Category: On the Homefront – the HSDL Blog

Post 9/11 Terrorism Assessment

  Understanding the evolution of terrorism and counter terrorism policy has never been more crucial.  With competing information funneled into broadcast media left and right, it can be difficult to fully comprehend and understand what the threat level is and what response should be taken.  Because of this, New America...

Reducing Violent Crime and ‘Carnage’ in American Cities: Evidence-Based Recommendations

In his first few days in office, President Trump reiterated campaign commitments to clean up violent crime. In a tweet directed at the city of Chicago, President Trump claimed he would “send in the Feds” if Chicago didn’t fix “the horrible ‘carnage’”. Although the President did provide some statistics to...