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Homeland Security Hasn’t Made Us Safer

Homeland Security Hasn’t Made Us Safer
By:
Anne Applebaum

Hardly anyone has seriously scrutinized either the priorities or the spending patterns of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its junior partner, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), since their hurried creation in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. Sure, they get criticized plenty. But year in, year out, they continue to grow faster and cost more — presumably because Americans think they are being protected from terrorism by all that spending. Yet there is no evidence whatsoever that the agencies are making Americans any safer.

This is part of a special report from Foreign Policy – Read Anne Applebaum’s article @ http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2011/01/02/unconventional_wisdom?page=0%2C2

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  1. January 9, 2011 at 5:37 am

    Homeland [non] Security under the incompetent leadership of Janet Napolitano has made TSA, DHS, FEMA and ICE formerly {INS} totally ineffective. Over burdened with administrators, under served with field agents.

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