Paper, Order, or Assignment Requirements
We consistently hear from both sides in the Washington that the country’s critical infrastructure is in a state of disrepair. Once again, the question rose to a crisis with the Amtrak crash in Philadelphia on May 13. The national strategy to protect critical infrastructure is sufficiently important to warrant a PPD (CI/KR is established by Presidential Policy Directive 21 which superceded HSPD #7) but problems continue to exist. From a risk perspective, why has critical infrastructure development, a national security necessity, continued to lag?