Topic: Vulnerabilities in the U.S.
Vulnerabilities in the U.S.
System under Stress is an overview of the stresses to the U.S. system
in facing Homeland Security issues. It examines how that system deals
with security risks and infrastructure vulnerabilities by looking at
these issues through several levels of analysis.
Please post your response to the following:
1) According to Kettl, how is America squandering its opportunities for
defense? Have these reasons evolved? If so, how?
2) Assess the recommendations Kettl makes for organizing America’s
bureaucracies to protect the U.S. considering the extent these
recommendations have been actualized. Be sure to consider the
demarcation he makes between national security and homeland security,
the evidence he cites to illustrate that the U.S. is not protecting
infrastructure, and the benefits he envisions from a “real security
3) Do you agree with Clarke’s scenario