Homeland Security and Homeland Defense: Definitions, Roles, Seams, and Gaps [powerpoint] [open pdf - 341KB]
This presentation describes homeland security and homeland defense definitions, roles, seams, and gaps. It begins with conceptual and structural foundations: National Defense and National Security, Civil Defense and Emergency Management, and legacies to HLS and HLD. In regards to homeland security post Cold War, there is a changing international landscape, new threats for the U.S. This presentation reviews homeland security and homeland defense after 9/11: post Cold War issues, homeland defense on military agenda, National Guard-expanded mission focus, and the Hart/Rudman Commission. The gaps in homeland security and homeland defense became visible during Hurricane Katrina.
Homeland Security and Defense Education Consortium: http://www.hsdec.org/library.aspx
Spring 2007 Symposium: NPS/HSDEC/DHS Education Summit. Fairfax, VA. February 27-28, 2007