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National Strategy Documents

Agencies

  • 2012-2017 Defense Intelligence Agency Strategy
    "On the eve of its 50th anniversary, the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has evolved into a much different institution than when it was established. Since 1961, DIA contributions have been instrumental in shaping si… more
    2011
    12051KB
  • 2014 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review
    "In this report, we conclude that we will continue to adhere to the five basic homeland security missions set forth in the first Quadrennial Homeland Security Review report in 2010, but that these missions must be ref… more
    2014-06-18
    10174KB
  • Bottom-Up Review Report [July 2010]
    "The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was formed in the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, as part of a deliberate and determined national effort to safeguard the United States against terrorism.… more
    2010-07
    686KB
  • Department of Homeland Security Strategic Plan: Fiscal Years 2012-2016
    "The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years (FY) 2012-2016 presents the Department’s goals, derived from the conclusions of the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review (QHSR) and the Bottom-… more
    2012-02
    1064KB
  • FEMA Strategic Plan 2014-2018
    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Strategic Plan outlines five "Strategic Priorities" which intend to produce "16 Key Outcomes." From the Executive Summary: "The 2014-2018 FEMA Strateg… more
    2014
    8323KB
  • One Team, One Mission, Securing Our Homeland: U.S. Department of Homeland Security Strategic Plan Fiscal Years 2008 - 2013
    This U. S. Department of Homeland Security Strategic Plan Fiscal Years 2008-2013 discusses the department’s vision, strategy and goals for the coming years listed. The following is taken from the report: "The 2008 Str… more
    2008-09-17
    932KB
  • Quadrennial Homeland Security Review Report: A Strategic Framework for a Secure Homeland
    The 2010 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review (QHSR) Report outlines "the strategic framework to guide the activities of participants in homeland security toward a common end. With respect to DHS [Department of Homelan… more
    2010-02
    972KB
  • Securing Our Homeland: U.S. Department of Homeland Security Strategic Plan
    "The National Strategy for Homeland Security and the Homeland Security Act of 2002 served to mobilize and organize our nation to secure the homeland from terrorist attacks. This is an exceedingly complex mission that … more
    2004-02-24
    6201KB
  • Strategy for Homeland Defense and Civil Support
    The Strategy for Homeland Defense and Civil Support articulates strategic goals and objectives and provides direction to relevant Homeland Defense activities across the department. These activities include deterring and pr… more
    2005-06
    1234KB
  • Strategy for Homeland Defense and Defense Support of Civil Authorities
    "Defending U.S. territory and the people of the United States is the highest priority of the Department of Defense (DoD), and providing appropriate defense support of civil authorities (DSCA) is one of the Department'… more
    2013-02
    11555KB
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response Strategic Plan 2007 - 2012
    "This ASPR Strategic Plan represents the culmination of a six-month strategic planning process. Our goal is to provide direction for the entire ASPR Office over the next five years. This is a dynamic document, but it i… more
    2006
    4947KB
National Strategy Documents

Aviation Security

  • Air Domain Surveillance and Intelligence Integration Plan, Supporting Plan to the National Strategy for Aviation Security, March 26, 2007
    "Air Domain awareness is the effective understanding of threats associated with the Air Domain that could impact the security, safety, or economy of the United States. Achieving such understanding requires close coord… more
    2007-03-26
    143KB
  • Aviation Operational Threat Response Plan, Supporting Plan to the National Strategy for Aviation Security, March 26, 2007
    "The Aviation Operational Threat Response Plan (Plan) directs the coordination, as appropriate, of the United States Government operational response to terrorist, criminal, and hostile state threats to, or attacks aga… more
    2007-03-26
    114KB
  • Aviation Transportation System Security Plan, Supporting Plan to the National Strategy for Aviation Security, March 26, 2007
    "The United States Government responded to the attacks of September 11, 2001, with an unambiguous, comprehensive increase in measures to enhance aviation security. Significant improvements were made to existing securi… more
    2007-03-26
    117KB
  • Domestic Outreach Plan, Supporting Plan to the National Strategy for Aviation Security, March 26, 2007
    "The United States Government responded to the attacks of September 11, 2001, with an unambiguous, comprehensive increase in measures to enhance aviation security. It was quickly apparent that the active, layered avia… more
    2007-03-26
    68KB
  • International Outreach Plan, Supporting Plan to the National Strategy for Aviation Security, March 26, 2007
    "The support of allies around the world is vital to the security of the nation, as events beyond our borders have an undeniable impact on United States’ interests. These facts resonated loudly following the attacks of… more
    2007-03-26
    71KB
  • National Strategy for Aviation Security
    "The security and economic prosperity of the United States depend significantly upon the secure operation of its aviation system and use of the world's airspace by the Nation, its international partners, and legitimat… more
    2007-03-26
    158KB
National Strategy Documents

