Border and Transportation Security: Selected Programs and Policies [March 29, 2005] [open pdf - 131KB]
"Border and Transportation Security (BTS) is a pivotal function in protecting the American people from terrorists and their instruments of destruction. This report addresses selected programs and policies now in place that seek to attain higher levels of BTS. It is the second in a three-part series of CRS reports that make use of analytical frameworks to better understand complex phenomena and cast them in terms that facilitate consideration of alternative policies and practices. (The first report in the series, CRS Report RL32839, Border and Transportation Security: The Complexity of the Challenge, analyzes the reasons why BTS is so difficult to attain. This report is the second in the series. The final report is CRS Report RL32841, Border and Transportation Security: Possible New Directions and Policy Options.)"
CRS Report for Congress, RL32840