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Protecting our homeland against terror

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Technology, Terrorism, and Government Information.

Protecting our homeland against terror

building a new National Guard for the 21st century : hearing before the Subcommittee on Technology, Terrorism, and Government Information of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, first session, December 13, 2001

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Technology, Terrorism, and Government Information.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. [Congressional Sales Office] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terrorism -- Prevention -- Government policy -- United States,
  • Civil defense -- United States,
  • National security -- United States,
  • United States -- National Guard -- Operational readiness

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 107-738
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 39 p. ;
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15525273M
    ISBN 100160693551
    OCLC/WorldCa51499155

    Secretary of Homeland Security. Therefore, our government officials responded in the only way that felt suitable, attacking terrorism. Many of our health care systems are not adequately prepared for a large-scale attack: The health care system lacks the surge capabilities needed to handle quickly large numbers of victims and have insufficient isolation facilities for contagious patients. Affording a hearing, notice and right to counsel for the purchaser, the bill also protects the due process rights of Americans.

    Also, one part of the acts that effects American citizens the most had been implemented within airports. He is respected by those in the academic and industrial research communities as a creative thinker with a long-standing track record of pioneering technical concepts for development of new materials. The massive flow of people and goods across our borders helps drive our economy, but can also serve as a conduit for terrorists, weapons of mass destruction, illegal migrants, contraband, and other unlawful commodities. Any allies of the United States were also contained on the list.

    The First Responder Initiative will help these brave Americans do their jobs better. For this reason, the Federal government maintains a number of specialized response capabilities for a bioterrorist attack. The President helped foster better computer security at Federal agencies. The President supports the creation of a National Intelligence Director to serve as his principal intelligence advisor. This additional funding will allow our border agencies to begin implementing a seamless air, land, and sea border that protects the United States against foreign threats while moving legitimate goods and people into and out of the country.


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The Patriot Act also makes information sharing and cooperations between all government agencies much easier. Al-Qaeda uses media as a attic quite frequently. As of right now, we are assuming that the Al Qaeda is growing. The real debate is about how to prevent terrorists from purchasing firearms or explosives while also protecting the due process rights of Americans.

The program will allow State and local first responder agencies to purchase a wide range of equipment needed to respond effectively to a terrorist attack, including personal protective equipment, chemical and biological detection systems, and interoperable communications gear.

A new Federal standard announced on December 4,is designed to protect sensitive, unclassified information well into the 21st century.

Homeland Security

Citizens of the United States are effected more and more each day by the war on terrorism. National Infrastructure Simulation and Analysis Center.

The President recognizes that modern information technology is essential not only for making our Nation more prosperous but for making our homeland more secure.

In FebruaryAl Qaeda sent out a bulletin that stated that is was the duty of all Muslims to kill U. The answer is that the burden should be on the government. Encourage citizens to participate actively in preparing their communities for the threat of terrorism and other disastrous events.

And canine teams are now positioned at every major airport to search for explosives. The war on terrorism has become a large part of the lives of American citizens.

This legislation has prevented terrorist attacks and saved American lives. President George W. To create an Exercise Toolkit account, please visit www.

Yes, of course. The Department of Homeland Security consolidates 22 agencies andemployees, unifying once-fragmented Federal functions in a single agency dedicated to protecting America from terrorism.

The information system that knits together hospital emergency rooms and public health officials is antiquated and inadequate. Coastal Asset and Infrastructure Protection. The increase of responsibilities titled to homeland security undertakings is for several reasons. Department of Homeland Security, Should that American have a right to a hearing, notice of that hearing, and right to counsel at that hearing?

Federal border control agencies must have seamless information-sharing systems that allow for coordinated communication among themselves, and also the broader law enforcement and intelligence gathering communities.

Therefore, our government officials responded in the only way that felt suitable, attacking terrorism. Not one. The Customs Service will complete the hiring of approximately new inspectors and agents to carry out additional security activities on our borders and at our seaports.

We have land area of 3, square miles. This cannot be done through government regulation; it can only be accomplished through a voluntary public and private partnership, including corporate and non-governmental organizations.

Finally, the communications network that links the acute care providers of our communities with their public health counterparts will be modernized and improved so that vital information on the detection and treatment of disease can flow swiftly.

Even the best prepared States and localities do not possess adequate resources to respond to the full range of terrorist threats we face.If all else fails, you should ask one question: What is the cost of NOT protecting our facility?

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Protecting the Homeland “As we wage this war abroad, we must remember where it began – here on our homeland. In this new kind of war, the enemy’s objective is to strike us on our own territory and make our people live in fear. This danger places all of you, every person here and the people you work with, on the front lines of the war on.