Security

Bioterrorism: Growing Threat, Inadequate Budget

By Mark Sharoff In November, 2001, in a briefing with CIA Director George Tenet and NSA Director Condoleeza Rice, Vice President Cheney articulated what in years following would become the “One-Percent Doctrine,” the Bush administration’s approach to threats of “low-probability, high-impact” terrorism. The doctrine holds that if there is, in Ron Suskind’s words, “ a…

National Security in the New Millennium

In April the Georgetown Public Policy Review announced its 2010-2011 edition.  In light of the upcoming 10 year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, our staff decided to focus the publication on “National Security in the New Millennium.” For our headlining interview, Heather Vaughan sat down with Senator Chuck Hagel of Nebraska.  During his Senate career Hagel sat on…