Book Talk: Beyond 9/11 Homeland Security for the Twenty-First Century
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Almost 20 years have gone by since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and almost 19 years have passed since the creation of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (2002). In that time, securing the Homeland has changed dramatically and been complicated by the emergence of new threats, such as natural disasters, cyberattacks, and transforming-terrorism. Out of The MIT Press and the Belfer Center Studies in International Security comes Beyond 9/11, Homeland Security for the Twenty-First Century, a critical analysis on the last 20 years of Homeland security and what lessons, strategies, and allies can be brought along to “secure the Homeland” into the future.
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Alan D. Bersin
Assistant Secretary for International Affairs and Chief Diplomatic Officer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Policy, and Vice President of INTERPOL for the Americas Region
Faculty Director of Homeland Security Project, Belfer Senior Lecturer in International Security, Harvard Kennedy School; Former Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Intergovernmental Affairs
Associate Professor of Political Science at MIT, Director of the MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives
Executive Director, Cross-Border Institute at the University of Windsor
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