An attentive reader sent along this feature story from the Albuquerque Journal, Mission Creep: Homeland Security a “run-away train.” It is the first in a series of three reports on the Department.
The following paragraph suggests the tone of the front page piece published Sunday, April 27
A report by the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service last year found that more than a decade after the Department of Homeland Security’s creation – and despite the specific language in the law that created it – the sprawling agency still didn’t have a clear definition for “homeland security,” or a strategy for integrating the divergent missions that are supposed to achieve it. The report suggested the uncertainty could actually be compromising national security.
Look carefully under “Suggested Reading” at the close of this first piece for two follow-on reports.