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Terror, Security, and Money Balancing the Risks, Benefits, and Costs of Homeland Security

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In seeking to evaluate the efficacy of post-9/11 homeland security expenses--which have risen by more than a trillion dollars, not including war costs--the common query has been, "Are we safer?" This, however, is the wrong question. Of course we are "safer"--the posting of a single security guard at one building's entrance enhances safety. The correct question is, "Are any ...more
Hardcover, 280 pages
Published (first published September 26th 2011)
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For anyone that isn't thoroughly convinced "Homeland Security" is incredibly wasteful, pick up this book and you will think otherwise. Well organized and concise data tables make for an easy read. The math is elementary, but apparently the bureaucrats at DHS haven't gotten around to using any of the simple formulas.
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