Homeland Security

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    Scanning and Imaging Shipping Containers Overseas: Costs and Alternatives

    Scanning and imaging all U.S.-bound shipping containers at overseas ports would cost $12 billion to $32 billion over 10 years, CBO estimates. Boosting the number of containers imaged at U.S. ports instead would cost considerably less.

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    Federal Reinsurance for Terrorism Risk: An Update

    The federal program that provides insurance against the risk of terrorism expired at the end of 2014. CBO has examined various options for the program and their likely effects on the private sector and on the federal government.