The December 2023 issue of Homeland Security Affairs features an original research article analyzing the risk of mass school shootings in the U.S and an essay reviewing an important new book on U.S. national security and homeland security policy.
In Are U.S.A. School Shootings Black Swans?, Ted Lewis quantitatively analyzes the risk of death by school shootings in the U.S. Then Daniel O’Connor reviews America’s New Map: Restoring Our Global Leadership in an Era of Climate Change and Demographic Collapse by Thomas Barnett.
The September 2023 issue of Homeland Security Affairs features an original research article analyzing differences in levels of disaster preparedness between U.S. mainland and island residents and an essay reviewing an important new book on the threat posed by generative AI deepfakes.
In Nowhere to Run to, Nowhere to Hide: Disasters, Preparedness, and the Shadow of State Failure on U.S Islands, Chris Ellis examines and seeks to explain differential disaster preparedness levels rates between residents of the continental U.S. and U.S. Islands. Then Daniel Levinson reviews Deepfakes by Graham Meikle (Polity Press, 2023).
The May 2023 Issue of Homeland Security Affairs features a policy essay that warns of conflicts between Emergency Management and Homeland Defense missions in the event of a major war and a research article that assesses how the Department of Homeland Security has incorporated climate change into its mission portfolio.
In National Security Competition or Cooperation Preparing for 21st Century Threats, Bob Roller analyzes problems stemming from a lack of effective planning and coordination between the Emergency Management community and the military in the event of a major war with a peer or near-peer competitor. In New, Old, and Reconfigured: Exploring the U.S. Department Of Homeland Security’s Path to Climate Security, Jeremiah Asaka and Magdalena Denham examine the extent to which DHS and several of its component agencies have integrated climate security into their missions.