Borders and Immigration

  • 2012 – 2016 Border Patrol Strategic Plan
    "The 2012-2016 Strategic Plan supports national-level strategies, such as the President's Strategy to Combat Transnational Organized Crime and the National Drug Control Strategy; departmental strategies, in particular… more
    2012?
    10036KB
  • National Border Patrol Strategy
    "The National Border Patrol Strategy has an ambitious goal: operational control of our nations border, and particularly our borders with Mexico and Canada. This is a goal vital to our national security. The new Nation… more
    2004
    1324KB
  • National Northern Border Counternarcotics Strategy [2012]
    "Transnational Criminal Organizations (TCOs) operating on both sides of the United States and Canada border are exploiting the international boundary to move proceeds from illegal drugs sold in the United States and C… more
    2012-01
    651KB
  • National Northern Border Counternarcotics Strategy [2014]
    "The National Northern Border Counternarcotics Strategy (Strategy) sets forth the Administration's plan to prevent the illegal trafficking of drugs across the U.S.-Canada border. This Strategy was mandated by the U.S.… more
    2014-08
    340KB
  • National Southwest Border Counternarcotics Strategy 2009
    This document is the June 2009 updated U.S. National Southwest Border Counternarcotics Strategy from the U.S. Office of National Drug Control Policy. "The original National Southwest Border Counternarcotics Strategy wa… more
    2009-06
    663KB
  • National Southwest Border Counternarcotics Strategy [2011]
    "Illicit trafficking across the Southwest border continues to be a chronic threat to our Nation and one of the top homeland security priorities for the United States. Transnational criminal organizations in Mexico dom… more
    2011-07
    777KB
  • Northern Border Strategy
    "The U.S.-Canada border is the longest common border in the world, and it joins two nations that enjoy one of the world's strongest relationships. With communities and businesses that reach both sides of the border, t… more
    2012-06
    1278KB
  • Protecting America; U.S. Customs and Border Protection 2005-2010 Strategic Plan
    "This FY 2005-2010 Strategic Plan sets out a vision for CBP. It delineates the strategic goals and objectives that CBP must achieve to be successful at carrying out its extraordinarily important mission while facilit… more
    2006-01-18
    2036KB
  • Secure Borders, Safe Travel, Legal Trade: U.S. Customs and Border Protection Fiscal Year 2009-2014 Strategic Plan
    "A number of factors have significantly influenced the content of this strategic plan. CBP [Customs and Border Protection] is the Nation's frontline border agency with the dual mission of securing the Nation's borders … more
    2009-07
    1492KB
National Strategy Documents

