Homeland Security : An Introduction to Principles and by Ph.D. Charles P. Nemeth

By Ph.D. Charles P. Nemeth

The assumption and beginning of place of origin defense Threats to the native land: Twentieth-Century army MovementsThreats to the native land: The chilly warfare event Threats to the fatherland: Revolution, revolt, and Rightful Demonstration family Terrorism: Pre-9/11 overseas Terrorism: Pre-9/11 Terror, chance, and catastrophe Post-9/11: a brand new Paradigm ofHomeland protection The Genesis of the DHS The DHS: 2001-2003 Evolution and Read more...

summary: the belief and beginning of fatherland safeguard Threats to the place of origin: Twentieth-Century army MovementsThreats to the place of birth: The chilly battle event Threats to the fatherland: Revolution, rebel, and Rightful Demonstration household Terrorism: Pre-9/11 foreign Terrorism: Pre-9/11 Terror, danger, and catastrophe Post-9/11: a brand new Paradigm ofHomeland defense The Genesis of the DHS The DHS: 2001-2003 Evolution and alter within the Reorganization and Evolution of the DHS: 2003-2012The workplace of the Secretary of DHS DHS Directorates DHS OfficesAgencies Swept into DHS Advisory Panels and Committees Hom

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Nor did it have a system for adequately tracking and sharing such reporting, either internally or externally. The “wall” between criminal and intelligence investigations apparently caused agents to be less aggressive than they might otherwise have been in pursuing Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) surveillance powers in counterterrorism investigations. Moreover, the FISA approval process involved multiple levels of review, which also discouraged agents from using such surveillance.

A domestic terrorist group called the Weather Underground claimed responsibility. Remember them? Who were these extremists? The Weather Underground—originally called the Weathermen, taken from a line in a Bob Dylan song—was a small, violent offshoot of the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), created in the turbulent 1960s to promote social change. 19 20 Homeland Security When the SDS collapsed in 1969, the Weather Underground stepped forward, inspired by communist ideologies and embracing violence and crime as a way to protest the Vietnam War, racism, and other left-wing aims.

4 ​The Pentagon after the fires were extinguished. 5 ​United Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. ) field offices did not have surveillance squads prior to 9/11. Similarly, the FBI did not have a sufficient number of translators proficient in Arabic and other languages useful in counterterrorism investigations, resulting in a significant backlog of untranslated FISA intercepts by early 2001. FBI agents received very little formalized training in the counterterrorism discipline. —American Airlines Flight 11, Boeing 767 with 92 people on board, takes off from Boston’s Logan International Airport for Los Angeles.

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