Keeping America safe is no small task; thousands of issues are in play at any given time, from within and outside of America that can destabilize the status quo. This collection of essays debate several issues relating to national security across three chapters. Readers will examine what elements pose the greatest threats to national security, what measures are effective in keeping America safe, and what Americans will need to do in order to ensure national security. Topics include foreign oil dependence, climate change, nuclear proliferation, wiretapping, no-fly lists, diminished freedom, and national I.D. cards.