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Learning Resources for Chapter 19

James Carafano and Mark Sauter, Homeland Security: A Complete Guide to Understanding, Preventing, and Surviving Terrorism (McGraw-Hill, 2005)

Department of Homeland Security, Chronology of Changes to the Homeland Security Advisory System, May, 13 2011, (April 5, 2012).

James Jay Carafano, Ph.D., and Jessica Zuckerman, “The Current Threat Level: Ending Color-Coded Terror Alerts,” Heritage Foundation WebMemo No. 3068, November 30, 2010, (April 5, 2012).

Editorial, “Stopping the next terror plot,” Daily Caller, April 2, 2011, (April 5, 2012).

Department of Homeland Security, National Terrorism Advisory System Public Guide, April 2011, (April 5, 2012).

Department of Homeland Security, National Terrorism Advisory System Interim Stakeholder Information Handbook,  (April 5, 2012).

Kathleen J. Turner et al., Facing the Unexpected: Disaster Preparedness and Response in the United States (Washington, D.C.: Joseph Henry Press, 2001), p. 30.

Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction, Forging America’s New Normalcy: Securing Our Homeland, Preserving Our Liberty, p. 27.

James Jay Carafano and Ha Nguyen, "Warning: We Need a Better Warning System," Heritage Foundation Commentary, January 8, 2004, (April 5, 2012).

GAO Report, "Homeland Security: Communication Protocols and Risk Communication Principles Can Assist in Refining the Advisory System," 36—37.

Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Advisory Council Task Force Report and Recommendations, September 2009,  (April 5, 2012).

James Jay Carafano, Ph.D., “The Great Eastern Japan Earthquake: Assessing Disaster Response and Lessons for the U.S.,” Heritage Foundation Special Report No. 94, May 25, 2011, (April 5, 2012).

 “Tweets from Tokyo Top 1,200 Per Minute,” Silicon Republic, March 12, 2011, (May 17, 2011).

James Jay Carafano, Ph.D., Wiki at War: Conflict in a Socially Networked World  (Texas A&M University Press, November 28, 2011).

James Jay Carafano, Ph.D., "Missing Pieces in Homeland Security Education, Assignment, and Professional Education,” Heritage Foundation  Executive Memorandum  No. 1013, October 16, 2006, (April 5, 2012)

Jena Baker McNeill and James Jay Carafano, Ph.D., “Building Leaders: Improving National Security Professional Development,”  Heritage Foundation Webmemo No. 3082, December 14, 2010, (April 5, 2012).