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  • National Security Intelligence
    346 words
    The increase in the flow of information between nations has proven to be a critical part of the developing international community. Deficiencies in this field have lead to the ill-preparation by the United States during the Bombing of Pearl Harbor and the attacks on the World Trade Center in September 2001. In both cases, critical data was received from surveillance instruments but was not acted upon expediently enough to avoid disaster. With the transition from a state-based threat to non-state...
  • Security For Their Nations And States
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    Political Science to me is something of a cycle, which is attached to the world's history and is an ever-changing science of communication at a state and national level. This cyclical process is also attached to my personal adoption of political ideologies, i. e., as times change, as well as my surrounding environment, as an individual, I am forced to adapt to my surroundings, rather than a rock smashing through stubbornly regardless of the damage it may cause to all parties. I am not talking of...
  • My Agency Analysis On The Cia
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    Erik Nicholson Political Science 201 Agency Analysis) I chose to do my agency analysis on the CIA. There are various reasons that I chose this particular agency. Perhaps, the most important reason for my choice is due to the fact that it seems that this is one of the most vague agencies that taxpayers fund. For as little as the general public knows about the CIA, it is a very common subject to come up in conversation. Questions and concerns about the CIA emerge in conversation much more often th...
  • Sphere Of Influence Essential To National Security
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    Should a Superpower Establish a Sphere of Influence? This influence, that was felt around the world, led to many wars and possibly prevented a holocaust. It was a visible defensive action and an invisible security wall. The real importance of this question is not 'should' a sphere of influence be established, but 'why should' a sphere be established. Is it really to protect your neighboring nations for the evil of 'capitalism' or 'communism,' no. A sphere of influence is a cushion to soften the ...
  • Free Nations
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    Jasmin WoolfolkI stand before you as the distinguished delegate of the USA to purpose and present to you the views of my country on the future direction of peace for the world, and for all democratic nations. As contained in my statement of fourteen points I come to participate on debate for the future of the world and its peace and security. I. Open covenants of peace, openly arrived at, after which there shall be no private international understandings of any kind but diplomacy shall proceed a...
  • United Nations Charter
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    By Gerard Chretien The massive, protracted bombing of Serbia was 'the first offensive action for NATO, and the first time that Allied armed forces were unleashed against a sovereign nation with which the United States was not formally at war or without express authorization by the United Nations Security Council,' observes Stephen Presser, professor of law at Northwestern University. 'What we were doing in the Balkans is part of the post-Vietnam creation of a new set of doctrines of internationa...
  • Extensive Use Of Social Security Numbers
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    ... reminds his audience to consider "the importance of computer security for protecting information and privacy (264)". He went on to write". ... in the 1980's the United states aggressively deployed cellular telephone and alphanumeric text pager networks, even though both of these systems were fundamentally insecure... because both of these systems sent signals through the air un encrypted: anyone with a radio could intercept the signals and learn the contents of the messages" (264). Modern da...
  • 30 Nixon Administration Officials
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    Watergate Affair, the worst political scandal in U.S. history. It led to the resignation of a president, Richard M. NIXON, after he became implicated in an attempt to cover up the scandal. Narrowly,' Watergate affair' " referred to the break-in and electronic bugging in 1972 of the DEMOCRATIC National Committee (DNC) headquarters in the Watergate apartment and office building complex in Washington, D.C. Broadly, the term was also applied to several related scandals. More than 30 Nixon administra...
  • Foreign Intelligence And National Security
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    3 SEP 2002 INTELLIGENCE CUSTOMERS The collapse of the Soviet Union has finally brought the cold war to a conclusion in the 1980's. This collapse brought about a transfer in the global power structure. Threats such as terrorism, nuclear proliferation, narcotics trafficking and organized crime e became more prominent. The United States' national security policies were revolutionized to be successful against the new risks towards the Nation. It may be assumed that the best group to handle the new p...
  • Our National Security
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    National Security It has come to my attention that the current state of our nation is one of peril and doubt. Due to the recent attacks brought upon our nation's soil by terrorists and "evil doers", it is understandable that the current degree of national security must be heightened. Our country can no longer be one of completely freewill with utter disregard to those outside of our borders, but must now come to suspect all inhabitants alien to our land as potential threats to our sovereign free...
