Week 1/Unit 1
APA format, list references and in-text citations, please. (minimum of 250 words) Remember to support your work with APA references from three scholarly/academic resources
Week 1 Discussion Question
Whose responsibility is emergency management, the public sector, the nonprofit sector or the private sector? What are the major components parts of preparedness in homeland security and which areas do you find to be the most challenging? Why?
Week 1/Unit 1APA format, list references and in-text citations, please. (minimum of 250 words) Remember to support your work with APA references from three scholarly/academic resources. Week 1 Disc
Supplemental Resources . These resources are not required reading, but might prove of use to you in conducting research and in the future. Some links may be outdated. ANSER’s Homeland Defense web site http://www.homelanddefense.org The International Policy Institute for Counter – Terrorism at The Interdisc iplinary Center, Herzliya, Israel http://www.ict.org.il/ University of St. Andrews Terrorism Research Center http://www.st – and.ac.uk/academic/i ntrel/research/cstpv/ Federation of American Scientists http://www.fas.org/siteindx.html Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism http://www.mipt.org/ CDI Terrorism Project http://www.cdi.org/terrorism/ Nuclear Threat Initiative http://nti.org/ ICT http://www.ict.org.il/ CDISS http://www.cdiss.org/hometemp.htm EmergencyNet http://www.emergency.com/ Center for Contemporary Conflict http://www.ccc.nps.navy.mil/rsepResources/si/mar02 /wmd.asp Stimson Center http://www.stimson.org/?SN=TI200110174 Chem Bio Arms Control Institute htt p://www.cbaci.org/ Nuclear Control Institute http://www.nci.org/ Supplemental Homeland Security Resources/Bibliography Department of Homeland Security(DHS ) Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) , Naval War College Emergency Management CDC Emergency Preparedness & Response Contingency Planning & Management Disaster Central Disaster Recovery Journal New England Di saster Recovery Information X -Change Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) National Emergency Management Association (NEMA) National Response Team (NRT) “Disaster Respons e: Principles of Preparation and Coordination” by Erik Auf der Heide Department of Justice, Counter Terrorism Training and Resource Center for Law Enforcement Intelligence CATO Institu te. http://www.cato.org/defense – studies/intelligence.html Center for the Study of Intelligence. http://www.odci.gov/csi/index.html Ce ntral Intelligence Agency. http://www.cia.gov/ Defense Intelligence Agency. http://www.dia.mil/ Department of State – Bureau of Intelligence and Research. http://www.state.gov/s/inr/ National Geospatial -Intelligence Agency (formerly NIMA). http://www.nga.mil/portal/site /nga01/ National Intelligence Council (NIC). http://www.odci.gov/nic/NIC_home.html National Reconnaissance Office. http://www.nro.gov/ National Security Agency (NSA). http://www.nsa.gov/ Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive. http://www.ncix.gov/index.html Presidential Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board. http://www.whitehouse.gov/pfiab/ US Army Intelligence and Security Command. http://www.inscom.army.mil/ U.S. Intelligence Community. “Federation of Executive Branch agencies and organizations that conduct intelligence activities necessary fo r conduct of foreign relations and protection of national security.” http://www.intelligence.gov/ Military Context Center for Defense Information. http://www.cdi.org/ Center for Security Policy. “Military Readiness.” http://www.centerforsecuritypolicy.org/ Chemical and Biological Defense Information Analysis Center (CBIAC ). http://www.cbiac. apgea.army.mil/ Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA). http://www.dtra.mil/ Office of the Special Assistant Chemical and Biological Defense and Chemical Demilitarization Programs. http://www.acq.osd.mil/cp/index.html Technical Support Working Group (TSWG). “ U.S. National Forum that Identifies, Prioritizes, and Coordinates Interagency and International Research and Development (R&D) Requiremen ts for Combating Terrorism.” http://www.tswg.gov/tswg/home/home.htm Organizing Security Air War College Gateway to Homeland Security. http://homelan d.au.af.mil/index.htm Brookings Institution. http://www.brookings.edu/homeland CATO Institute. http://www.cato.org/defense – studie s/homeland -security.html Center for Security Policy. http://www.centerforsecuritypolicy.org/ GovExec.com. http://www.govexec.com/homeland/ Heritage Foundation. http://www.heritage.org/Research/Homelan dDefense/index.cfm Homeland Security Affairs. The Journal of the Center for Homeland Defense and Security. http://www.hsaj.org/hsa/ Homeland Security Digital Library. https://www.hsdl.org/ Homeland Security Institute. http://www.homelandsecurity.org/ National Homeland Security Knowledgebase. http://www.twotigersonline.com/resources.h tml RAND. http://www.rand.org/ise/security/ U.S. DHS “Ready .gov.” http://www.ready.gov/ U.S. Government Homeland Security Publications (GAO). http://www.gao.gov/docsearch/featured/hom eland security.htm l Preparedness Center for Catastrophe Preparedness & Response. http://www.nyu.edu/ccpr/ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). “Emergency Preparedness & Response.” http://www.bt.cdc.gov/ Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). “Office of Emergency Management.” http://www.epa.gov/swercepp/ Executive Session on Domestic Preparedness (ESDP). http://bcsia.ksg.harvard.edu/research. cfm?program=isp&project=esdp&ln=resea rch&pb_id=73&gma=19&gmi=39#PP Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). http://www.fema.gov/ National Disaster Medical System. http://www.ndms.dhhs.gov/ National Emergency Management Association (NEMA). http://www.nem aweb.org/ National Governors Association (NGA) Center for Best Practices. “Domestic Preparedness Checklist.” http://www.nga.org/cda/files/DomPrepChec klist.pdf SAFECOM. “Communications pro gram that provides research, development, testing and evaluation, guidance and assistance for local, tribal, state, and federal public safety agencies.” http://www.safecomprogram.gov/SAFECO M/ Texas A& M University. “Public Policy Research Institute: Homeland Security Disaster and Emergency Management Information Network (DENIM).” http://ccs.tamu.edu/ homeland_security/index_home.html U.S. National Response Team (NRT). “Technical assistance, resources and coordination on preparedness, planning, response and recovery activities for emergencies involving hazardous substances.” http://www.nrt.org/ . Str ategy, Policy, Law Center for Strategic and International Studies. “Defense and Security Policy.” http://www.csis. org/researchfocus/#DefenseSecurityPolicy Center for Technolog y and National Security Policy (CTNSP). http://www.ndu.edu/ctnsp /home.html Heritage Foundation. “National Security.org.” http:// www.heritage.org/research/features /nationalsecurity/ National Security Council. http://www.whitehouse.gov/nsc/index.html RAND. http://www.rand.org/pubs/online/national_s ecurity/ White House. http://www.whitehouse.gov/infocus/national security/ Terrorism CATO Institute. http://www.cato.org/current/terrorism/index .html Center for Nonproliferation Studies. http://cns.miis.edu/research/terror.htm Center for Strategic and International Studies. “Te rrorism & Transnational Threats.” http://www.csis.org/researchfocus/TNT/ Library of Congress, Federal Research Division. “Terrorism and Crime Studies.” http://www.loc.gov/rr/frd/terrorism.html RAND. http://www.rand.org/research_areas/terrori sm/ Terrorism Research Center. http://www.home landsecurity.com/ U.S. Department of State. “Counterterrorism Office.” http://www.state.gov/s/ct/ U.S. Food and Drug Administration. http: //www.fda.gov/oc/opacom/hottopics/bio terrorism.htm