July 30, 2021

The OG wolf warrior lands in DC


Journalist: Nahal Toosi

The Department of Homeland Security is in need of “substantial updates” to maximize its strengths and improve its ability to adapt to threats, according to a new report published by the Center for a New American Security.

The agency, established in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, “now has day-to-day responsibilities and activities that are, in some key places, out of sync with that original organizing objective” of countering acts of international terrorism on American soil, write Carrie Cordero and Katie Galgano.

The authors recommend that policymakers and legislators “take the current opportunity of new departmental leadership and renewed congressional oversight interest to refocus the department’s work in a way that maximizes its homeland security impact while ensuring appropriate oversight of its law enforcement activities.”

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  • Carrie Cordero

    Robert M. Gates Senior Fellow

    Carrie Cordero is the Robert M. Gates Senior Fellow and General Counsel at CNAS. Her research and writing interests focus on homeland security and intelligence community overs...

  • Katie Galgano

    Former Executive Research Assistant

    Katie Galgano is a former research assistant with the Executive Team at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Her research focuses on democracy and the rule of law, h...