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February 2, 2010

QHSR Released

Filed under: General Homeland Security — by Christopher Bellavita on February 2, 2010

Unless you’ve been in a windowless meeting room all day, you already know this: the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review was delivered to congress today.

You can find it on the DHS site by going to this link: http://www.dhs.gov/xabout/gc_1208534155450.shtm

Or, if you prefer to download your copy from the House Committee on Homeland Security, you can use this link: http://homeland.house.gov/SiteDocuments/20100202095427-07430.pdf

Happy reading.  Looking forward to your reaction to this first Review.

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1 Comment »

Comment by William R. Cumming

February 3, 2010 @ 2:46 am

This report was statutorily mandated but I guess rather than viewing it as an opportunity to review the premises of the departments policies and ops for the first 7 years and modify those if necessary, the DHS QHSR is really just pablum justifying past courses of action. A lot has changed in seven years since March 1, 2003 when the Department opened its doors and too bad that we now have final and conclusive proof from this document that DHS is not what the public administration types call a “Learning organization.” A wasted effort and even more important a wasted opportunity. At least the document could have disclosed what contractor or contractors put the report together and who actually reviewed and decided on its contents. How much did DHS spend on this effort?

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