Flashcards in Mid-Term Deck (50)
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.
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.
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.
(essentially a subset of national defense) is the posture and capability to thwart, repel, foreign attack and invasion against U.S. territory and population.
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.
the quality or state of being secure: such as a : freedom from danger : safety b : freedom from fear or anxiety
the act or action of defending ; the defense of our country;
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.
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.
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.
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.
seeks to disrupt terrorist financing and supports terrorism investigations.
U.S. Treasury Department
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
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)
how does the U.S. Defense Department provides homeland defense
by way of air
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
maintains an embassy
U.S. State Department
inspection of persons, immigration
- who is coming to the country for what reason
- Who comes here for business, tourism, education
U.S. State Department gives what?
- counterterrorism overseas
Federal Aviation Administration
- domestic counterterrorism
regulation/inspection of trade/goods...search for contraband, hazardous materials
U.S. Customs Service
thwart illegal entry
U.S. Border Patrol
thwart attacks/invasions from overseas
inspection in territorial waters -
- Thwart smugglers, hazards
U.S. Coast Guard
Bottom-Lines (BLs) of 9/11 Report/the VERY MAJOR CATEGORICAL FINDINGS
•FAILURE OF IMAGINATION
•FAILURE OF POLICY
•FAILURE OF CAPABILITIES
•FAILURE OF MANAGEMENT
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.
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.