The Homeland Security Advisor will now report to the National Security Advisor. Though there are good arguments for that organizational structure, on balance it is a mistake.
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Trump's budget proposal to pay for a wall on the southwest border sacrifices real, every-day security programs on the altar of a campaign promise that will not increase security one iota.
Former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson's speech to the Oxford Union.
The wall is going to cost a lot of money. More than we've spent in the past. Here's some of the data.
I see in the new administration’s early steps an approach to transregional threats that isolates the United States from key partners and allies and departs from reliance on the institutions and expertise that have served well our national security and administrations of all stripes.
For those intersted in the enterprise of homeland security and its operations, my Heritage colleague David Inserra has just published a lenghty, comprehensive review of DHS in which he argues for a fundamental reset of priorities. You may not agree with all of his recommendations, but the depth of analysis is relatively unique in the think tank world these days. Heres' the exe
After 14 years, the Department of Homeland Security may get an authorization bill to govern its activities. It's about time ...
The wet foot/dry foot policy is dead. But Cubans will still come to the US ...
What substantive expertise does the Secretary of DHS need? Pretty much everything ....
With the dawn of a new administration, it may be time to revisit the National Terrorism Advisory System and consider ways that DHS can improve communication with the public regarding national security threats.