Category: Viewpoints in Homeland Defense and Security: interviews with homeland security leaders

Viewpoints in Homeland Defense and SecurityIn Viewpoints in Homeland Defense and Security, the nation’s homeland security leaders give opinions on current issues and challenges facing the country, such as intelligence and information-sharing, critical infrastructure protection, cyber, emergency management, public health, borders and immigration, terrorist groups, and interoperability.

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Host Heather Issvoran
Hosted by Heather Issvoran. Heather is the Director of Strategic Communications at the Center for Homeland Defense and Security.

Social Identity Theory and Intergroup Conflict in Israel/Palestine

  In this NPS-CHDS Viewpoints, NPS-CHDS master’s graduate Stephen Felty, discusses his Master’s thesis, Social Identity Theory and Intergroup Conflict in Israel/Palestine. Intergroup dynamics have been a central vector in long-lasting identity conflicts around the...

21st Century Crime: How Malicious Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Homeland Security

  In this NPS-CHDS Viewpoints, NPS-CHDS master’s graduate Kevin Peters discusses his Master’s thesis, 21st Century Crime: How Malicious Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Homeland Security. Artificial intelligence (AI) is a field of research with the...

Punching above Their Weight: The Homeland Security Contributions of the U.S. Pacific Territories

  In this NPS-CHDS Viewpoints, NPS-CHDS master’s graduate Colby Stanton, discusses her Master’s thesis, Punching above Their Weight: The Homeland Security Contributions of the U.S. Pacific Territories. While the U.S. Pacific territories were brought into...

Preventing Violent Extremism Through Early Intervention

    In this NPS-CHDS Viewpoints, NPS-CHDS master’s graduate Mourad Mourad shares insightful methods to counter violent extremism. Mourad’s thesis, “Tailoring Violent Extremism Prevention: A Targeted Intervention Method,” identifies deficiencies in our currently employed...

University Virtual Operations Support Team: engaging student volunteers in social media response

In this NPS-CHDS  Viewpoints, Kyle Falkner, City of Fort Worth Fire Department, and Charity Menefee , Knox County TN Health Department, talk about the potential of their UVOST program (University Virtual Operations Support Team). As part...