Infrastructure

  • Banking and Finance: Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources Sector-Specific Plan as input to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan
    "The Banking and Finance Sector accounts for more than 8 percent of the U.S. annual gross domestic product and is the backbone for the world economy. As direct attacks and public statements by terrorist organizations … more
    2007-05
    3087KB
  • Banking and Finance Sector-Specific Plan: An Annex to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan [2010]
    "We are writing to transmit the Banking and Finance Sector-Specific Plan (SSP), which was prepared and approved in 2010. The U.S. Department of the Treasury, as the Sector-Specific Agency for the Banking and Finance S… more
    2010
    3533KB
  • Chemical Sector-Specific Plan: An Annex to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan [2010]
    "The Chemical Sector-Specific Plan provides the unifying structure for the integration of Chemical Sector protection efforts into a single national program to help achieve the goal of a safe, secure, and resilient Ameri… more
    2010
    1425KB
  • Commercial Facilities Sector-Specific Plan: An Annex to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan [2010]
    "The Commercial Facilities (CF) Sector is widely diverse in both scope and function. A dominant influence on the Nation’s economy, this sector includes retail centers, hotels, casinos, theme parks, motion picture produc… more
    2010
    1528KB
  • Communications Sector-Specific Plan: An Annex to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan [2010]
    "The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Communications System (NCS) serves as the Sector-Specific Agency for the Communications Sector. Private sector owners and operators have enjoyed a close working … more
    2010
    2993KB
  • Critical Manufacturing Sector-Specific Plan: An Annex to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan [2010]
    "The Critical Manufacturing Sector was established by DHS [Department of Homeland Security] in 2008; this document represents the original Critical Manufacturing SSP [Sector-Specific Plan]. The SSP provides the unifying… more
    2010
    1240KB
  • Dams Sector-Specific Plan: An Annex to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan [2010]
    "The National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) provides the unifying structure for the integration of critical infrastructure and key resources (CIKR) protection and resilience efforts as part of a coordinated nati… more
    2010
    1523KB
  • Defense Industrial Base: Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources Sector-Specific Plan as input to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan
    "This Defense Industrial Base (DIB) Sector-Specific Plan (SSP), developed in collaboration with industry and government security partners, provides sector-level critical infrastructure and key resources (CI/KR) protec… more
    2007-05
    3104KB
  • Defense Industrial Base Sector-Specific Plan: An Annex to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan [2010]
    "The Defense Industrial Base (DIB) is an unmatched element of national power that differentiates the United States from all potential opponents. In 2009, the Secretary of Homeland Security published the updated Nation… more
    2010
    1223KB
  • Education Facilities Sector-Specific Plan: An Annex to the Government Facilities Sector-Specific Plan
    "Critical infrastructure and key resources (CIKR) provide the essential services that support basic elements of American society. Compromise of these CIKR could disrupt key government and industry activities, faciliti… more
    2010
    1358KB
  • Emergency Services Sector-Specific Plan: An Annex to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan [2010]
    "The National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) provides the unifying structure for the integration of critical infrastructure and key resources (CIKR) protection efforts into a single national program. The NIPP p… more
    2010
    3815KB
  • Energy Sector-Specific Plan: An Annex to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan [2010]
    "In January 2009, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced completion of the revised version of the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP), a comprehensive risk management framework that defines … more
    2010
    3692KB
  • Food and Agriculture Sector-Specific Plan: An Annex to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan [2010]
    This Food and Agriculture Sector-Specific Plan (SSP) is an annex to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) and an update to the 2007 version. "The Food and Agriculture SSP contained herein is a result of ove… more
    2010
    3314KB
  • Healthcare and Public Health Sector-Specific Plan: An Annex to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan [2010]
    "The Transportation Systems Sector-Specific Plan (SSP) is the strategic plan for the sector fulfilling the requirements of Homeland Security Presidential Directive 7 (HSPD-7): Critical Infrastructure Identification, P… more
    2010
    2269KB
  • Information Technology Sector-Specific Plan: An Annex to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan [2010]
    "During the past year, members of the Information Technology (IT) Government Coordinating Council (GCC) and the IT Sector Coordinating Council (SCC) collaborated to develop the 2010 IT Sector-Specific Plan (SSP). The IT… more
    2010
    1542KB
  • National Infrastructure Protection Plan: Partnering to Enhance Protection and Resiliency, 2009
    "Protecting and ensuring the resiliency of the critical infrastructure and key resources (CIKR) of the United States is essential to the Nation’s security, public health and safety, economic vitality, and way of life. A… more
    2009
    4758KB
  • National Monuments and Icons Sector-Specific Plan: An Annex to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan [2010]
    "The National Monuments and Icons (NMI) Sector-Specific Plan (SSP) was created to complement the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) in improving protection of the NMI Sector in an all-hazard environment. T… more
    2010
    1345KB
  • National Strategy for the Physical Protection of Critical Infrastructures and Key Assets
    The National Strategy for the Physical Protection of Critical Infrastructure and Key Assets establishes a foundation for building and fostering the cooperative environment in which government, industry, and private citizens … more
    2003-02
    17KB
  • Nuclear Reactors, Materials, and Waste Sector-Specific Plan: An Annex to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan [2010]
    "Protection of critical infrastructure and key resources (CIKR) is a necessary component of overall protection of the United States. Terrorist attacks, as well as unintentional manmade accidents and natural disasters,… more
    2010
    1639KB
  • Transportation Sector-Specific Plan: Aviation Model Annex
    "The comprehensive increase in measures to enhance aviation security following September 11, 2001, led to significant improvements in existing security processes, operations, and technologies in each area of the aviat… more
    2007-05
    157KB
  • Transportation Sector-Specific Plan: Freight Rail Modal Annex
    "The fundamental challenge to securing the freight rail network is to protect against a constantly changing, unpredictable threat environment without impeding the continuous movement and free flow of commerce. While t… more
    2007-05
    96KB
  • Transportation Sector-Specific Plan: Highway Infrastructure and Motor Carrier Modal Annex
    "The Highway Infrastructure and Motor Carrier Modal Annex to the Transportation Sector Specific Plan (TSSP) describes how transportation sector goals and objectives will be achieved to protect the highway transportati… more
    2007-05
    209KB
  • Transportation Sector-Specific Plan: Maritime Modal Annex
    "Salt water covers more than two-thirds of the earth's surface. These waters comprise an immense maritime domain, a continuous body of water that is the earth's greatest defining geographic feature. Ships that ply the… more
    2007-05
    338KB
  • Transportation Sector-Specific Plan: Mass Transit Modal Annex
    "The mass transit and passenger rail industry and their Federal, State and local partners face many challenges in their efforts to provide a secure and protected public transportation environment. The systems are open… more
    2007-06
    225KB
  • Transportation Sector-Specific Plan: Pipeline Modal Annex
    "Each day, thousands of businesses and millions of people rely on the safe, secure, and efficient movement of commodities through the transportation system. Manmade or natural disruptions to this critical system could… more
    2007-05
    282KB
  • Transportation Systems: Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources Sector-Specific Plan as input to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan
    "The Transportation Systems Sector - a sector that comprises all modes of transportation (Aviation, Maritime, Mass Transit, Highway, Freight Rail, and Pipeline) - is a vast, open, interdependent networked system that … more
    2007-05
    3749KB
  • Transportation Systems Sector-Specific Plan: An Annex to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan [2010]
    "The Transportation Systems Sector-Specific Plan (SSP) is the strategic plan for the sector fulfilling the requirements of Homeland Security Presidential Directive 7 (HSPD-7): Critical Infrastructure Identification, P… more
    2010
    7791KB
  • Water: Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources Sector-Specific Plan as input to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan
    "There are approximately 160,000 public drinking water utilities and more than 16,000 wastewater utilities in the United States. About 84 percent of the U.S. population receives its potable water from these drinking w… more
    2007-05
    2938KB
  • Water Sector-Specific Plan: An Annex to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan [2010]
    "Water Sector infrastructure, which consists of drinking water and wastewater systems, has a long history of implementing programs to provide clean and safe water, thereby protecting public health and the environment … more
    2010
    1458KB
National Strategy Documents

