Assessing Half a Decade of Homeland Security Five years ago today, President Bush signed the legislation creating the federal Department of Homeland Security. What has gone right in the agency's early years? What hasn't gone so well?
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Assessing Half a Decade of Homeland Security

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Assessing Half a Decade of Homeland Security

Assessing Half a Decade of Homeland Security

Assessing Half a Decade of Homeland Security

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Five years ago today, President Bush signed the legislation creating the federal Department of Homeland Security. What has gone right in the agency's early years? What hasn't gone so well? Paul Light, a professor at New York University's Wagner School of Public Service, offers his insights in a conversation with Liane Hansen.