Stephen E. Flynn, CFR's senior fellow for national security studies, considers the state of homeland security five years after the creation of the Office of Homeland Security, handing out grades in several key areas.
Security experts warn the next terrorist attack on the United States could well be the work of a U.S. citizen. Instrumental in preventing such an attack is the cooperation of an increasingly alienated American Muslim community.
In this session, the panelists discuss what individuals and corporations should do to prepare for an emergency, what the capabilities and assets of the private sector are, and how they can be tapped to bolster homeland security.
A panel of terrorism experts discusses the terrorist threat facing New York and considers efforts to prevent future attacks.
Three New York City officials in charge of emergency planning discuss how well prepared the city is to respond to and recover from a disaster—either natural or man-made.
Listen to experts discuss the terrorist threat in New York and the importance of preparing for small-scale attacks.
Watch experts discuss the terrorist threat in New York and the importance of preparing for small-scale
Listen to experts assess New York's emergency preparedness for future attacks, and potential scenarios for the immediate aftermath of an attack.
Watch experts assess New York's emergency preparedness for future attacks, and potential scenarios for the immediate aftermath of an attack.
Listen to experts discuss what individuals and organizations can do to make New York safer.
Watch experts discuss what individuals and organizations can do to make New York safer.
Steven M. Kosiak, director of budget studies at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, discusses the Bush administration's proposed FY07 homeland security budget.
This report makes recommendations for reforming the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and examines how the administration and Congress can reassure foreign investors of U.S. openness and address growing anxieties in other countries.
Responding to recently proposed Congressional legislation in the wake of the Dubai Ports World controversy, a new Special Report argues that the “Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States has proved to be—and continues to be—an effective tool for vetting the national security concerns associated with foreign investment. If Congress fails to achieve the right balance, U.S. companies and workers could feel the repercussions for years to come.”
Special operations play a critical role in how the United States confronts irregular threats, but to have long-term strategic impact, the author argues, numerous shortfalls must be addressed.
The author analyzes the potentially serious consequences, both at home and abroad, of a lightly overseen drone program and makes recommendations for improving its governance.
A groundbreaking analysis of what the changes in American energy mean for the economy, national security, and the environment. More
A roadmap for the United States' greatest overlooked foreign policy challenge of our time--relations with its southern neighbor. More
Two experts argue that despite myriad development strategies, only one can succeed in alleviating poverty in India: the overall growth of the country's economy. More