Intelligence

  • Defense Intelligence Strategy [2008]
    "[Defense Intelligence] has two missions: first, to respond to the unique policy, operational and acquisition requirements of the Department of Defense, and second, to respond to national intelligence missions assigne… more
    2008
    2763KB
  • National Counterintelligence Strategy of the United States, 2005
    "This document sets forth the national counterintelligence strategy of the United States in the context of our broad national security objectives and the foreign intelligence threats we face. The strategy draws upon t… more
    2005-03
    136KB
  • National Counterintelligence Strategy of the United States of America, 2007
    "The National Counterintelligence Strategy of the United States of America elaborates the fundamental responsibility for US intelligence to warn of and help prevent terrorist attacks against the homeland, engage other… more
    2007-03
    530KB
  • National Counterintelligence Strategy of the United States of America, 2009
    "Strategy development is an ever-evolving and active process that ensures countries, institutions, and private industry look toward the future, provides direction, and sets appropriate goals and objectives. As the Nati… more
    2009
    1925KB
  • National Cryptologic Strategy for the 21st Century
    "These pages outline the National Security Agency/Central Security Service's strategic plan for the 21st century, and how we intend to achieve our goal: information superiority for America." Five sub goals relati… more
    1996
    11751KB
  • National Intelligence Strategy of the United States of America
    From the "Purpose" section: "In support of the National Security Strategy, which sets forth national security priorities, the National Intelligence Strategy (NIS) provides the IC [Intelligence Community] with the mission d… more
    2014
    4788KB
  • National Intelligence Strategy of the United States of America, August 2009
    "The United States faces a complex and rapidly shifting international security landscape. Events at home and abroad move quickly, often in an interconnected fashion, driven by the pace of technological change and inter… more
    2009-08
    5997KB
  • National Intelligence Strategy of the United States of America: Transformation through Integration and Innovation
    "The stakes for America in the 21st century demand that we be more agile and resourceful than our adversaries. Our strategy is to integrate, through intelligence policy, doctrine, and technology, the different enterpr… more
    2005-10
    710KB
  • National Security Space Strategy, Unclassified Summary
    Space security not only plays a vital role in strengthening U.S. national security, it also supports diplomatic efforts and empowers the U.S. economy. As more nations seek space and counterspace abilities, the United States… more
    2011-01
    826KB
  • National Strategy for Information Sharing and Safeguarding
    "Our national security depends on our ability to share the right information, with the right people, at the right time. This information sharing mandate requires sustained and responsible collaboration between Federal… more
    2012-12
    361KB
  • National Strategy for Information Sharing: Successes and Challenges in Improving Terrorism-Related Information Sharing
    This 48-page document addresses information sharing at the federal level, with state, local, and tribal governments, with the private sector, and with foreign partners. It concludes with sections addressing privacy and oth… more
    2007-10
    445KB
  • United States Intelligence Community: Information Sharing Strategy
    This document produced by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence is a strategy to improve information sharing amongst intelligence professionals in order to strengthen national security. "This document la… more
    2008-02-22
    1845KB
  • US Intelligence Community’s Five Year Strategic Human Capital Plan- An Annex to the US National Intelligence Strategy
    "This five year plan for identifying, recruiting and retaining people crucial to fulfilling the goals of the National Intelligence Strategy has three major goals; build an agile force, win the war for talent and creat… more
    2006-06-22
    1273KB
National Strategy Documents

