Prior to completing this assignment, make certain to read the Unit I Lesson and the required readings for this unit. You will then write an essay that should discuss the following items:
the roles social media and the Internet play in helping to increase the terror threat within the United States;
how previous domestic terror attacks including the attacks at the World Trade Center in 1993, Oklahoma City in 1995, the Khobar Towers in 1996, the USS Cole, and the attacks of September 11, 2001, could lead to future terrorist attacks;
the effect that homeland security and intelligence efforts have had on terrorism since the events of September 11, 2001;
future trends and patterns that may help shape homeland security programs going forward; and
the roles of U.S. government agencies and corresponding policies and legislation in driving contemporary American homeland security.
Your paper must be at least three pages in length. Use at least one additional outside source to support your position. All sources used, including the article, must be referenced. Paraphrased and/or quoted materials must have accompanying in-text citations and references in APA style.