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National Security

Scope Note: 
Policies and programs undertaken by a nation to protect itself (i.e., its people, institutions, resources, communications, interests, etc.) -- encompasses economic, scientific, and military aspects of security
Category: Government and Politics
Use this term instead of
National Defense (2004)
Related Terms
Federal Government
Government Role
International Relations
Law Enforcement
National Programs
Added to ERIC: 10/24/1983