Homeland Security: A Strategic Perspective

Event offered by:
Foreign Policy Association

Event Details

Wednesday, October 30, 2002
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM 
Banco Santander Central Hispano
New York, NY
Event type
Lecture / Panel  

Event Transcripts and Video

Randall J. Larsen, Director of the ANSER Institute for Homeland Security, will lecture on the challenges facing the United States in its most urgent task -- protecting its citizens from terrorist attacks.

Col. Russell D. Howard, Professor and Head, Department of Social Sciences, United States Military Academy

Event Speakers

    • Randall Larsen - Speaker
      Director, Institute for Homeland Security


      Randall Larsen is Director of the Institute for Homeland Security, a nonprofit public-service research institute in Arlington, Virginia.


      He previously served as the Chairman of the Department of Military Strategy and Operations at the National War College. He has also served as a government advisor to the Defense Science Board (Intelligence Requirements for Homeland Defense panel) and as a research fellow at the Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies. During the past eight years, he has written and lectured extensively on the subjects of asymmetric and biological warfare, and the 21st century challenges of homeland security. Since 9-11 Larsen has met with a wide range of government officials including: Vice President Cheney and Governor Ridge; he has served as an expert witness in both Senate and House of Representative hearings; and provided informational briefings to military, intelligence community and business audiences. He is a co-author of A CEO's Desk Reference for Homeland Security, published by the National Legal Center and scheduled for release in November 2002.