How would you like to win a $33.62 gift certificate from Amazon.com?
Coincidentally, that happens to be the amount Amazon charges to buy Tom Ridge’s “The Test of Our Times: America Under Siege…And How We Can Be Safe Again,” and Michael Chertoff’s “Homeland Security: Assessing the First Five Years” .
Both books are ideal holiday gifts for that hard-to-please homeland security professional.
Here are the details:
Please let us know what you consider to be the top homeland security story, issue, event, theme, idea, etc. of 2009. And let us know – briefly – why you selected what you did. The topic should be something you think significantly shaped homeland security in 2009.
You can post your entries in the comments section of this post. Or you can email them directly to us at homelandsecuritywatch[at]gmail.com (replacing the [at] with the @ sign).
You may enter as often as you’d like. Judges will decide the winning entry (and nine runners up — if we get that many entries) using the same epistemologically suspect criteria employed to create such other top ten lists as:
The contest closes on Monday, December 28th. The winning entry will be announced here on Thursday, December 31, 2009.
So take a few minutes and let us know what you think happened in 2009 that is important to the homeland security enterprise.