University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

Should We Feel Homeland Insecurity?


In an age of terrorist attacks, cyber attacks, internet attacks and the emergence of radical extremism across the United States, Americans sense danger everywhere they turn. How vulnerable are we? Is there anything we can do? In this session, former Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, foreign policy specialist Farah Pandith, and Washington Post journalist Carol Leonnig will explore the modern challenges of insuring "homeland security."


Panelists
Carol Leonnig

Carol Leonnig, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter, has worked at The Washington Post since 2000. Leonnig and is an on-air contributor to NBC News and MSNBC. Her new book is "A Very Stable Genius"....

Janet Napolitano

A distinguished public servant, Napolitano served as the U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security from 2009 to 2013, Governor of Arizona from 2003 to 2009, Attorney General of Arizona from 1998 to 2003 and U....

Farah Pandith

Farah Pandith is an author, foreign policy strategist and former diplomat. A world-leading expert and pioneer in countering violent extremism, she is a frequent media commentator and public speaker. Her book is "How We Win: How Cutting-Edge Entrepreneurs, Political Visionaries, Enlightened Business Leaders, and Social Media Mavens Can Defeat the Extremist Threat....

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