After reading  assigned readings below, discuss whether government actions against terrorism taken since the 9/11 attacks have struck the right balance between consequence management (emergency management) and homeland security. Briefly discuss how the current national homeland security incorporates emergency management. Provide at least two examples to support your opinion.

Read 9/11 Commission Report (Chapters 3, 12, 13)
Read Terrorism Incident Law Enforcement and Investigation Annex (Whole document)
Read USA PATRIOT Act Sketch (Whole document)
Read The USA PATRIOT Act: Preserving Life and Liberty(Whole document)
Familiarize yourself with the  Homeland Security Act of 2002
Read Federal Response to Hurricane Katrina: Lessons Learned (Chapters 2 and 6)
Read National Strategy for Counterterrorism (Pgs 1-1, 18,19)
Read Risk-Based Performance Standards Guidance Pgs 8-17, Appendix C)
Read National Strategy for Information Sharing: Success and Challenges in Improving Terrorism-Related Information Sharing (Whole document)


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