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Understanding Homeland Security: Foundations of Security Policy
I am currently writing a textbook on homeland security (due out from Elsevier  spring 2015).  Unique to this text are interviews with renowned experts in the fields of homeland security and national security.

Latest Articles

Principles of Faith-Based ADR
A boy and a girl shuffle along, stalked by the shadow of poverty, disease, violence, and death. They are on their way to work at their father's shop; but it's doubtful they'll even make the short distance, let alone work in the shop for the day.  And on the way there will be problems. There will be marauders perhaps, or checkpoints. There will be gunshots again, like the ones that kept them up all night. And they will need to duck and run to make it to the safety of the shop, deep inside the Christian quarter... Read more at ADR Times

Other Selected Writing

Do Syrian Refugees Really Pose a National Security Risk?
September 2016 - Pacific Council on International Policy

Pre-flight: Booking and Reservations
July 2013 - Elsevier SciTech Connect

What Are Your Rights at Screenings and Checkpoints?
June 2013 - American Bar Association (ABA) - GP SOLO Magazine

Every Child Deserves to Play: Camp Zeitouna Helps the Youngest Syrian Refugees
June 2013 - The Huffington Post

The Revolution Isn’t Over for the Women of Tahrir Square
February 2011 - The Huffington Post

We Could Use Some Egyptian Courage Ourselves
February 2011 - The Huffington Post

Amid a Turbulent Year, A Rare Sign of Hope in Pakistan
January 2011 - The Huffington Post

The History and Continuing Influence of Pakistan’s Lawyers’ Movement
December 2010 - Muftah.org

In Tough Economic Times, Consider Serving Others by Going on a “Donation-Vacation”
November 2010 - The Huffington Post

SHINE Makes It Easy To Donate Stress-Free To Pakistani Flood Victims, Earthquake Victims In Haiti
October 2010 - The Huffington Post

The Need for a Self-Sustaining Mobile Legal Clinic in Widespread Urban Centers
November 2009 - Pepperdine Law - The Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship & the Law

Context is King: A Practical Guide to Reframing in Mediation
June 2008 - Mediate.com