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Brown's Turf Wars Sapped FEMA's Strength

On Sept. 15, 2003, one of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge's deputies lobbed a bureaucratic hand grenade across his desk. In a seven-page memo, the new department's undersecretary for emergency preparedness and response told Ridge that his organizational plan would cripple America's...... On...

By Michael Grunwald and Susan B. Glasser

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