Do you see any evidence of confusion regarding the definition, roles, and constitutional questions associated with Homeland Security?

Topic: Homeland/ Global Security
For each question, prepare a one-page response (typed and double-spaced).

Prompt
1. Do you see any evidence of confusion regarding the definition, roles, and constitutional questions associated with Homeland Security?

2. The attacks of 9-11 and the subsequent investigations uncovered a number of deficiencies in U.S. preparation and counter-terrorism efforts. What were some of the more important deficiencies that were exposed, and do you think they have been adequately addressed?

3. What terrorist tactics are likely to become more prevalent in the future, and what can be done to counter these tactics?

4. What is meant by the statement “law enforcement has a paradoxical role in homeland security”? How has the USA PATRIOT Act complicated the critical role of law enforcement in defending the homeland against terrorist threats?

5. Discuss the concern that new security technologies can be employed to counter future terrorism, but increased technology represents a greater danger to privacy.

Do you see any evidence of confusion regarding the definition, roles, and constitutional questions associated with Homeland Security?