Current Events: Current Event assignments are designed to give the student an opportunity to critically examine contemporary Homeland Security issues. Students are challenged to find news articles, press releases, industry announcements, etc. that impact some aspect of Homeland Security. National and international events may be used.
Examples: a. A new piece of legislation passed, refused, or currently being debated by Congress, impacting DHS. b. A security company announcing release of a new product or tool designed to protect people or property (e.g. new scanners at the airport) c. A terrorist event happening here or abroad, and the response to it.
Please limit this to recent incidents (less than 2 years). Can include incidents or thwarted attacks still being discussed and debated in the media.
There will be a 2 Page length requirement to a Current Event assignment. At minimum, each must include a Summary of the Event (with citation), the perceived Impact of the event on the Homeland Security landscape, important – the student’s Opinion of the event, including defense of their opinion. Each paper must also include a “works cited page” not included in the 2-page minimum. must striclty follow APA 6th edition guidelines. please mail me the topic before starting the paper.
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