Discussion Questions: After thoroughly reading this week’s course material, choose one potential weapon from one of the chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear (CBRN) categories (i.e. you could select Tularemia, which could be a potential biological weapon). Write in your own words your assessment of your selected potential weapon’s characteristics, accessibility, consequences of terrorists using that weapon based in researched facts.
Discussion Questions: How would you categorize the 17 various agencies and offices that make up the U.S. Intelligence Community? In other words, are their groupings you can place some agencies into together based on purpose or typology. Name four members of the U.S. Intelligence Community that you think are the most important players in supporting the Homeland Security Enterprise with intelligence. Do you think it is really necessary that the U.S has 17 intelligence agencies?
Discussion Questions: What are the desired characteristics of a national strategy document? How does the National Security Strategy of the United States of America (2017) address homeland security and homeland defense?