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Facilitating Effective Homeland Security through DoD's JC4I System   [open pdf - 340KB]

The quest for ensuring a secure, but free society in the United States continues to this day. The attacks on the American homeland on September 11, 2001 shine a particularly stark light on the issue. The attacks on the homeland have shaken America's sensibilities regarding what is and what is not proper use of the active military within the territorial boundaries of the national state. In fact, the new sensibility is that DOD must have a direct role in executing the six functions of homeland security iterated by President Bush in Executive Order 13228-detection, preparation, prevention, protection, response, and recovery.The fledgling Office of Homeland Security continues to struggle with the implementation of the policy.

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2002-04
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