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.

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  • Amy Smithson Henry L. Stimson Center
  • 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.

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