International

  • National Strategy for the Arctic Region
    "Through this 'National Strategy for the Arctic Region', we seek to guide, prioritize, and synchronize efforts to protect U.S. national and homeland security interests, promote responsible stewardship, and foster inte… more
    2013-05
    455KB
  • U.S. National Strategy for Public Diplomacy and Strategic Communication
    "Public diplomacy and strategic communication should always strive to support our nation's fundamental values and national security objectives. All communication and public diplomacy activities should: Underscore our … more
    2007
    160KB
  • U.S. Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa
    From the foreword by President Barack Obama: "As we look toward the future, it is clear that Africa is more important than ever to the security and prosperity of the international community, and to the United States i… more
    2012-06
    440KB
National Strategy Documents

Law Enforcement

  • National Drug Control Strategies [HSDL Holdings]
    This Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) holdings list contains the National Drug Control Strategies issued by the White House. The reports focus on reducing drug use and its consequences, and calls for prevention, education, community action, rehabilitation, and collaboration.
    47KB
  • National Money Laundering Strategies [HSDL Holdings]
    This Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) holdings list contains the National Money Laundering Strategies from the United States Department of the Treasury. The reports focus on the deterrence of money laundering and t… more
    45KB
  • National Strategy for Biosurveillance
    "The 'National Strategy for Biosurveillance' sets forth the United States Government approach to strengthen our national biosurveillance enterprise and describes a core set of functions critical to this Strategy's suc… more
    2012-07
    416KB
  • Strategy to Combat Transnational Organized Crime: Addressing Converging Threats to National Security
    "The Strategy to Combat Transnational Organized Crime applies all elements of national power to protect citizens and U.S. national security interests from the convergence of 21st century transnational criminal threats… more
    2011-07
    838KB
National Strategy Documents

Maritime

  • Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower
    "The security, prosperity, and vital interests of the United States are increasingly coupled to those of other nations. Our Nation's interests are best served by fostering a peaceful global system comprised of interde… more
    Allen, Thad W.; Conway, James T.; Roughead, Gary, 1951-
    2007-10
    1859KB
  • Domestic Outreach Plan
    "The Domestic Outreach Policy Action Working Group was one of eight working groups assigned to develop implementation plans in support of the National Strategy for Maritime Security (NSMS). Acting on the direction of … more
    2005-10
    110KB
  • Global Maritime Intelligence Integration Plan for the National Strategy for Maritime Security
    "Due to its complex nature and immense size, the Maritime Domain is particularly susceptible to exploitation and disruption by individuals, organizations, and nation states. The United States has more than 95,000 mile… more
    2005-10
    283KB
  • International Outreach and Coordination Strategy for the National Strategy for Maritime Security
    "The International Outreach and Coordination Strategy focuses on (1) garnering international support for maritime security programs and initiatives that are central to an effective global maritime security framework a… more
    2005-11
    231KB
  • Maritime Commerce Security Plan for the National Strategy for Maritime Security
    "Maritime Commerce Security Plan establishes a comprehensive plan to secure the maritime supply chain. The Maritime Commerce Security Plan was developed in conjunction with the other component plans of the National St… more
    2005-10
    176KB
  • Maritime Infrastructure Recovery Plan for the National Strategy for Maritime Security
    "The MIRP [Maritime Infrastructure Recovery Plan] contains procedures for recovery management and provides mechanisms for national, regional, and local decision-makers to set priorities for redirecting commerce, a pri… more
    2006-04
    1864KB
  • National Maritime Domain Awareness Plan for the National Strategy for Maritime Security
    "Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) is the effective understanding of anything associated with the maritime domain that could impact the security, safety, economy, or environment of the United States. The Maritime Domain… more
    2013-12
    0KB
  • National Plan to Achieve Maritime Domain Awareness for the National Strategy for Maritime Security
    "The National Plan to Achieve Maritime Domain Awareness lays the foundation for an effective understanding of anything associated with the Maritime Domain that could impact the security, safety, economy, or environmen… more
    2005-10
    504KB
  • National Strategy for Maritime Security
    "Maritime security is best achieved by blending public and private maritime security activities on a global scale into an integrated effort that addresses all maritime threats. The new National Strategy for Maritime S… more
    2005-09
    269KB
  • National Strategy for the Marine Transportation System: A Framework for Action
    "As one of the world 's leading maritime and trading nations, the United States relies on an effective and efficient Marine Transportation System (MTS) to facilitate commerce and project our national security. On Decem… more
    2008-07
    1207KB
  • Small Vessel Security Strategy [April 2008]
    "This strategy identifies specific goals where efforts can achieve the greatest impacts across the breadth of the maritime domain. Its guiding principles are: developing risk-based decision making solutions; enhancing… more
    2008-01-09
    1346KB
  • U.S. Coast Guard Strategy for Maritime Safety, Security, and Stewardship
    From the Strategy: "This Strategy identifies strategic priorities for implementation across all Coast Guard missions in support of America’s maritime safety, security, and stewardship interests. It focuses on enhance… more
    2007-01
    4062KB
National Strategy Documents

