U.S. Department of Homeland Security/external links
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The following are external links related to the main article U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
- Also see the White House Web Site for information, articles, press announcements, and related links on the Department of Homeland Security.
- "Are You Ready? A Guide to Citizen Preparedness" from the FEMA OR
- Citizen Corps web sites.
- FEMA / Ready.gov Web Site from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
- Electronic Privacy Information Center includes White House / Department of Homeland Security documents, legal references, and resources.
- State Homeland Security Contacts.
- Accessing Department of Homeland Security Records through the Freedom of Information Act.
- White House / Department of Homeland Security News Archive dates from September 20, 2001; includes official briefings and announcements.
- News Release: Executive Order Establishing Office of Homeland Security and the Homeland Security Council, Office of the White House Press secretary, October 8, 2001.
- News Release: Governor Tom Ridge Sworn-In to Lead Homeland Security, Office of the White House Press Secretary, October 8, 2001.
- FEMA Grants for State and Local Homeland Security Activities from the Office of National Preparedness (ONP)(FEMA). Published in the National Register, October 17, 2002.
- Bills Concerning U.S. Homeland Security, Introduced in the 108th Congress.
- S.6: Comprehensive Homeland Security Act of 2003, 108th Congress, January 7, 2003.
- News Release: Executive Order: Amendment of Executive Orders, and Other Actions, in Connection with the Establishment of the Department of Homeland Security, Office of the White House Press Secretary, January 24, 2003.
- News Release: Tom Ridge Sworn as Secretary of Homeland Security, Office of the White House Press Secretary, January 24, 2003.
- Office of Homeland Security Act: Homeland Security Act of 2002 (Public Law 107-296) plus an Executive Order dated February 28, 2003, by President George Walker Bush to transfer certain agencies and agency components to the Department of Homeland Security, and the delegation of appropriate responsibilities to the Secretary of Homeland Security.
- New Counternarcotics Officer/U.S. Interdiction Coordinator, Roger Macklin, March 25, 2003.
- Department of Homeland Security Personnel System Fact Sheet, DHS human resources management system, April 1, 2003.
- Joint Press Conference with Secretary Tom Ridge and British Home Secretary Blunkett, April 1, 2003.
- Securing the Homeland: Protecting Our States and Cities: announced that approximately $100 million dollars from the FY '03 Funding will be dedicated to large urban areas within the United States, April 8, 2003.
- Independent Auditors’ Report On DHS’ FY 2006 Financial Statements, Office of Inspector General, Department of Homeland Security, November 2006.
Testimony & reports
- "Testimony before the Subcommittee on Management, Integration, and Oversight, Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives: Homeland Security. Overview Of Department of Homeland Security Management Changes," Statement by Norman J. Rabkin, April 20, 2006 (U.S. General Accountability Office).
- "Bush Administration Increases Number of Political Appointees; Minority and Female Appointees Plunge," House Committee on Government Oversight, May 2, 2006: See report "The Growth of Political Appointees in the Bush Administration" prepared by House Committee on Government Reform-Minority Staff Special Investigations Division, for Rep. Henry A. Waxman et al., May 2006; html.
- "Federal Emergency Management and Homeland Security Organization: Historical Developments and Legislative Options" prepared by Henry B. Hogue, Analyst in American National Government, Government and Finance Division, and Keith Bea, Specialist in American National Government, Government and Finance Division, for the Congressional Research Service, updated June 1, 2006 (posted by Federation of American Scientists).
- Terrorism Research Center contains numerous governmental and non-governmental links.
- National Homeland Security Knowledgebase contains numerous state and federal government agency and information links and updated Homeland / Terrorism News Center.
- Air War College Gateway to Homeland Security contains numerous governmental and non-governmental links.
- "Political Appointees and Cronyism: Homeland Security is Profitable for Appointees," People for the American Way / WikiThePresidency.org.
- Wayne Madsen, "Homeland Security, Homeland Profits," CorpWatch.org, December 21, 2001.
- Homeland Defense Journal includes archived newsletters since January 7, 2002.
- "Homeland Security Legislation," PBS Online NewsHour, July 26, 2002.
- Spencer Ackerman, "Say Good-bye to the Good Bureaucrat. Home Office," The New Republic, August 8, 2002.
- Charles C. Mann, "Homeland Insecurity," The Atlantic Monthly, September 2002.
