Homeland Security & Defense

 
  •  From "Defending Forward" to a "Global Defense-In-Depth": Globalization and Homeland Security

    From "Defending Forward" to a "Global Defense-In-Depth": Globalization and Homeland Security

    From "Defending Forward" to a "Global Defense-In-Depth": Globalization and Homeland Security Dr Antulio J Echevarria II, Prof Bert B Tussing Monograph by the US Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute "In July of last year, the Bush administration published the National Strategy for Homeland Security (NSHS) which, while commendable in many ways, failed to take into account the effects of globalization in planning for the nation’s security. Safeguarding America’s homeland in an era of globalization requires a more comprehensive approach based on a “global defense-in-depth.” The NSHS amounts to little more than a strategic directive for the newly formed Department of Homeland Security (DHS), rather than a national strategy..."
    • Published On: 10/1/2003
  •  DOD, NORTHCOM, and the Department of Homeland Security

    DOD, NORTHCOM, and the Department of Homeland Security

    DOD, NORTHCOM, and the Department of Homeland Security Prof James O Kievit, Prof Bert B Tussing Issue Paper by the US Army War College, Center for Strategic Leadership "Homeland security (HLS) gained an inescapable urgency as an aspect of the National Security Strategy on 11 September 2001. Since then, numerous fora, workshops, studies and symposia have been devoted to closing the gap between vulnerability to terrorism and domestic readiness in this country. Legislative directives and executive guidance have combined to reconfigure the face of federal, state, and local governments in order to respond to the first great crisis of the 21st Century."
    • Published On: 4/15/2003
  •  Business and Security in a Wired World

    Business and Security in a Wired World

    Business and Security in a Wired World Dennis M Murphy Issue Paper by the US Army War College, Center for Strategic Leadership "The U.S. Army War College (USAWC) Center for Strategic Leadership (CSL) con ducted a “Business Security in a Wired World” seminar in Rye, New York on 24-25 April 2002. Participants in the event included business executives representing critical infrastructure segments, government officials, and executives of two industry associations. The College’s objective in the session was to obtain a better understanding of private sector concerns for information assurance and homeland security."
    • Published On: 7/15/2002
  •  Facing the Hydra: Maintaining Strategic Balance while Pursuing a Global War against Terrorism

    Facing the Hydra: Maintaining Strategic Balance while Pursuing a Global War against Terrorism

    Facing the Hydra: Maintaining Strategic Balance while Pursuing a Global War against Terrorism Dr Conrad C Crane Monograph by the US Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute "Dr. Conrad Crane analyzes the impact of the war on terrorism and the requirements of the 2001 Quadrennial Defense Review on the many essential missions conducted by the U.S. Armed Forces. Focusing primarily on the Army, he highlights the requirements associated with combat operations against terrorists, accelerating transformation and the new emphasis on homeland security and force protection. At the same time, he points out that the Army and the other Services must remain involved worldwide in day-to-day assurance, dissuasion, and deterrence activities; execution of peace operations and other smaller-scale contingencies; and remaining ready for other major combat operations."
    • Published On: 5/1/2002
  •  The Army and Homeland Security: A Strategic Perspective

    The Army and Homeland Security: A Strategic Perspective

    The Army and Homeland Security: A Strategic Perspective Dr Antulio J Echevarria II Monograph by the US Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute "The topic of homeland security includes a broad array of missions and mission areas ranging from national missile defense to military assistance to civil authorities. Recently the topic has attracted a great deal of attention due to the public’s heightened awareness of the variety and nature of emerging threats and of the United States’ vulnerabilities to them."
    • Published On: 3/1/2001
  •  Counterforce and Theater Missile Defense: Can the Army Use an ASW Approach to the SCUD Hunt?

    Counterforce and Theater Missile Defense: Can the Army Use an ASW Approach to the SCUD Hunt?

    Counterforce and Theater Missile Defense: Can the Army Use an ASW Approach to the SCUD Hunt? Dr James J Wirtz Monograph by the US Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute "The Gulf War demonstrated that theater missile defense (TMD) will be an important mission for the U.S. Army and its Patriot defense system in the years ahead. The author suggests that Army planners should view TMD not just as a simple tactical problem, but as an exercise that has important political and strategic ramifications that cut to the core of U.S. efforts to create and maintain international coalitions."
    • Published On: 3/1/1995
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