Military

  • Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower
    "The security, prosperity, and vital interests of the United States are increasingly coupled to those of other nations. Our Nation's interests are best served by fostering a peaceful global system comprised of interde… more
    Allen, Thad W.; Conway, James T.; Roughead, Gary, 1951-
    2007-10
    1859KB
  • DOD Arctic Strategy [November 2013]
    "The Arctic is at a strategic inflection point as its ice cap is diminishing more rapidly than projected and human activity, driven by economic opportunity--ranging from oil, gas, and mineral exploration to fishing, s… more
    2013-11
    3156KB
  • Maritime Transportation System Security Recommendations for the National Strategy for Maritime Security
    "Maritime Transportation System Security is an essential component to the National Strategy for Maritime Security. As a Nation we must do more to prevent terrorist attacks in the maritime domain, and protect critical … more
    2005-10
    417KB
  • National Defense Strategy [June 2008]
    The [Department of Defense] DoD released the 2008 National Defense Strategy today [July 31, 2008]. The strategy outlines the national approach to the defense of this nation and its interests. The NDS is issued periodically… more
    2008-06
    368KB
  • National Defense Strategy [March 2005]
    "America is a nation at war. We face a diverse set of security challenges. Yet, we still live in an era of advantage and opportunity. The National Defense Strategy outlines an active, layered approach to the defense of t… more
    2005-03
    1674KB
  • National Military Strategic Plan for the War on Terrorism
    "The National Military Strategic Plan for the War on Terrorism (NMSP-WOT) constitutes the comprehensive military plan to prosecute the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) for the Armed Forces of the United States. This doc… more
    2006-02-01
    27130KB
  • National Military Strategy of the United States of America 2004: A Strategy for Today; A Vision for Tomorrow
    The National Military Strategy (NMS) is exemplified by three priorities: winning the War on Terrorism, enhancing joint warfighting and transforming for the future. The NMS is guided by goals and objectives contained in t… more
    2004
    471KB
  • National Military Strategy of the United States of America 2011: Redefining America's Military Leadership
    "This strategy is derived from a thorough assessment of the strategic environment and how to advance our national interests within it. It describes how the Joint Force will redefine America's military leadership by ena… more
    2011-02-08
    5781KB
  • National Strategy for Victory in Iraq
    "The following document articulates the broad strategy the President set forth in 2003 and provides an update on our progress as well as the challenges remaining." The Strategy details how the United States will … more
    2005-11
    401KB
  • Sustaining U.S. Global Leadership: Priorities for 21st Century Defense & Quadrennial Roles and Missions Review 2012
    From the letter of Leon E. Panetta and General Martin E. Dempsey to the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services: "Enclosed for your review is a copy of 'Sustaining U.S. Global Leadership: Priorities for 21st Century Defens… more
    2012-07-20
    11375KB
National Strategy Documents

National Security

  • Leading Through Civilian Power: The First Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review
    “United States civilians ask one question again and again: How can we do a better job of advancing the interests of the American people? The answer should be the same for every agency and department: We can work smarter and… more
    2010-12
    17440KB
  • National Security Strategies [HSDL Holdings]
    This link provides a list of National Security Strategies. Issued by the President annually per Congressional mandate, these documents provide guidance for the entire U.S. government's security strategy. Included are reports for many of the years between 1987 and 2010.
    54KB
  • National Security Strategy [2010]
    The 2010 National Security Strategy of the United States begins with an overview of national security: "At the dawn of the 21st century, the United States of America faces a broad and complex array of challenges to our… more
    2010-05
    1926KB
  • National Security Strategy of the United States [1998]
    The security environment in which we live is dynamic and uncertain, replete with a host of threats and challenges that have the potential to grow more deadly, but also offering unprecedented opportunities to avert those thre… more
    1998-10
    290KB
  • National Security Strategy of the United States of America [2002]
    "The U.S. national security strategy will be based on a distinctly American internationalism that reflects the union of the values and our national interest. The aim of this strategy is to help make the world not just sa… more
    2002-09
    367KB
  • National Security Strategy of the United States of America [March 2006]
    From the text: "It is the policy of the United States to seek and support democratic movements and institutions in every nation and culture, with the ultimate goal of ending tyranny in our world. In the world today, t… more
    2006-03
    649KB
  • National Strategy for Homeland Security: October 2007
    "The purpose of our Strategy is to guide, organize, and unify our Nation's homeland security efforts. It provides a common framework by which our entire Nation should focus its efforts on the following four goals: 1. … more
    2007-10-05
    614KB
  • Strategy for Homeland Defense and Civil Support
    The Strategy for Homeland Defense and Civil Support articulates strategic goals and objectives and provides direction to relevant Homeland Defense activities across the department. These activities include deterring and pr… more
    2005-06
    1234KB
National Strategy Documents

