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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, http://www.dhs.gov/xabout/history/editorial_0844.shtm (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, http://thf_media.s3.amazonaws.com/2010/pdf/wm3068.pdf (April 5, 2012).

Editorial, “Stopping the next terror plot,” Daily Caller, April 2, 2011, http://dailycaller.com/2011/05/02/stopping-the-next-terror-plot/ (April 5, 2012).

Department of Homeland Security, National Terrorism Advisory System Public Guide, April 2011, http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/ntas/ntas-public-guide.pdf (April 5, 2012).

Department of Homeland Security, National Terrorism Advisory System Interim Stakeholder Information Handbook,  http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/oes/pdf/NTAS-Interim-Stakeholder-Handbook.pdf  (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, www.heritage.org/Press/Commentary/ed010804a.cfm (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,  http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/hsac_task_force_report_09.pdf  (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, http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2011/05/the-great-eastern-japan-earthquake-assessing-disaster-response-and-lessons-for-the-us#_ftn24 (April 5, 2012).

 “Tweets from Tokyo Top 1,200 Per Minute,” Silicon Republic, March 12, 2011, http://www.siliconrepublic.com/new-media/item/20872-tweets-from-tokyo-top-1-200 (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, http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2006/10/missing-pieces-in-homeland-security-interagency-education-assignments-and-professional-accreditation?query=Missing+Pieces+in+Homeland+Security:+Interagency+EducationAssignments+and+Professional+Accreditation (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, http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2010/12/building-leaders-improving-national-security-professional-development (April 5, 2012).