Unformatted text preview: • A microcomputer connected to a transponder and global positioning system (GPS) to the motor control system – so that it can trace the truck’s route • Transponder – it has the ability to monitor and control each vehicle’s movements. • A light or temperature sensor – alarm if the container were opened illegally • Border-control agencies should be continued • The bilateral inspection zones could serve as a model • Many border-control agencies are still using 19 th century means for collecting and storing data. Rethinking homeland security • “war is not an independent phenomenon, but the continuation of politics by other means” • To the catastrophic terrorism, an appropriate response must react. It should translate into any tangible change in power or policies • Getting homeland security right is not about constructing barricades to fend off terrorists....
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- Spring '07
- Global Positioning System, transportation networks, Stephen E. Flynn, international transportation networks