Pandemics

  • Department of Defense Implementation Plan for Pandemic Influenza
    "This plan implements the White House 'National Pandemic Influenza Strategy Implementation Plan.' It provides strategic guidance to all Department of Defense components for preparation and response to an outbreak of p… more
    2006-08
    443KB
  • National Strategy for Countering Biological Threats [Presidential Policy Directive 2]
    From the White House Press Release (December 9, 2009): “Today, President Obama released the National Strategy for Countering Biological Threats. This Strategy outlines the President’s vision for addressing the challenges fr… more
    2009-11
    490KB
  • National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza
    "The National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza guides our preparedness and response to an influenza pandemic, with the intent of (1) stopping, slowing or otherwise limiting the spread of a pandemic to the United States… more
    United States. Homeland Security Council
    2005-11
    719KB
  • National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza: Implementation Plan
    "A new influenza strain, influenza A (H5N1), is spreading through bird populations across Asia, Africa, and Europe, infecting domesticated birds, including ducks and chickens, and long-range migratory birds. In respon… more
    United States. Homeland Security Council
    2006-05
    2623KB
National Strategy Documents

Public Health

  • BARDA Strategic Plan 2011-2016
    Taken from the Office of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority Strategic Plan: "Within the last ten years, the United States has experienced an intentional attack with a biological agent in the fo… more
    2011?
    345KB
  • CDC HIV Prevention Strategic Plan
    "HIV continues to pose a significant threat to Americans' health and well-being, with African Americans and men who have sex with men (MSM) of all races most severely affected. While African Americans account for 13 p… more
    2007-10
    1734KB
  • National Health Security Strategy of the United States of America
    "This document presents the Nation’s first National Health Security Strategy (NHSS), which is intended to help galvanize efforts to minimize the health consequences associated with significant health incidents.1 The NH… more
    2009-12
    655KB
  • National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States
    "President Obama committed to developing a National HIV/AIDS Strategy with three primary goals: 1) reducing the number of people who become infected with HIV, 2) increasing access to care and optimizing health outcomes… more
    2010-07
    562KB
  • National Strategic Plan for Public Health Preparedness and Response
    "CDC [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention] provides technical assistance and resources to state and local public health agencies to support their efforts to build prepared and resilient communities. CDC provide… more
    2011-09
    368KB
  • National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza
    "The National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza guides our preparedness and response to an influenza pandemic, with the intent of (1) stopping, slowing or otherwise limiting the spread of a pandemic to the United States… more
    United States. Homeland Security Council
    2005-11
    719KB
  • NIH Strategic Plan and Research Agenda for Medical Countermeasures Against Radiological and Nuclear Threats
    "In 2004, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services tasked the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to develop a strategic plan and research agenda to guide all activities of the Nation… more
    2005-06
    1687KB
National Strategy Documents

Space

  • National Security Space Strategy, Unclassified Summary
    Space security not only plays a vital role in strengthening U.S. national security, it also supports diplomatic efforts and empowers the U.S. economy. As more nations seek space and counterspace abilities, the United States… more
    2011-01
    826KB
  • National Space Policy of the United States of America [Presidential Policy Directive 4]
    "The legacy of success in space and its transformation also presents new challenges. When the space age began, the opportunities to use space were limited to only a few nations, and there were limited consequences for … more
    2010-06-28
    359KB
  • U.S. National Space Policy
    "The President authorized a new national space policy on August 31, 2006 that establishes overarching national policy that governs the conduct of U.S. space activities. This policy supersedes Presidential Decision Dir… more
    2006-08-31
    45KB
National Strategy Documents