- Michelle Malkin, "The homeland security bill's poison bill," Townhall.com, September 4, 2002.
- John Stanton, "Homeland Security Department. Another Production from the Real Shadow Government," CounterPunch, September 6, 2002.
- Patrick Roberts, "Homeland Security Should Learn From Past Mistakes," Claremont Institute, October 21, 2002.
- Sandy Smith, "Congress Gives Thumbs Up to Homeland Security Department," Occupational Hazards, November 14, 2002.
- Mimi Hall, "States put a leash on information," USA TODAY, April 4, 2003.
- Heather Harlan, "First Homeland Security incubator to open in Arundel (County, MD)," Baltimore Business Journal, April 4, 2003.
- Philip Shenon, "AFTEREFFECTS: DOMESTIC SECURITY; Former Domestic Security Aides Make a Quick Switch to Lobbying," New York Times, April 28, 2003.
- William New, "House chairman plans overhaul of Homeland Security Act," GovExec.com, May 2, 2003.
- Paul Sperry, "Homeland Security honcho comes under ethical cloud. Former Clinton loyalist accused of faking credentials, threatening employees with jail," WorldNetDaily, August 7, 2003.
- Suzanne Gamboa, "Homeland Security Ends Registration," Associated Press (Yahoo! News), December 1, 2003: "The Department of Homeland Security is ending a program begun after the Sept. 11 terror attacks that required tens of thousands of mostly Middle Eastern men and boys to register with the government while in the United States."
- Mary Jacoby, "How secure is the Department of Homeland Security? Senior Homeland Security official Faisal Gill failed to disclose that he worked for an American Muslim leader now in jail on terrorism charges," Salon, June 22, 2004.
- Mary Jacoby, "Homeland Security inspector general launches Faisal Gill inquiry. The department will examine how the senior intelligence official received a security clearance despite failing to reveal his ties to a Muslim leader indicted on terror-related charges," Salon, June 24, 2004.
- Kelley Beaucar Vlahos, "Homeland Security Appointee Under Investigation," Fox News, July 25, 2004.
- Matthew Brzezinski, "Red Alert," MotherJones.com, September/October 2004.
- Jim Grichar, "Milking the Homeland Security Cow," LewRockwell.com, September 22, 2004.
- Scott Higham and Robert O'Harrow Jr., "Homeland Security Disavows Document Touting Successes: Officials Say Agency's Public Relations Plan Was Not Approved," Washington Post, October 29, 2004.
- "Homeland Security Chief Nominee Chertoff Oversaw Detention of Hundreds of Arabs and Muslims After 9/11," Democracy Now!, January 12, 2005.
- Stephen E. Flynn, "The Department of Homeland Security: The Way Ahead After a Rocky Start," Council on Foreign Relations, January 26, 2005.
- Tom Barry, "New Homeland Security Czar’s Legal Dragnet," Right Web, February 22, 2005.
- "Homeland Security's New Broom. 'We do have limited resources,' says the department's new chief, Michael Chertoff, 'and we have to prioritize them'," BusinessWeek, April 19, 2005.
- Eric Chabrow, "Steve Cooper Takes Stock. Newly resigned Homeland Security CIO looks back at his two years of service and offers his thoughts on the department's future direction," InformationWeek, May 2, 2005.
- "Homeland Eyes, Right and Left", Editorial, New York Times, May 27, 2005. (Sub req'd) (A copy of the article is posted here.
- Larry Dignan, "Homeland Security Struggles with 'Extraordinary' Turnover," Baseline (FindArticles.com), June 2005.
- Kevin Drum, "Like Father, Like Son?" The Washington Monthly, August 31, 2005.
- Judd Legum, "Top FEMA Deputies Make Brown Look Qualified," Think Progress, September 6, 2005.
- William M. Arkin, "The Pressure Cooker at Homeland Security," Early Warning Blog/Washington Post, September 19, 2005.
- Dan Eggen and Spencer S. Hsu, "Immigration Nominee's Credentials Questioned," Washington Post, September 20, 2005.
- Michelle Malkin, "No More Cronyism: Bush DHS Nominee Doesn't Deserve the Job," MichelleMalkin.com, September 20, 2005; "Not another Homeland Security hack," Jewish World Review, September 21, 2005.
- David E. Rosenbaum and Stephen Labaton, "Amid Many Fights Over Qualifications, A Bush Nomination Stalls in the Senate," New York Times, September 24, 2005.
