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State Perspective – New Jersey

- Richard “Dick” Cañas was tapped in March 2006 to head the state’s newly established Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness.

Mass Evacuation: A Disaster Waiting to Happen

- How geography, road infrastructure, and mass transit pose challenges during large-scale evacuations.

Very Light Jets: A Very Real Threat?

- The risks posed by the emergence of speedy "very light jets" in general aviation.

State Perspective - Arizona

- The homeland security perspective from Arizona.

Prisons: Fostering Extremism?

- History has shown the potential of prisons to serve as incubators for extremist leaders, from Adolf Hitler—who wrote Mein Kampf while in prison—to Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi. Could that be occurring in U.S. prisons?

Hearts, Minds, and Homegrown Terror

- Federal authorities have been forging ties with U.S. Muslim communities to counter the idea that the war agaist terrorism is a war against Islam.

State Perspective – North Carolina

- A conversation with North Carolina's top emergency manager.

Deadline Looms for Fixing “No-Fly” Lists

- Continuing problems plague "no-fly" lists.

Deterring Terrorists, Not Shoppers

- A recent RAND Corp. report ranks the effectiveness of mall security measures against terrorist attacks relative to cost, while a national servey co-sponsored by the ASIS International Foundation assesses security preparedness at malls across the U.S.

State Perspective - Michigan

- Interview with Capt. Eddie L. Washington, Jr.

Countersurveillance Foils Attacks

- Countersurveillance helps foil attacks.

Cooperation Southern Style

- Find out how the state of Georgia and the private sector are learning to mesh their efforts in responding to a disaster.

A State Perspective - Virginia

- A talk with Michael M. Cline, Virginia's top homeland security official.
 




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