Technology

  • Digital Government: Building a 21st Century Platform to Better Serve the American People
    "Mission drives agencies, and the need to deliver better services to customers at a lower cost--whether an agency is supporting the warfighter overseas, a teacher seeking classroom resources or a family figuring out h… more
    2012-05-23
    676KB
  • International Strategy for Cyberspace: Prosperity, Security, and Openness in a Networked World
    "The foundation of the United States' international cyberspace policy is the belief that networked technologies hold immense potential for our Nation, and for the world. Over the last three decades we, the United States… more
    2011-05
    2567KB
  • National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace: Enhancing Online Choice, Efficiency, Security and Privacy
    "A secure cyberspace is critical to our prosperity. We use the Internet and other online environments to increase our productivity, as a platform for innovation, and as a venue in which to create new businesses ‘Our dig… more
    2011-04
    2505KB
  • National Strategy to Combat Identity Theft
    "Identity theft has swiftly become a serious issue for victims, police, and prosecutors, and is a problem that is requiring an increased commitment of resources by private enterprise. The Major Cities Chiefs Associat… more
    2006-05
    1647KB
  • National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace
    The Nation's critical infrastructure includes hundreds of thousands of interconnected computers, servers, routers, switches, and fiber optic cables known as cyberspace. The National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace outlines the… more
    2003-02
    1004KB
National Strategy Documents

Terrorism threats

  • National Strategy for Combating Terrorism [Updated September 2006]
    This updated strategy sets the course for winning the War on Terror. It builds directly from the National Security Strategy issued in March 2006 as well as the February 2003 National Strategy for Combating Terrorism, and i… more
    2006-09
    1728KB
  • National Strategy for Counterterrorism
    "As the President affirmed in his 2010 National Security Strategy, he bears no greater responsibility than ensuring the safety and security of the American people. This National Strategy for Counterterrorism sets out … more
    2011-06-28
    1380KB
  • National Strategy to Combat Terrorist Travel
    "The goal of the NSCTT is to fight terrorist travel globally. The NSCTT identifies eight key steps necessary to achieve that goal: 1. Identify known or suspected terrorists; 2. Ensure broad data sharing across the US … more
    2006-05-02
    5155KB
National Strategy Documents

Transportation

  • National Strategy for Aviation Security
    "The security and economic prosperity of the United States depend significantly upon the secure operation of its aviation system and use of the world's airspace by the Nation, its international partners, and legitimat… more
    2007-03-26
    158KB
  • National Strategy for Global Supply Chain Security
    "In recent years, advances in communications technology, along with reductions in trade barriers and production costs, have opened new markets and created new jobs and opportunity for workers. The global supply chain … more
    2012-01
    1122KB
  • Transportation Systems: Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources Sector-Specific Plan as input to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan
    "The Transportation Systems Sector - a sector that comprises all modes of transportation (Aviation, Maritime, Mass Transit, Highway, Freight Rail, and Pipeline) - is a vast, open, interdependent networked system that … more
    2007-05
    3749KB
National Strategy Documents

Weapons

  • Chemical Biological Defense Program Strategic Plan, September 30, 2008
    "The Strategic Plan for the Chemical and Biological Defense Program (CBDP) outlines the strategic priorities-linked to the ends, ways, and means-to accomplish the CBDP four overarching and interrelated strategic goals… more
    2008-09-30
    502KB
  • Homeland Security Presidential Directive 4: National Strategy to Combat Weapons of Mass Destruction [Unclassified Version]
    Issued by the White House in 2002, Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD)4 lays out the "three pillars" in the fight against weapons of mass destruction: counterproliferation to combat WMD use; strengthened… more
    2002-12
    423KB
  • National Military Strategy to Combat Weapons of Mass Destruction
    "The National Military Strategy (NMS) to Combat Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) is derived from the Department of Defense’s (DOD) mission to dissuade, deter and defeat those who seek to harm the United States, its a… more
    2006-02-13
    1667KB
  • National Strategy for CBRNE Standards: National Science and Technology Council Committee on Homeland and National Security
    "Emergency response teams across the Nation require reliable and interoperable chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives (CBRNE) equipment that can be used with confidence for the protection of life,… more
    2011-05
    8192KB
  • National Strategy for Countering Biological Threats [Presidential Policy Directive 2]
    From the White House Press Release (December 9, 2009): “Today, President Obama released the National Strategy for Countering Biological Threats. This Strategy outlines the President’s vision for addressing the challenges fr… more
    2009-11
    490KB
National Strategy Documents

Documents

  • National Defense Strategy [June 2008]
    The [Department of Defense] DoD released the 2008 National Defense Strategy today [July 31, 2008]. The strategy outlines the national approach to the defense of this nation and its interests. The NDS is issued periodically… more
    2008-06
    368KB