Juliette Kayyem...National Security Analyst for CNN

Sue Tabb interviews American author and National Security Analyst for CNN, Juliette Kayyem.  Juliette has spent over 15 years managing complex policy initiatives and organizing government responses to major crises in both state and federal government.  Most recently, she was President Obama’s Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs at the Department of Homeland Security.  There she played a pivotal role in major operations including handling of the H1N1 pandemic and the BP Oil Spill response; she also organized major policy efforts in immigration reform and community resiliency.  She is the recipient of many government honors, including the Distinguished Public Service Award, the Coast Guard’s highest medal awarded to a civilian.  In 2013, she was named the Pulitzer Prize finalist.