Homeland Security Essays

Homeland Security Alert in Lax and Other State Airports

To overcome the increasing terrorists’ threats in most commercial airports many countries have boosted on their airports security both at home and abroad. Many countries especially Western have experienced many terrorist attack. This has forced them to invent on various alert measures to control these attacks mostly to their airports. Through Transportation Security Administration officers, Los Angeles have stepped forward to scrutiny their passengers and aeroplanes in their airport (Krikorian and Shogren, January 02, 2004). This action has been motivated…

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Homeland Security

Risk management procedure is an important phase in introducing the anti-terrorist procedures aimed to secure certain residents in a specific area. Through this particular procedure, it is necessary that people are notified as to how much risk they are supposed to face in the process. Knowing the precautions that the target people are supposed to take should then help in the education that is given to people as to how they are supposed to face the different impending causes and…

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Bureaucracy, Intelligence and Homeland Security

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 shook the nation to its core. Politicians felt a tremendous pressure not only to go on the attack against the terrorists, but also to secure the homeland. As a result the United States’ government responded the way it often does in a crisis – It created a huge new bureaucracy. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was designed to consolidate dozens of agencies under one roof. Theoretically this would streamline the process of…

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Department of Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security was established in the year 2002 as a part of the United States effort to combat against terrorists attacks. It was also instituted to respond against natural disasters that will greatly affect the United States people. Its primary goal is to protect the civilian inside or out of the country. Its main functionality is to prepare for actions to respond to domestic crisis.  It also provides regulation on cyber security issues. The said department set…

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How to Improve Homeland Security in the United States

Since the occurrence of the September 9, 2001 terrorist’s attacks and the constant threats by international terrorists such as the al Qaeda, and given the upsurge in other domestic terrorist networks within the United States, several agencies have had to be high on the alert for possible attacks. Moreover, other industries have also experienced the adverse effect of this menace. The entertainment industry for instance, was at an all time low point after the terrorist attacks of September 9, 2001….

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U.s. Department of Homeland Security_ Overview and Recommendations

It is a widely known fact that even though there were federal agencies that were supposed to protect the United States, the September 11 terrorist attack was known to have been generally successful in accomplishing its goal. A possible reason for this is that even though there were many federal agencies during that time that should have responded or even prevented the disaster, the efforts were crippled as the coordination between agencies were rather limited (Borja, 2008). Given this, the…

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Homeland Security Activity – Civil Liberties

Individuals’ rights of American people provided and guaranteed under fourth amendments of American constitution, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), limited powers of security and law enforcement agencies are some of the obstacles that impede the way of the law enforment agencies to disrupt terrorist plots and prevent attacks inside the United States. But the other point of view is that these legal and constitutional provisions are not hindrance to security but are in accordance with cherished American ideals of personal…

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Homeland Security Phase

The risk of terrorism has especially been high following the September 11, 2001, round of attacks.  The government and the people do have an inherent fear of terrorism, and the government and taken up many program and policies to counteract terrorism.  The role of public in the way it could help prevent terrorism and reduce the risk is still being assessed.  Besides, the terrorist organizations have also shifted their areas of interest due to several reasons including a stronger stance…

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