Notes from the Editor (Disasters in North America)

Supplement: Proceedings of the Workshop on Preparing for and Responding to Disasters in North America While most topics involving Homeland Security relate to domestic policy considerations, there are also foreign policy implications. Nowhere is this more relevant than in the United States’ relations with its North American neighbors of Canada and Mexico. Both of these

Proceedings of the Workshop on Preparing for and Responding to Disasters in North America

Supplement: Proceedings of the Workshop on Preparing for and Responding to Disasters in North America Lance Robinson ABSTRACT: Dr. Lance Robinson, Battelle Corporation, provides a succinct overview of the Workshop on Preparing for and Responding to Disasters in North America, which occurred in San Antonio, TX, November 6-7, 2006. The Proceedings describe the content and

Catastrophic Terrorism at the Border: The Case of the Canada-United States Border

Supplement: Proceedings of the Workshop on Preparing for and Responding to Disasters in North America Todd Hataley ABSTRACT: Dr. Todd Hataley, Royal Military College, discusses the significance of a catastrophic terrorist event occurring at a major crossing site on the Canada-U.S. border. Land border crossings between Canada and the United States are a critical component

Perimeter Defense and Regional Security Cooperation in North America: United States, Canada, and Mexico

Supplement: Proceedings of the Workshop on Preparing for and Responding to Disasters in North America Richard Kilroy ABSTRACT: Dr. Richard J. Kilroy, Jr., Virginia Military Institute, USA, explores the concept of building regional security cooperation between the nations of North America, examining the history of security cooperation between the three nations in light of previous

Mexico’s Insecurity in North America

Supplement: Proceedings of the Workshop on Preparing for and Responding to Disasters in North America Abelardo Rodriguez Sumano ABSTRACT: Dr. Abelardo Rodriguez, Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico, examines Mexico’s challenges in facing the new security environment in the hemisphere since 9/11. His article argues that Mexico’s incapacity to develop a coherent national and regional security