The Bipartisan Policy Center honored former Gov. Thomas Kean (R-NJ) and former Rep. Lee Hamilton (D-IN) for their work as co-chairs of the 9/11 Commission.
Though the U.S. has put ISIS on the defensive, it still struggles to effectively combat its dangerous ideologies.
The U.S. House of Representatives last week passed H.R. 2825, the Department of Homeland Security Reauthorization Act of 2017. This marks the first time since the Homeland Security Act of 2002 that either chamber of Congress has passed an authorization bill for the Department of Homeland Security.
In 2013, DHS leaders had to report to 88 different committees and subcommittees in Congress. Today it’s 92.
The approach of the past 15 years, dominated by military counterterrorism operations, will not suffice.