President Bush has created a new Office of Homeland Security to coordinate the efforts of federal agencies and other entities in preparing for and preventing a terrorist attack. A panel talks about the task that Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge faces as head of this office and how he should proceed.

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  • Michael Wermuth senior analyst for the RAND Corporation and project director of the Gilmore Commission
  • Larry Johnson international security consultant, former deputy director of counter-terrorism at the State Department
  • Martin Walker foreign affairs writer, United Press International.

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