TITLE

Science since 9/11: Homeland insecurity

AUTHOR(S)
Zimmerman, Peter D.
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Nature;9/8/2011, Vol. 477 Issue 7363, p153
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author discusses aspects of the U.S. Office of Homeland Security which was created by former President George W. Bush in October 2001 prior to the 9/11 terrorist attack. The author says that it was converted into a cabinet department and was signed in November 2002, wherein its scientific advances were seen as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) mission. The author adds that a Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate was created to fulfill the needs of the DHS.
ACCESSION #
65463426

 

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