Combating Terrorism: In Search of a National Strategy : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs, and International Relations of the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session, March 27, 2001
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs, and International Relations
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Стр. 92 - Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction, /. Assessing the Threat, December 15, 1999; and.
Стр. 43 - NHSA would also house a National Crisis Action Center (NCAC), which would become the nation's focal point for monitoring emergencies and for coordinating federal support in a crisis to state and local governments, as well as to the private sector. We envision the center to be an interagency operation, directed by a two-star National Guard general, with full-time representation from the other federal agencies involved in homeland security (See Figure 1).
Стр. 41 - The president should propose, and Congress should agree to create, a National Homeland Security Agency (NHSA) with responsibility for planning, coordinating, and integrating various US government activities involved in homeland security.
Стр. 105 - ... process. The structure and specifics of the national program should derive logically and transparently from the goals, not the other way around. Basic Assumptions The Advisory Panel agreed on several basic assumptions to guide its approach to strategy development. First, "local...
Стр. 90 - The opinions and conclusions expressed in this testimony are the author's alone and should not be interpreted as representing those of RAND or any of the sponsors of its research.
Стр. 17 - I ask unanimous consent that all members of the subcommittee be permitted to place an opening statement in the record and that the record remain open for 3 days for that purpose.
Стр. 54 - ... problem to some extent, but because of its growing urgency and complexity, homeland security will still require a stronger working relationship between the Executive and Legislative Branches. Congress should therefore find ways to address homeland security issues that bridge current jurisdictional boundaries and that create more innovative oversight mechanisms. There are several ways of achieving this. The Senate's Arms Control Observer Group and its more recent NATO Enlargement Group were two...
Стр. 46 - Plan; and — Pulling together private sector activities, including those of the medical community, on recovery, consequence management, and planning for continuity of services. Working with state officials, the emergency management community, and the law enforcement community, the job of NHSA's third directorate will be to rationalize and refine the nation's incident response system. The current distinction between crisis management and consequence management is neither sustainable nor wise. The...
Стр. 117 - Board for Equipment Standardization and Interoperability. 5. Advisory Board for Domestic Programs. To assist in providing broad strategic guidance and to serve as part of the approval process for the domestic portion of strategy, plans, and programs of the National Office for Combating Terrorism, we recommended the establishment of a national "Advisory Board for Domestic Programs.'' That Board should include one or more sitting State governors, mayors of several US cities, the heads of several major...