- "Bush Cronyism Weakens Government Agencies," Bloomberg News (TheocracyWatch.org), September 30, 2005.
- Paul C. Light, "Homeland Security's extreme makeover," Christian Science Monitor, October 12, 2005.
- Stephen Barr, "Senators' Bill Would Set Standards for Homeland Security Leadership Hires," Washington Post, November 23, 2005.
- John Byrne, "Abramoff, lobbyists linked to troubled multibillion-dollar Homeland Security contract," The Raw Story, November 30, 2005.
- Susan B. Glasser and Michael Grunwald, "Department's Mission Was Undermined From Start," Washington Post, December 22, 2005: In April 2003, Susan Neely, "a close aide to DHS Secretary Tom Ridge, ... hired Landor Associates, ... to rebrand a behemoth Landor described in a confidential briefing as a 'disparate organization with a lack of focus.' They developed a new DHS typeface (Joanna, with modifications) and color scheme (cool gray, red and hints of 'punched-up' blue). They debated new uniforms for its armies of agents and focus-group-tested a new seal designed to convey 'strength' and 'gravitas.' The department even got its own lapel pin, which was given to all 180,000 of its employees -- with Ridge's signature -- to celebrate its 'brand launch' that June."
- T. O'Connor, "The Future of Homeland Security," JUS 415 (Homeland Security), North Carolina Wesleyan College, January 17, 2006.
- Justin Rood, "FRIENDSTER FLASH: DHS Political Appointee Surprisingly Hip," TPMmuckraker, March 10, 2006.
- Bryan Farrell, "FEMA Braces for Another Storm," The Nation, May 10, 2006.
- Joe Conason, "Fire Chertoff, for Starters," Truthdig (The New York Observer), June 8, 2006.
- John L. Guerra, "Human capital. Burrowing in," GovernmentLeader.com, July/August 2006.
- Dara Kay Cohen, Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, and Barry R. Weingast, "Crisis Bureaucracy: Homeland Security and the Political Design of Legal Mandates," Department of Political Science, Stanford University, July 5, 2006.
- Carol Eisenberg, "9/11 FIVE YEARS LATER. Still a long way to go for safety," Newsday, September 6, 2006.
- Carol Eisenberg, "9/11 panel heads see inaction," Newsday, September 12, 2006.
- Carol Eisenberg, "She's out after cuts. Homeland Security employee responsible for axing NYC terror funds won't return to agency, sources say," Newsday, September 28, 2006.
- Carol Eisenberg, "Schumer hits Bush on homeland official," Newsday, September 29, 2006.
- Carol Eisenberg, "Criticized Homeland official resigns," Newsday, October 4, 2006.
- Carol Eisenberg, "GAO pans $1.2B security buy. Homeland security is said to have bought radiation detectors in spite of unreliable info, poor performance," Newsday, October 18, 2006.
- Carol Eisenberg, "TSA delays background screenings. With an estimated 50,000 airline workers to check, the agency says it can't meet current deadline," Newsday, October 28, 2006.
- looseheadprop, "Hypocrisy Alert: Homeland Security Undocumented!" Firedoglake Blog, January 13, 2007.
- Doug Thompson, "Bush’s plan to destroy America," Capitol Hill Blue, January 31, 2007.
- "Dem tied to bribery probe gets homeland post," CNN, February 27, 2007.
- James Jay Carafano, "Thinking for the Long War: Strategic Planning and Review for the Department of Homeland Security," Heritage Foundation, March 20, 2007.
- Devlin Barrett, "Schumer: Break up Homeland Security Department," Associated Press (Newsday), May 10, 2007.
- Steve Watson, "Less Than 0.01% Of Homeland Security Cases Are Terrorism Related. So why does the government say terrorism is DHS primary focus?" Infowars.net, May 28, 2007.
- Blue Blog, "No Job Without Homeland Security Approval. Why You Should Be Worried," The KC Blue Blog, May 28, 2007.
- Shane Harris, "Homeland Security could face transition problem," National Journal (GovExec.com), June 1, 2007.
- Robin Maroney, "How Homeland Security Can Avoid 2008 Brain Drain," The Informed Reader Blog/Wall Street Journal, June 4, 2007.
- Steve Benen, "Political by design," The Carpetbagger Report Blog, June 4, 2007.
- Justin Rood, "Homeland Security: Land of Misfit Toys?" The Blotter / ABC News, June 5, 2007.