For the Final Project, you are asked to develop a proposal to improve US counterterrorism policy in a specific area (e.g., detainee affairs, homeland defense, intelligence etc.). The proposal you develop must address improvements needed to structures, legislation, regulations, and strategies used in counterterrorism efforts.
Final Project must be presented as a 8-10 page (not including references or title page), double-spaced, APA-formatted project
The Final Project must include:
(a) A brief description of the policy area (e.g. – detainee affairs, homeland defense, intelligence etc.) you selected.
(b) An explanation for why you selected the policy area you did. That is explain the problems you wish to address, including the relevant history, background, actors, and salient issues, as well as gaps in existing policy, structures, legislation, and regulations.
(c) A explanation of specific improvements you would make to existing policies, structures, legislation, and regulations related to the policy area you selected
(d) An explanation of the strengths and limitations of your proposed improvements. Be sure to include how you could compensate for the limitations.
(e) An explanation of the challenges associated with implementing your proposed improvements. Be sure to discuss bureaucratic and organizational impediments.
Assignment should be 8 TO 10 pages words with at least 9 references…. MULTIPLE USE OF SPLIT INTEXT CITATION, PARAGRAPH, AND PAGE NUMBERS…TRY TO USE THE ASSIGNMENT READINGS IF POSSIBLE.
MINIMUM OF 8 PAGES NOT INCLUDING THE COVER AND REFERNCE PAGES
THIS PAPER MUST HAVE AND INTRODUCTION AND CONCLUSION…THE INTRODUCTION SHOULD BE STRONG AS WELL AS THE CONCLUSION. THE INTRODUCTION SHOULD LET THE READER KNOW WHAT THE PAPER IS ABOUT, IT SHOULD GRAB THE READER’S ATTENTION!!
It is important that you cover all the topics identified in the assignment. Covering the topic does not mean mentioning the topic BUT presenting an explanation from the context of ethics and the readings for this class
To get maximum points you need to follow the requirements listed for this assignments 1) look at the page limits 2) review and follow APA rules 3) create subheadings to identify the key sections you are presenting and 4) Free from typographical and sentence construction errors.
REMEMBER IN APA FORMAT JOURNAL TITLES AND VOLUME NUMBERS ARE ITALICIZED.
Course Text: Introduction to Homeland Security
oChapter 7, “Contemplating a Quandary: Terrorism, Security, and Liberty”
Article: Baker, N.V. (2003). National Security versus Civil Liberties. Presidential Studies Quarterly, 33(3), 547–567.
Web Video:Smith, H. (Writer), & Young, R. (Writer & Director). (2007, May 15). Spying on the home front [Television series episode]. In R. Young (Producer), Frontline. Boston: WGBH Educational Foundation. Retrieved from http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/homefront/
oChapter 4, “National Security Letters and Data Mining”
oChapter 5, “Pre-emption vs. The Fourth Amendment Segment”