The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was established shortly after 9/11. It brings together 22 different agencies to protect the United States. Through the years, U.S. embassies all over the world have been targets of protests and violence by terrorist groups and displeased citizens trying to make a point or simply causing chaos and mayhem.
Consider these issues of relevance when responding to Case Assignment 1:
U.S. embassy attacks 2010–2018:
April 5, 2010: Peshawar, Pakistan
October 28, 2011: Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina
September 11, 2012: Cairo, Egypt, and Benghazi, Libya
September 14, 2012: Sana’a, Yemen, and Tunis, Tunisia
February 1, 2013: Ankara, Turkey
September 13, 2013: Herat, Afghanistan
September 28, 2015: Tashkent, Uzbekistan
February 21, 2018: Podgorica, Montenegro
July 26, 2018: Beijing, China
December 1, 2018: Guadalajara, Mexico
Helpful Hint: Check out the U.S. Department of State website at https://www.state.gov/.
Discuss ONE of the three topics listed below. Include details and examples as they pertain to one or more U.S. embassy attacks. Support your work using the provided reading and your own additional research.
What does the United States need to do to:
Prevent an attack at a U.S. embassy in the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, Asia, and South and North America?
Respond to an attack at a U.S. embassy in the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, Asia, and South and North America?
Recover from an attack at a U.S. embassy in the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, Asia, and South and North America?
Your essay should be 3 full pages not counting the title and reference pages. The use of APA formatting is recommended in your essay with 1-inch margins,12-point type, and double spacing throughout. Include a title/cover page, an introduction, answers to the questions, and a concluding paragraph. Provide specific examples to support your point of view when developing your responses to each question. Remember to include in-text citations within the body of the essay when referencing your resources—for example: (Smith, 2019). Also, be sure to include a reference section at the end of your assignment listing all resources (including the required readings) you used to complete your essay. Use strong, credible sources—peer-reviewed references, government documents, and subject matter expert materials—to support your answer.
Direct quotes should be limited and must be designated by quotation marks. Paraphrased ideas must give credit to the original author—for example, (Smith, 2019). Direct copying from “homework help” websites will not receive credit. Once you have completed your assignment within a Word document, please upload your final version to the Case 1 Dropbox. Please note your Turnitin originality score and make revisions as needed. Please contact your instructor with any questions.