Instructions: Fully utilize the materials that have been provided in order to support your response.
500 words each for each answer with references:
1) Discussion Questions: How has the operational relationship between the U.S. intelligence community and the homeland security enterprise evolved? Where is the biggest gap from your perceptive in developing seamless interoperability? Are current authorities the biggest reason for gaps? Describe at least two major intelligence reforms in the past five years. Be specific.
- Reading resources: Russia’s Election Meddling Is Another American Intelligence Failure (2017)
- September 11 and the Adaptation Failure of U.S. Intelligence Agencies (2005)
- The Domestic Intelligence Gap: Progress Since 9/11? (2008)
- Director of National Intelligence: Statutory Authorities (2011)
- The State of the Craft: Is Intelligence Reform Working? (2010)
- FBI: Protecting the Homeland in the 21st Century: Report of the Congressionally-directed 9/11 Review Commission (2015)
- The National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC)—Responsibilities and Potential Congressional Concerns (2011)
- The U.S. Intelligence Community: Selected Cross-Cutting Issues (2016)
- Protecting the Homeland: Intelligence Integration 15 Years after 9/11 (2017)
- Recrimination or Reform? The FBI’s Current Crisis Is Not the Bureau’s Biggest Problem (2017)
2) What makes human-trafficking a security, economic, or political threat? What are the risks of maintaining the international policy status quo?Hide Full Description What makes human-trafficking a security, economic, or political threat? What are the risks of maintaining the international policy status quo?Hide Full Description What makes human-trafficking a security, economic, or political threat? What are the risks of maintaining the international policy status quo?
3) Adam Smith once wrote that “It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.” This seemingly self-evident logic has helped propel economic liberalism as the dominant school of thought in the postwar period. Is economic liberalism (aka free market capitalism) the most efficient and productive economic model we have? What about the alternative schools of thought? Are they serious challengers? Why or why not?
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Helleiner, E. (2015). Globalising the classical foundations of IPE thought *. Contexto Internacional, 37(3), 975-1010. Retrieved from 33 PAGES http://apus.libguides.com/er.php?course_id=30666
Leiteritz, R. J. (2005). INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY: The state of the art. Colombia Internacional, (62), 50-63. http://apus.libguides.com/er.php?course_id=30666
Waylen, Georgina. 2006. You still don’t understand: Why troubled engagements continue between feminists and (critical) IPE. Review of International Studies 32 (1): 145-64. http://apus.libguides.com/er.php?course_id=30666
Gaston, Noel, and Douglas R. Nelson. 2013. “Bridging Trade Theory And Labour Econometrics: THE EFFECTS OF INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION* BRIDGING TRADE THEORY AND LABOUR ECONOMETRICS: THE EFFECTS OF INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION.” Journal Of Economic Surveys 27, no. 1: 98-139. Business Source Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed November 22, 2016). http://apus.libguides.com/er.php?course_id=30666
Brookings Institute. Diversification or specialization: What is the path to growth and development? http://apus.libguides.com/er.php?course_id=30666