  • National Security Agency
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    Cryptography's Importance in Government Cryptography is one of the most influential and important assets pertaining to government today. Cryptography is the mathematical science of preparing communication incoherent to parties unintended to receive the message. A presidential directive at 12: 01, on November 4, 1952, established the National Security Agency (NSA) as a separate, secret organized agency within the Department of Defense (DoD) in this directive, President Truman appointed the Secret...
  • National Security Agency
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    Between these two great men Steve Rothman and Robert Torricelli. I have learned a lot about congressmen and politics but I am going to go into both of their biography and tell you a little about them. Senator Torricelli born Robert Torricelli on August 26, 1951, in New Jersey is where he has spent most of his childhood. Torricelli the son of a school librarian and an attorney, Bob's interest in politics was fueled by his parents and history lessons that he took from his mothers school library. B...
  • Federal Agency In A Domestic Terrorist Attack
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    The United States of America has entered a period in which serious choices need to be made in safeguarding citizens against those who wish to do harm to the nation. Both domestic and international terrorists seek to use biological weapons, chemical weapons, nuclear weapons, conventional weapons (including self-made bombs), and even the internet as means to attack the United States government. The threats posed by these groups necessitates the U.S. government to plan for the detection, neutraliza...
  • Korea Into A Communist State
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    The situation facing the American leaders in Washington D.C. and also in Tokyo was very much the same. They both foresaw the likely dissolve of the South Korea army and government, and therefore the imminent engulfing of all Korea into a communist state. It was John Foster Dulles, later to be President Dwight Eisenhower's secretary of state, who pointed out the way to the beginning course the United States were to follow. In the thought of bipartisan foreign policy, Dulles had recently appointed...
  • Director Of The National Security Agency
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    "Any sound that Winston made, above the level of a very low whisper, would be picked up by it... There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched at any given moment... You had to live- did live, from habit that became instinct- in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard and, except in darkness, every moment scrutinized". George Orwell, 1984 Throughout history, every civilization depends on its ability to read the others cards, in other words, from ancient Gree...
  • Central Intelligence Agency's Foreign Intelligence
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    On September 11 2001, a blow to the solidarity and security of our nation occurred the likes that it had not felt in over fifty years. There is not an American alive that will ever forget the tragedy that happened, all of us that can remember that day will always know exactly where and what we were doing when it happen. I was a Intelligence Analyst for the United States Marine Corps sitting at my desk watch the events unfold, all I could think of is how could this happen, and could we have preve...
  • Immediate Threats To International Security
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    The interrelated law and order issues of Organised Transnational Crime (OTC), the illicit drug trade and terrorism, are those which are most threatening to international security today. 'Law and order' issues have also been called, 'low-intensity conflict', problems of 'global governability' and 'grey area phenomenon' and can be seen as threats to security arising from non-state actors and non-governmental processes. Increasingly since the end of the cold war, threats to national security are co...
  • Bush's National Security Strategy
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    Source: Hard Choices: National Security and the War on Terrorism By: Ivo H. Daalder, James M. Lindsay, and James B. Steinberg About the Authors: Ivo Daalder and James Lindsay are "senior fellows", and James Steinberg's a director and VP for the foreign policy program. The policy program is located at the Brookings Institution. Vocabulary: Preempting-To take the place of; displace Tyrants-An absolute ruler who governs without restrictions Coalitions-An alliance, especially a temporary one, of peo...
  • Substitute For Bush's Homeland Security Plan
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    Homeland Security Department Following the events on September 11th, we as a country came to the realization that despite being the worlds most powerful country, we are still just as vulnerable to foreign attacks as any other nation. President Bush took it upon himself to make sure our nation would not be the target for another attack. President Bush announced in an address to a joint session of Congress on September 20, 2001 that Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge will serve as the president's Ass...
  • National Strategy For Homeland Security
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    Since the attacks of September 11, 2001, a good deal has been done to improve the safety of Americans, not only in the offensive war on terror abroad but in protecting the homeland as well. Ultimate success in protecting the Americans and their homeland depends on homeland security. Homeland Security is a concerted national effort to prevent terrorist attacks within the United States, reduce America's vulnerability to terrorism, and minimize the damage and recover from attacks that do occur. To ...

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