- Identify the top three threats to homeland security and why you chose those as the primary threats.
- Your readings this week describe tactics terrorists may use. Which tactic or tactics do you assess as being the most intimidating and which do you see as the most likely to be used for the next attack on U.S. soil?
350 word count for both answers combined
U.S. Department of Homeland Security. 2010. Quadrennial homeland security review report: A strategic framework for a secure homeland. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office.http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/qhsr_report.pdf. (accessed August 10, 2012). Read Ch. 2
Office of the Director of National Intelligence. 2009. The National Intelligence Strategy of the United States. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office.http://www.dni.gov/files/documents/Newsroom/Reports%20and%20Pubs/2009_NIS.pdf.(accessed August 17, 2012). Read Pages 3-4
Lynn, John A.,II. 2012. Fear and outrage as terrorists’ goals. Parameters 42, no. 1: 51-62, /access/content/group/security-and-global-studies-common/Homeland%20Security/HLSS%20302/Fear%20and%20Outrage.pdf (accessed April 17, 2014)
Foxell, Joseph W. 2009. How is the terrorist threat changing?. American Foreign Policy Interests 31, no. 6: 389-399. /access/content/group/security-and-global-studies-common/Homeland%20Security/HLSS%20302/How%20is%20the%20Terrorist%20Threat%20Changingy.pdf(accessed April 17, 2014).
U.S. Department of Homeland Security. n.d. The Strategic National Risk Assessment in Support of PPD 8: A Comprehensive Risk-Based Approach toward a Secure and Resilient Nation. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office. http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/rma-strategic-national-risk-assessment-ppd8.pdf. (accessed August 10, 2012).
U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Homeland Security. 2012. Statement for the Record, Secretary Janet Napolitano, U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Understanding the Homeland Threat Landscape. 112th Cong., 2d sess., July 25. http://homeland.house.gov/sites/homeland.house.gov/files/Testimony-Napolitano_0.pdf. (accessed August 10, 2012).
U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Homeland Security. 2012. Statement for the Record, Honorable Matthew G. Olsen, Director National Counterterrorism Center. Understanding the Homeland Threat Landscape. 112th Cong., 2d sess., July 25. http://homeland.house.gov/sites/homeland.house.gov/files/Testimony-Olsen.pdf. (accessed August 10, 2012).