publication . Thesis . 2016

No nation is home alone: understanding the international dimension of homeland security through global transportation security programs

Tarpey, Dominique;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Mar 2016
  • Publisher: Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School
Terrorist actors focus on the global transportation system to introduce threats and target attacks. As the lead department for securing the transportation system into the United States, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) works both domestically and internationally to implement programs and foreign assistance activities to secure the global transportation network. This thesis examines DHS’ international role by analyzing programs and policies implemented by its three largest global transportation agencies: the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency, the Transportation Security Administration, and the U.S. Coast Guard. Due to the breadth of DHS programs ...
free text keywords: foreign assistance, international dimension of homeland security, international transportation security
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