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BERT B. TUSSING has been Professor of National Security Affairs for the Center for Strategic Leadership at the U.S. Army War College since October 1999. Among his assignments in the United States Marine Corps during a 24-year military career, he participated in multiple humanitarian relief exercises in the Caribbean; Operation URGENT FURY in Grenada; operations as a part of the Multinational Force in Beirut; Operations PROVIDE PROMISE and DENY FLIGHT in Bosnia; and the final withdrawal of U.S. forces from Somalia. Professor Tussing also served as Marine Corps analyst to the Secretary of the Navy; as a Brookings Legislative Fellow; and as Legislative Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Professor Tussing’s publications include Combating Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Terrorism: A Comprehensive Strategy (Cilluffo, Cardash and Lederman, eds.). He is a graduate (with highest distinction) with a Masters Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College and has a Masters Degree in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College
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Authored by Dr. Antulio J. Echevarria, II, Prof. Bert B. Tussing.
The authors have examined the scope and substance of our National Security Strategy for Homeland Security (NSHS). Disturbingly, they find that the NSHS fails to address the challenges that globalization poses for the security of the American homeland.