Homeland Security

Our work on homeland security covers a range of topics including emergency management (such as preparing for and responding to incidents, and enhancing the resilience of critical infrastructures and lifeline sectors); transportation security; transnational threats (such as drugs, gangs, and weapons of mass destruction); and US strategy and architecture.

Reflections on Executive Order 13010

Commentary Series | July 2021

An Epidemic Becomes a Pandemic

Insights and Analysis | February 2021

Guiding Principles for Emergency Management on Cybersecurity

Insights and Analysis | November 2020

Securing the Grid

Event | June 2020

The Coronacanes are Coming

Op-Ed | June 2020

Trends in Technology and Digital Security

Issue Brief | November 2017

Restructuring the U.S. Intelligence Community

Commentary Series | June 2017

Into the Gray Zone

| October 2016

Homeland Defense: Policy Judgments and Lessons Learned

Commentary Series | December 2015

Paris Insights

Op-Ed | November 2015

The Bear is Inside the Wire

Op-Ed | April 2015

Obama's Cybersecurity Initiative

Op-Ed | February 2015

Risk-Based Security and the Aviation System

Issue Brief | January 2015

How Dangerous Is Vladimir Putin?

Op-Ed | January 2015

Putin's Russia: A Geopolitical Analysis

Issue Brief | November 2014

Repurposing Cyber Command

Journal Article | December 2013

On 9/11, DHS is Missing in Action

Op-Ed | September 2013

It's the Ideology, Stupid

Op-Ed | June 2013

Pardon the Pivot, What About Africa?

Issue Brief | March 2013

Cyber Domain Conflict in the 21st Century

Journal Article | January 2013

Educating our Guardians

Op-Ed | July 2012

Drones in Yemen: Is the U.S. on Target?

Issue Brief | June 2012

Getting Serious About Cyberwarfare

Journal Article | January 2012

Mexico and the Triple Threat

Issue Brief | October 2011

Interim Task Force Report on Resilience

Policy Report | May 2011

Managing Complexity in a Wikileaks World

Commentary Series | December 2010

Cloud Computing Risks and National Security

Issue Brief | September 2010

Flooded With Help -- But Still Flailing

Commentary Series | June 2010

All Hands--and Eyes--Needed on Deck

Op-Ed Commentary Series | May 2010

Disaster Diplomacy

Commentary Series | February 2010

Cons Gone Wild?

Commentary Series | January 2010

Storm Surge

Op-Ed | October 2009

Fighting Piracy and Protecting National Interests

Commentary Series | September 2009

Next Generation National Security

Commentary Series | September 2009

East African Piracy

Issue Brief | July 2009

Radicalization: Made in the USA?

Commentary Series | June 2009

Hey Good Samaritans - Get a Lawyer!

Issue Brief | January 2009

FEMA: Where Does it Fit?

Issue Brief | January 2009

Not Your Father's FEMA

Op-Ed | September 2008

Radicalization: Behind Bars and Beyond Borders

Journal Article | April 2007

Cyberstrategy 2.0

Journal Article | April 2006

Enhancing Preparedness for Cyanide Terrorism

Policy Report | September 2005

A Doomsday Priority

Op-Ed | April 2005

The Use and Limits of U.S. Intelligence

Journal Article | November 2002

Assessing State-Level Civil Preparedness for a Nuclear Attack

Graduate Capstone Project | September 2002

Fighting Terrorism

Op-Ed | January 2002

And the Winner is...The Albanian Mafia

Journal Article | November 2000

Information Warfare and Strategic Terrorism

Journal Article | February 1997

Between War and Peace: Deterrence and Leverage

Journal Article | January 1997