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The Department of Homeland Security's First Year: A Report Card

Published by The Century Foundation
ISBN 10: 0870784862 / ISBN 13: 9780870784866
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On March 1, 2002, the most extensive reorganization of federal agencies since the end of World War II occurred. With the creation of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), twenty-two agencies comprising 180,000 federal workers were merged into a single department whose principal mission is to prevent and respond to terrorist attacks. This report evaluates how effective the DHS has been in its first year while highlighting problems that have occurred to date. In addition to the overview section, written by Donald F. Kettl, the report features a section on border security by Stephen E. Flynn; a section on intelligence by Gregory F. Treverton; a section on federal-state issues by Anne Khademian; a section on aviation security by E. Marla Felcher; and a section on immigration by T. Alexander Aleinikoff.

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Donald F. Kettl is the Robert A. Fox Leadership Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, where he is also director of the Fels Institute of Government and a professor of political science. Kettl is the author or coauthor of numerous books, including System under Stress: Homeland Security and American Politics (CQ Press, 2nd ed., in 2007) and The Global Public Management Revolution (Brookings, 2nd ed., in 2005).

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