L1 Challenge Questions Answers

Hello Friends in this article i am gone to share Homeland Security & Cybersecurity Connection – It’s Not About the Terrorists  by the University of Colorado System  Week 1 | L1 Challenge Questions Answers with you..

Homeland security is about safeguarding the United States from domestic catastrophic destruction. Domestic catastrophic destruction comes in two forms: natural and manmade. For most of history, the manmade variety came in the form of warfare and required the combined resources of a nation state. 

L1 Challenge Questions Answers

Question 1)
What was the strategic significance of the Tokyo Subway Attacks?

  • Aum Shinrikyo almost succeeded in toppling the Japanese government.
  • They were the first employment of a weapon of mass destruction by non-state actors.
  • It was the first time a death sentence had been handed down by the Japanese government.
  • Japan is a major trading partner with the United States.

Prior to this attack, weapons of mass destruction were thought to require the resources of a nation state to develop and deploy.

Question 2)
President Clinton issued PDD-39 appointing which Federal Agency responsibility for preventing a WMD attack by non-state actors against the United States?

  • DHS
  • CIA
  • FBI
  • DoD

PDD-39 issued by President Clinton in 1995 appointed the FBI the Lead Federal Agency for investigating terrorist threats against the United States both at home and abroad.

Question 3)
What action did Congress take based on the findings of the Hart-Rudman Commission

  • Petitioned the President to establish an Office of Homeland Security.
  • Appropriated funds to improve DoD ability to detect and protect against WMD attack.
  • Passed legislation outlawing the deployment of WMD on US territory.
  • Initiated legislation to create a National Homeland Security Agency.

House Resolution 1158 proposing a National Homeland Security Agency was submitted by Congressman William Thornberry (R-TX) in April 2001.


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