Disasters and the Role of the Military

As both local and federal officials assess the problems that occurred in response to Hurricane Katrina, there is renewed discussion about the role the military should play in such disasters.

Guests:

Siobhan Gorman, national security correspondent for The Baltimore Sun

Rick Sylves, professor of political science at the University of Delaware and at work on a book about presidential disaster declarations

Gene Healey, senior editor at the Cato Institute

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