Forgotten Homeland by Richard A. Clarke
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Forgotten Homeland
By Richard A. Clarke

The Forgotten Homeland

A Century Foundation Task Force Report

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Forgotten Homeland by Richard A. Clarke

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The Forgotten Homeland gathers some of the leading homeland security experts to analyze the nation's most significant vulnerabilities and to propose strategies to reduce them. The report addresses terrorist as well as nonterrorist threats and offers ideas for strengthening all aspects of our emergency response uincluding our ability to respond to natural disasters such as Hurricane Katrina. Key topics covered include protecting transportation networks, upgrading "first response" capabilities, confronting the unconventional weapons challenge, and gaining better intelligence. Task force members include Catherine Allen (Banking Industry Technology Secretariat), Roger W. Cressey (formerly National Security Council), R. P. Eddy (Center for Policing Terrorism/Gerson Lehrman Group), Stephen E. Flynn (Council on Foreign Relations), John Gannon (formerly National Intelligence Council), General John A. Gordon (USAF, Ret.) , Juliette Kayyam (Harvard University), Lawrence Korb (Center for American Progress), Paul Kurtz (Cyber Security Industry Alliance), Jamie Metzl (formerly Council on Foreign Relations), Martin O'Malley (mayor of Baltimore), Dan Prieto (Harvard University), Alison Silverstein (formerly Federal Energy Regulatory Commission), Steven Simon (RAND Corporation), John Tritak (formerly Critical Infrastructure Assurance Office), and Lee Zeichner (Zeichner Risk Analytics). The project directors for the task force are Robert K. Knake (Good Harbor Consulting) and Steven Simon (RAND Corporation).

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780870784989
ISBN-10: 0870784986
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Pages: 315
Imprint: The Century Foundation
Publisher: Brookings Institution
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Richard A. Clarke

Richard A. Clarke has served the past three presidents as special assistant to the president for global affairs, national coordinator for security and counterterrorism, and special adviser to the president for cybersecurity, Washington, USA. Rand Beers has served on the National Security Council under presidents Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and most recently as special assistant to the president and senior director for combating terrorism under George W. Bush. He also served as assistant secretary of state for intermational narcotics and law enforcement affairs (1998-2002).

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