The first reading report assignment in this class focuses on the case study contained within Chapter 3, Homeland Security. For this assignment, after reading the chapter and the case study, you should write a short report addressing the following:
1. The ways in which intergovernmental relations affected the creation and operation of agencies formed in the wake of 9/11;
2. Criticism of the DHS as it relates to IGR efforts; and
3. A brief statement of your view, opinion, or assessment of homeland security efforts across the various levels of government based on what you’ve read or experienced.
Don’t forget to adhere to all writing guidelines (refer back to the syllabus if you need more information) and to turn in your assignment on time!