Entrepreneurial Security: A Free-Market Model for National Economic Security

Shawn F. Peppers ABSTRACT: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) indicates that the majority of the nation’s critical infrastructure is owned by the private sector. However, from a policy standpoint, the potential role the entrepreneur and the free-market system might play in critical infrastructure and key resource (CIKR) risk management may not be fully appreciated.

Operational Epidemiological Modeling: A Proposed National Process

Brienne Lenart, Jeffrey Schlegelmilch, Linda Bergonzi-King, Debra Schnelle, Theresa Lynn Difato, and Jody Wireman ABSTRACT: To support the successful integration of civilian and military domestic disaster medical response, the Yale New Haven Center for Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response (YNH-CEPDR) and US Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) have established the National Center for Integrated Civilian-Military Domestic Disaster

Ending America’s Energy Insecurity: Why Electric Vehicles Should Drive the United States to Energy Independence

Fred Stein ABSTRACT: The homeland/national security threat posed by the United States’ dependence on foreign oil has been part of the American discourse for years; yet nothing has been done. No pragmatic, realistic step-by-step plan has been pursued to end this scourge on the American people. The solution can be found in the problem. Net

Homeland Security Education: A Way Forward

William V. Pelfrey Sr. and William D. Kelley Jr. ABSTRACT: While there is nothing particularly wrong with proceeding forward into the uncertain future of homeland security education, much of the movement has been without directional evidence and debates as to direction have generated more heat than light. We conducted research to help us determine trajectory

Evacuation and Sheltering of People with Medical Dependencies – Knowledge Gaps and Barriers to National Preparedness

Petter Risoe, Jeffrey Schlegelmilch, and James Paturas ABSTRACT: Emergency plans are mandated by a number of federal regulations, often with conflicting definitions, to incorporate people with medical dependencies. However targeted planning for this segment is presently hampered by substantial knowledge deficits defining this population and the potential resource requirements in a disaster. These gaps prevent