaneous satellite communication affected the way that governments conduct their relations with one another? Does this Phenomenon better promote peace and security in the world? Is it possible for diplomatic communication to be too easy, too frequent? 2. Some observers argue that quick and easy i

U.S. Unilateralism and Iraq

1. To date, what has been the outcome of the American policy asserting the right to preemptive action against Iraq? 2. The UN Charter states that nations may act alone in using force only in self-defense. Is an American attack on Iraq justifiable as self-deffense? 3. Could the strategy of deterrence no longer be relevant t

US Fiscal Policy

During recent political campaigns, taxes and budget policy were key issues. White House budget packages are often designed to stimulate economic growth. From the library or from www.whitehouse.gov, obtain a current summary of government spending and tax legislation signed by the president. â?¢Write a brief description of

Pakistan, North Korea & Venezuela Threat Analysis

This question consists of two parts: (1) Between North Korea, Pakistan, and Venezuela, which country do you feel faces the largest internal threat and why? (2) Between North Korea, Pakistan, and Venezuela, which country do you feel faces the largest external threat and why? Please offer help, dont know where to start!

This is a three part question: Not including the United States, which country do you feel is the most proficient in (a) ground warfare, (b) naval warfare, and (c) air warfare and why. Please limit your answers to one paragraph for each competency (area).

This is a three part question: Not including the United States, which country do you feel is the most proficient in (a) ground warfare, (b) naval warfare, and (c) air warfare and why. Please limit your answers to one paragraph for each competency (area).

Political Strategies Extensive Forms

Suppose you chair a political party committee and now confront the problem of selecting the candidates who will run in each of three constituencies. The three candidates at your disposal have varied campaign skills - superb, average and terrible. Suppose your opposite number from the competing party confronts the same problem

classic game theory

Analysis of the Thai21 flag game based on the classic game theory which was used in the TV Show, 'Survivor'.

Terrorist and Nuclear Weapons

How readily can terrorists acquire nuclear weapons and what is the most likely type of nuclear/radiological device that terrorists might use

Terrorist and WMD Attack

Provide a detailed assessment of how a significant terrorist WMD attack might be conducted. Include the type of materials that might be used, targets, and form of attack

Charismatic leader

Think of a leader in our society today who is generally preceived to be a charasmitic leader. In your opinion, which of the behavioral components of charisma described in the text can be attributed to him or her?

Terror cells in the U.S.

Rhoda Unger (2002, pg. 44) wrote that "covert worldviews exist within Western society that differ in degree rather than kind from the worldview of the radical fundamentalists who bombed the World Trade Center towers and the Pentagon. These worldviews share certain features, including abdication of moral responsibility to a sourc

Food Service and Restaurant Food Security

What steps can we take to ensure that the foods received by food service establishments are going to be free of intentional contamination? Note: Please make response at least 3 paragraphs and cite references.

Terrorist and Chemical Weapons

Please help answer the following question. Provide at least 300 words and include one reference. Is the threat of Al Qaeda or a sub state terrorist group acquiring and/or using Chemical weapons very real, and increasing everyday?

Terrorism and Rationality

While Martha Crenshaw argues that terrorism is a rational choice made to achieve the goals of the group, Jerrold Post argues that terrorists are driven by psychological forces that attract people to violence. His arguments have caused controversy because some people believe that it seeks to absolve terrorists from the responsibi

Topics in homeland security

You are to write a 2000-word or more term paper concerning any topic of interest to you , provided that a strong connection can be made to the topics of this class ---managing homeland security, disaster planning, or emergency management. The paper should include at least seven (7) citations from primary source books, schola

Discuss Khrushchev's decision to put missiles into Cuba.

Discuss Khrushchev's decision to put missiles into Cuba. What was he trying to achieve and what were the flaws in his analysis? Use Allison's level of analysis approach to explain. Discuss Kennedy's reaction to finding the missiles. What were his options and why did choose the one he did? Discuss the difference between th

WMD worries and current trends in terrorism with the U.S.

(1) How have worries over WMD terror attacks distorted a balanced approach to policy on terrorism? (2) How do the current trends in terrorism affect the United States? Must follow the Chicago Style guidelines with at least 5 references. Short essay.

CJ354 MANAGING HOMELAND SECURITY

Questions: need references 1. According to Ward, in what capacity could we use public works personnel as first responders? In what way does the "image" of public works impede Ward's ideas? 2, What is GIS? In what way did the mayor's Office of Emergency Management in New York City use GIS in the immediate aftermath of the 9-

CJ354 MANAGING HOMELAND SECURITY

Questions: 1. According to Elliott, what did we learn from the rescue efforts at the Pentagon on 9-11? Also, what lessons were learned from the large scale TOPOFF exercises? 2. According to Wade, what concerns must be considered when planning security for public utilities? 3. According to Blossom, what are the six elemen