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The Limitations of the Current U.S. Government Efforts to Secure the Global Supply Chain against Terrorists Smuggling and a Proposed Way Forward

Topics: Homeland Security Theory Policy and Practice, Supply Chain,

This testimony before the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations under the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs discusses the potential of a terrorist attack on a part of the global supply chain, and particularly on the potential disruptions that would cause that may be more harmful than the attack itself. Dr. Flynn focused on the need to recognized the complexities of the global nature of trade, the role of private entities in security, and the need to "trust but verify."

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