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Homeland security

Author: Andrea C Nakaya
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2005.
Series: Current controversies.
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A selection of essays offers varying viewpoints on the subject of the security of the United States.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Homeland security.
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)761342381
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea C Nakaya
ISBN: 0737727772 9780737727777 0737727780 9780737727784
OCLC Number: 55229158
Description: 191 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Is the American homeland secure? --
Homeland security: and overview / Martin Kady II --
Yes: American homeland is secure --
Threat of terrorism has been exaggerated / John L. Scherer --
America is prepared for a bioterrorist attack / Part I by George W. Bush; Part II by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention --
Improved monitoring of immigrants is protecting the United States / Asa Hutchinson --
No: American homeland is not secure --
Terrorism is a serious threat to homeland security / Larry A. Mefford --
America is not prepared for a bioterrist attack / James Jay Carafano --
Current immigration policies are failing to protect the United States / Michelle Malkin, interviewed by Stephen Goode --
Security lapses at nuclear plants threaten America / Alexander Cockburn --
Reliance on technology may make America less secure from terrorism / Charles C. Mann --
Is the Department of Homeland Security effective? --
Department of Homeland Security: an overview / U.S. Department of Homeland Security --
Yes: Department of Homeland Security is effective --
Department of Homeland Security is the best way to protect America / Todd Tiahrt --
Department of Homeland Security is making America safer / George W. Bush --
Homeland Security advisory system is effective / Tom Ridge --
No: Department of Homeland Security is ineffective: Department of Homeland Security is not the best way to protect America / Ivan Eland --
Department of Homeland Security is unlikely to prevent another terrorist attack on America / Andrew Stephen --
Homeland Security advisory system does not work / Charles V. Pena --
What measures should be taken to enhance homeland security? --
Airline pilots should be armed / John R. Lott, Jr. --
Airline pilots should not be armed / George F. Will --
National ID cards would make Americans safer / David Bursky --
National ID cards would not make Americans safer / Timothy Lynch and Charlotte Twight --
Home guard should be created to increase homeland security / Robert Cottrel --
New intelligence system must be created for effective homeland security / James B. Steinberg, Mary Graham and Andrew Eggers --
Do efforts to enhance homeland security threaten civil literties? --
Yes: Efforts to enhance homeland security threaten civil liberties --
USA Patriot Act has decimated many civil liberties / Barbara Dority --
New surveillance technologies threaten civil liberties / Clyde Wayne Crews Jr. --
Efforts to increase homeland security have resulted in the mistreatment of immigrants / Mark Engler --
Using the U.S. military to aid domestic security efforts would lead to violations of civil liberties / Gene Healy --
No: Efforts to enhance homeland security do not threaten civil liberties --
USA Patriot Act provides the security that protects Americans' liberty / John Ashcroft --
New surveillance technologies can be used without endangering civil liberties / Tony Tether --
Immigrants have been treated fairly in efforts to increase homeland security / Michael Chertoff.
Series Title: Current controversies.
Responsibility: Andrea C. Nakaya, book editor.
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