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What's in a Name? The Meaning of Homeland Security

  title={What's in a Name? The Meaning of Homeland Security},
  author={Jerome H. Kahan},
The modern concept of U.S. homeland security has existed since 9/11, with the formation of a cabinet-level department devoted to this issue and a refocusing of national policy and resources to deal with the dangers of terrorism and national disasters that threaten the security and well being of the nation. However, there has never been an agreed definition of the meaning of the term “homeland security.” This article discusses the evolution of homeland security and the many factors affecting… Expand

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