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Strategic Approach for Arctic Homeland Security   [open pdf - 593KB]

From the Executive Summary: "The Department is at a critical inflection point in its nascent history. Forged from the Nation-altering terrorist attacks of 9/11, DHS has grown and evolved during the past two decades to address all threats and hazards to the Homeland. [...] As an Arctic Nation, the United States must protect its citizens, sovereignty, and economic security interests throughout the region while bolstering the sovereignty and security interests of our like-minded allies and partners. [...] This strategic approach outlines DHS's unique role in the region and three goals the Department will endeavor to achieve in it: 1. Secure the Homeland through Persistent Presence and All Domain Awareness; 2. Strengthen Access, Response, and Resilience in the Arctic; and, 3. Advance Arctic Governance and a Rules-Based Order through Targeted National and International Engagement and Cooperation. The Arctic's expanded relevance, coupled with the Department's significant regional investments, requires DHS to have a unified, deliberate, and forward-looking approach. The Strategic Approach for Arctic Homeland Security fully leverages the broad range of DHS authorities, capabilities, capacity and partnerships to achieve the goals laid out in this document."

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2021-01-11
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Public Domain
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U,S, Department of Homeland Security: https://www.dhs.gov/
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