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Explain the reasoning for your decisions, using factual examples, real or hypothetical, to support your assessment.

Learning Goal: I’m working on a international law discussion question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.
As an adviser to the President of the United States, you have been tasked with the assignment of prioritizing a threat assessment of the following risks or hazards noting the respective threat of each to the security of the homeland:
Chemical Hazards
Climate Change
Biological Hazards
Geological Hazards
Nuclear Hazards
Cosmic Objects
In your assessment, list what you consider to be the risk or threat posed by each from most hazardous to least hazardous. Explain the reasoning for your decisions, using factual examples, real or hypothetical, to support your assessment.
Your post, which must be a minimum of 300 words in length, should offer an argument supported by factual and specific examples. All sources, including material from the textbook, as well as any outside sources consulted, must be meticulously cited. APA format is preferred.
Useful links to readings for this discussion. Try to limit to only 1-2 outside sources, try to use the links provided.
Read or view the following:
2014 Quadrennial Security Review, pp. 46-53, 62-65
Request for explanation as to why the 2018 QSR has not been released https://www.pogo.org/document/2019/02/thompson-let…
How Agencies Handle CBRNE Threats, Part 1
How Agencies Handle CBRNE Threats, Part 2
How Agencies Handle CBRNE Threats, Part 3
Supplemental Resources: Useful Articles for Citing in This Week’s Discussion Forum
DHS Risk Lexicon (.pdf file)
Health Emergency and Disaster Risk Framework (.pdf file)
DHS Weapons of Mass Destruction
Significant Cases – Natural Disasters & Severe Weather

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International Law

Which do you consider to be the greatest threat to the security of the U.S.?

While transnational crime and terrorism both pose threats to the security of the homeland, there are significant differences between them as well as similarities. Explain in detail how transnational crime and terrorism are different from one another and how each poses a threat to the security of the United States. Of the two, which do you consider to be the greatest threat to the security of the U.S.? Explain, with specific examples, why you believe this to be so.
Your post, which must be a minimum of 300 wordsin length, should offer an argument supported by factual and specific examples. All sources, including material from the textbook, as well as any outside sources consulted, must be meticulously cited. APA format is preferred.
No plagiarism, I will check and request a refund if anything is found. Make sure you use in text citations in APA format. Thank you.
Book options:
Newson & Jarmon Chapter: 4-5
Read or view at least two (2) of the following:
Lines, Flows and Transnational Crime (.pdf file)
What Lockdown?
Video: Why Domestic Terrorism is an Underestimated National Threat
Should the U.S. Designate Racial Violence as Terrorism?
https://warontherocks.com/2021/11/mexican-cartels-…
HomegrownViolentExtremismAwarenessBrief.pd
National-Strategy-for-Countering-Domestic-Terrorism-3.pdf
Domestic Violent Extremism Poses Heightened Threat.pdf

Supplemental Resources: Useful Articles for Citing in This Week’s Discussion Forum
Disrupting Transnational Criminal Activity: A Law Enforcement Strategy for Homeland Security (.pdf file)
FBI – Transnational Crime
https://www.unodc.org/toc/en/crimes/organized-crim…
Meeting the Challenge of Transnational Crime (.pdf document)
Council on Foreign Relations – What is Terrorism?
Eight Signs of Terrorism
ODNI Counterterrorism Guide
https://www.dni.gov/files/NCTC/documents/news_docu…
Sifting Domestic Terorism from Violent Extremism and Hate Crime.pdf
Pathway to Violence.pdf
https://www.un.org/securitycouncil/ctc/content/bor…
Significant Cases:
Human Trafficking
Terrorism
Major Events

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International Law

Discuss how criminal investigations in the future will likely be more complex and global than in the past

Discuss how criminal investigations in the future will likely be more complex and global than in the past. What factors may make this statement true? Do a little research and find and discuss one type of crime that has emerged within the past three (3) years and has significantly impacted criminal investigations and how.
https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/articles/taking-dark-we…