Homeland Security

Scholarly Publications

Countering Terrorism

July 2017

Fifteen years after September 11, the United States still faces terror threats—both domestic and foreign.

Office of the Director of National Intelligence: From Pariah and Piñata to Managing Partner

June 2017

This is a chapter in the second edition of The National Security Enterprise, a book edited by Roger Z.

Pragmatic Engagement: A National Security Strategy for the Next President

May 2016

The United States is exceptionally secure. No country today presents a clear and imminent security threat in the way that Germany, Japan, or the Soviet Union did in the 20th century.

Other Publications

Climate and Social Stress: Implications for Security Analysis

November 2012

SummaryClimate change can reasonably be expected to increase the frequency and intensity of a variety of potentially disruptive environmental events-slowly at first, but then more quickly.

Readiness in the Post-Katrina and Post-9/11 World: An Evaluation of the New National Response Framework

September 2007

The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) draft National Response Framework proposes much-needed improvements for disaster preparedness and response.

Running Aground: The Hidden Environmental and Regulatory Implications of Homeland Security

May 2007

In this issue brief, Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar examines a little-noticed way in which the burgeoning focus on homeland security since the attacks of 9-11 has affected domestic regulatory policy....

News

The divide between Silicon Valley and Washington is a national-security threat

December 2018

A silent divide is weakening America’s national security, and it has nothing to do with President Donald Trump or party polarization.

The U.S. drone war in Pakistan revisited

November 2018

Many analysts, practitioners, and scholars are skeptical of the efficacy of drone strikes for counterterrorism, suggesting that they provide short-term gains at best and are counterproductive at...

Events

Foreign Adversary Threats to Democratic Institutions: Are Courts Next?

February 15, 2018

- This event is offered as a joint sponsorship with the Hoover Institution - Abstract: Russia’s interference in our election was part of an ongoing campaign to undermine democracy and its...

Rethinking National Security

December 6, 2017

Abstract: In 1945, our homeland was inviolate. Since then, we have invested trillions of dollars to improve our national security, yet we now can be destroyed in under an hour.

Reforming national cyber defense

September 20, 2017

Abstract: The U.S. government continues to struggle with how best to defend the country from cyber attacks.

Projects

Empirical Studies of Conflict

The Empirical Studies of Conflict Project (ESOC) addresses critical challenges to international security through methodologically rigorous, evidence-based analyses of insurgency, civil war and...
English

Multimedia

Drell Lecture: Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter

April 2015

The Honorable Ashton B. Carter, 25th U.S.

People

Amy Zegart Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Martha Crenshaw Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Andrew Grotto Andrew Grotto Research Scholar, Lecturer
Colin H. Kahl Senior Fellow Steven C. Házy Senior Fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Lawrence M. Wein Professor, Management Science
Mim John Miriam "Mim" John Affiliate
Robert Silvers Robert Silvers Affiliate
Raj De Raj De Affiliate
Jane Holl Lute Consulting Scholar
Matthew Spence Matthew Spence Affiliate
David Blum Affiliate