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The Critical Infrastructure of Space

Today, we are in the midst of a new space race with dozens of nations competing for the higher ground – in orbit.

Towards TSA 2.0, Part 6 – Merging CBP and TSA

CBP and TSA serve many identical functions. It’s time to consolidate them into a single agency.

Great Infrastructure Takes a National Infrastructure Bank

When it comes to generating economic growth and jobs, infrastructure investment tops the list of the next president’s to-do list.

Congress Heal Thyself: NOW is The Perfect Time

With the new administration, it’s time to fix congressional oversight of the Department of Homeland Security.

Democracy Is Not Dead

America’s security and national identity depends on the right to vote.

The Rewards of Veteran Entrepreneur Service

After military service, many veterans continue to serve the public in another way: entrepreneurship.

CBP Needs to Improve Customer Service at Ports of Entry

Comments to Customs and Border Protection at land ports of entry indicate many people entering the United States find CBP employee conduct to be distasteful.

Comey’s Catch-22 Election Decision

Some are criticizing FBI Director James Comey’s announcement of new e-mails that could have been relevant to the investigation into Hillary Clinton. They call it political meddling. I call it leadership.

DHS Needs a Risk Expert as its Next Secretary

The DHS mandate is fundamentally about risk, and in looking for the next DHS Secretary, we should consider someone with a risk-focused background. Something like an insurance expert.

Launch Inaugural Parade Before the Congressional Luncheon

By Alan Ladwig
Don’t make the public stand in the cold while the new president wines and dines with legislators. There is no reason that the Congressional event can’t take place after the parade.