Harvey could be the most costly natural catastrophe in U.S. history. But by focusing on resilience and restoring business operations, it might not need to be.
There are many people and groups that have done amazing things to help the victims of Harvey. Perhaps most impressive among them: the US Coast Guard.
The devastation wrought on Texas by Hurricane Harvey is drawing comparisons to the destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina 12 years ago. While the both storms were severe, the comparison is not apt – and the difference between them is leadership.
While the 2017 hurricane season has been remarkably calm compared to the epic years of the past, there is a looming disaster if Congress does not reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). It has until September 30 to reauthorize a program that five million policyholders are dependent upon for their security.
TSA’s new rule for scanning electronics larger than a cell phone during airport screening is sure to raise the public’s ire, but there is a lot to be said and to applaud about how TSA is rolling out its new electronics and security screening process.
The nomination of USCG Vice Commandant David P. Pekoske to be the next TSA Administrator continues a distinguished tradition of tapping the top ranks of the Coast Guard to lead DHS’ toughest assignments.
President Trump’s withdrawal of the United States from the Paris climate treaty will put more attention on, and give more influence to, the most dynamic of American powers on the climate change issue: the private sector.
The role of aviation security is to protect people from criminal events and not to be muscle when an airline mismanages a flight, as United Airlines did on Sunday.