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Not Serious XIII

The Homeland Security Department has not yet submitted a strategic plan to Congress on how it intends to improve border security and immigration enforcement, prompting House appropriators to cut funding in the department’s fiscal 2007 budget.

I don’t want to be seen as piling-on given the report from Hugh Hewitt on the disconnect between the White House and BCP, but this is the organization that you hope to execute your Homeland Security Strategy through: prepare to fail.

I want them to succeed. I want them to do well. Unlike Iraq however, the good news isn’t being given short shrift; it is ONLY bad news from this quarter.

Michael Tanji

Michael Tanji

Michael Tanji spent nearly 20 years in the US intelligence community. Trained in both SIGINT and HUMINT disciplines he has worked at the Defense Intelligence Agency, the National Security Agency, and the National Reconnaissance Office. At various points in his career he served as an expert in information warfare, computer network operations, computer forensics, and indications and warning. A veteran of the US Army, Michael has served in both strategic and tactical assignments in the Pacific Theater, the Balkans, and the Middle East.