IR 101 - textbook

IR 101 - textbook - • A microcomputer connected to a...

Info icon This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
[IR 101 textbook] America the Vulnerable Filtering bad from good – Stephen E. Flynn What happens if the mass destruction is found in U.S territory through international transportation networks? 1) Damage caused by the adversary 2) Damage caused by the adversary and the costs associated with a self-applied tourniquet to our global transport lifelines. Security for transportation networks is important – to sustain the continued viability of international commerce. For this security, the United States and its allies should capitalize the enormous leverage If the port authorities and governments responsible for important ports could agree to common standards for security, reporting, and information-sharing for operators, conveyances, and cargo, those stands would become universal. Container should load in an approved, security-sanitized facility. Use of cargo and vehicle scanners.
Image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

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....
View Full Document

  • Spring '07
  • Garrett
  • Global Positioning System, transportation networks, Stephen E. Flynn, international transportation networks

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern