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is a covering term for the generation of military capabilities and the use of military force including intelligence capabilities to protect the U.S. from attack and invasion generally by foreign powers.

national defense

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is that if all these federal and local and private agencies had possessed a different perspective/mindset (homeland security perspective), had been communicating and coordinating with each other better, then 9/11 could have been prevented or at least it would not happen again.

The post-9/11claim/argument

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is a covering term for the coordination and integration of national defense and foreign relations among other national capabilities to maintain national sovereignty, independence, and way of life.

national security

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(essentially a subset of national defense) is the posture and capability to thwart, repel, foreign attack and invasion against U.S. territory and population.

homeland defense

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is the preparation for, the setting of conditions, to prevent terrorist attacks and other lower-levels of violence targeting society specifically, as well as prepare for, and recover from such attacks and natural disasters or man-made hazards.

homeland security

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the quality or state of being secure: such as a : freedom from danger : safety b : freedom from fear or anxiety

security

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the act or action of defending ; the defense of our country;

defense

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Defensive measures used to reduce the vulnerability of individuals and property to terrorist acts, to include rapid containment by local military and civilian forces. Also called AT. See also counterterrorism; terrorism.

antiterrorism

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Information gathered and activities conducted to identify, deceive, exploit, disrupt, or protect against espionage, other intelligence activities, sabotage, or assassinations conducted for or on behalf of foreign powers, organizations or persons or their agents, or international terrorist organizations or activities. Also called CI. See also counterespionage; security.

counterintelligence

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Actions taken directly against terrorist networks and indirectly to influence and render global and regional environments inhospitable to terrorist networks. Also called CT. See also antiterrorism; combating terrorism; terrorism.

counterterrorism

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1. The product resulting from the collection, processing, integration, evaluation, analysis, and interpretation of available information concerning foreign nations, hostile or potentially hostile forces or elements, or areas of actual or potential operations. 2. The activities that result in the product. 3. The organizations engaged in such activities.

intelligence

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seeks to disrupt terrorist financing and supports terrorism investigations.

U.S. Treasury Department

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has an investigatory and emergency management mission in case of terrorist employment of a radiological or nuclear device or weapon on U.S. soil.

U.S. Energy Department

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a joint military command for the mainland U.S.—which provides ground, naval, air, and special operations forces for emergency management/humanitarian assistance and military support to civil authorities (e.g., support to Inaugurations, Olympics, national events) missions.

U.S. Northern Command (NORTHCOM)

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how does the U.S. Defense Department provides homeland defense

by way of air

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generally are the first "line of defense" in a layered homeland security system, especially in those foreign states at peace.

U.S. State Department and the CIA

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maintains an embassy

U.S. State Department

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inspection of persons, immigration
- who is coming to the country for what reason

INS

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visa issuance
- Who comes here for business, tourism, education

U.S. State Department gives what?

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foreign intelligence
- counterterrorism overseas

CIA

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Federal Aviation Administration
airline security/regs

FAA

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counterintelligence
- domestic counterterrorism

FBI

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regulation/inspection of trade/goods...search for contraband, hazardous materials

U.S. Customs Service

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thwart illegal entry

U.S. Border Patrol

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thwart attacks/invasions from overseas

Defense Department

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inspection in territorial waters -
- Thwart smugglers, hazards

U.S. Coast Guard

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Bottom-Lines (BLs) of 9/11 Report/the VERY MAJOR CATEGORICAL FINDINGS

•FAILURE OF IMAGINATION
•FAILURE OF POLICY
•FAILURE OF CAPABILITIES
•FAILURE OF MANAGEMENT

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What is the national mission that seeks to protect a country from hazardous materials and contraband requiring the inspection of persons and goods entering a country at a port of entry and the levying of "duties" (taxes) on lawfully imported goods per law.

Border control

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What is the national mission that seeks to protect a country from smuggled goods and persons and other hazardous materials entering the territorial waters of a country.

Coast Guard

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What is the national mission that seeks to protect a country's frontiers from smuggled goods and persons and other hazardous materials entering from outside official ports of entry.

Customs