Department of Homeland Security

Department of Homeland Security

A panel talks about the president's proposal for a new homeland security department, which would bring together all or part of 22 existing federal agencies to address the threat of terrorism at a cost of at least $38 billion: what the...

A panel talks about the president's proposal for a new homeland security department, which would bring together all or part of 22 existing federal agencies to address the threat of terrorism at a cost of at least $38 billion: what the president wants, what he can get, and the possible consequences of large-scale government reorganization.

Guests

Richard Falkenrath

visiting fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution and former director of policy and plans for the White House Office of Homeland Security

Paul Light

is a professor with New York University's Wagner School of Public Service.

Amy Smithson

Henry L. Stimson Center

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