Customs and Border Protection essay questions

Respond to the following short essay questions.

There are a few questions under number 1, 2, and 3….do not answer these as single short narratives. There should be ONE unified response for each of the three areas below crafted on the questions posed. Number and state the topic question and then follow with your response to that topic question.

  1. What is the role of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in securing trade in maritime ports? What is the agency’s “current” maritime challenges? Additionally, how did the Homeland Security Act of 2002 change the structure of CBP?Be specific?
  2. What over-arching approach to security strategy is the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) of 2002 employing? (This is not a straight cut and paste answer from the law. It will require your critical analysis of the Act and its’ applications/requirements. What is the over-arching purpose of the act?
  3. How do you see the Global Maritime Transportation system changing in the next decade? With this change what single security issue will be of universal concern and why? Think globally with your response and NOT just within the US.

Technical Requirements:

Length: 2-3 pages per question, double spaced, 1″ margins, 12 pitch type in Times New Roman font

Citations/References: You must use the APA style for this assignment.