U.S. Border and Coastal Security


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Essay #: 065494
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U.S. Border and Coastal Security: An Analysis
Improving border and coastal security has been a high national priority
since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Analyzing the actions the government has taken to expand security since 9/11 confirms that progress has been made towards making America’s ports and coastline more secure, but it is evident that much more needs to be done. In order to clarify what has been done and what still needs to be done, this analysis will examine how security measures have been improved, identify remaining problem areas, assess the effectiveness of legislation such as the Homeland Security Act and Maritime Transportation and Security Act, and evaluate the current status of border and...
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