COUNTERTERRORISM AND DHS INTEGRATION AND REFLECTION

COUNTERTERRORISM AND DHS INTEGRATION AND REFLECTION

Project description
COUNTERTERRORISM AND DHS INTEGRATION AND REFLECTION
Assignment Overview
COUNTERTERRORISM AND DHS

Counterterrorism and Intelligence
The framework for responding to disasters
The systematic approach for integrated responses
The DHS overview with military interface
Intelligence and information-sharing mechanisms
As you are also aware, DHS does not operate singularly; it depends on partnerships at all levels of operation. So it is with counterterrorism. Read the assigned material and respond to the following exercises.

Case Assignment
1.Look up the definition of counterterrorism (please, no Wikipedia or other nonprofessional sources). What is the definition?
2.Look up the definition of intelligence. What is the relationship of intelligence to counterterrorism? Explain with examples.
3.Relate counterterrorism and intelligence with the military
4.From the Background Information section, review your readings/audio/websites and: Explain how a specific counterterrorism team, unit, or partnership operates to counter a terrorist episode. Use a specific example and walk it through the process.
Assignment Expectations
Assignments should be APA style, at least three pages double-spaced, not counting the cover or reference page. Paper format: APA.
RelevanceAll content is connected to the question.
PrecisionSpecific question is addressed. Statements, facts, and statistics are specific and accurate.
Depth of discussionPresent and integrate points that lead to deeper issues.
BreadthMultiple perspectives and references, multiple issues/factors considered.
Evidence Well-supported points with facts, statistics, and references.
LogicPresented discussion makes sense; conclusions are logically supported by premises, statements, and/or factual information.
ClarityWriting is concise, understandable, and contains sufficient detail or examples.
ObjectivityAvoids predominant use of first person and avoids subjective bias.
ReferencesSources listed at the end of the paper (APA style). Use at least 3 direct quotations.
Resources:
Required Reading
Bjelopera, J. P. (2013). The Federal Bureau of Investigation and terrorism investigations. Congressional Research Service. Retrieved from: http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/terror/R41780.pdf
Implementing 9/11 Commission recommendations: Progress report 2011. DHS. Retrieved from: http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/implementing-9-11-commission-report-progress-2011.pdfread passages pertaining to counterterrorism
Joint Counterterrorism Assessment Team (2013). National Counterterrorism Center. Retrieved from:http://www.nctc.gov/jcat.html
Audio
Nelson, R. (Presenter), Squires, K. & Davis, J. (Co-Presenters). 2012. Audio: The First Line of Defense: State and Local Homeland Security. Washington, DC: Center for Strategic & International Studies. Retrieved from: https://csis.org/multimedia/audio-first-line-defense-state-and-local-homeland-security click red arrow to begin audio. Length: 1:01:09
Websites
Counterterrorism and Criminal Exploitation Unit, ICE. http://www.ice.gov/counterterrorism-criminal-exploitation/
Counterterrorism Committees & Working Groups, DHS. http://www.dhs.gov/counterterrorism-committees-working-groups
Counterterrorism Laws & Regulations, DHS: http://www.dhs.gov/counterterrorism-laws-regulations#6
Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Program. Center for Strategic & International Studies.https://csis.org/program/homeland-security-program
National Counterterrorism Center. http://www.nctc.gov/