With the arrival of 2012, Homeland Security needs to focus on some goals, according to the Heritage Foundation.

The Heritage Foundation, a not for profit think tank (and often referred to by Newstalk Host Mark Levin) has assembled a list of much needed changes for Homeland Security in the coming year.  According to federal data used in the Heritage report, 43 significant or serious terrorist plots have been thwarted in the US since 911.  However, the Foundation also reports the number of plots have increased significant in the last few years.  To more effectively combat terrorism-which was the original goal of the department, the Heritage Foundation says there are five critical areas that need overhauling and attention.  See the report here.     Not only will these factors increase the effectiveness of Homeland Security, but result in significant savings to taxpayers as well.