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Keeping Britain Safe: An Assessment of UK Homeland Security Strategy

May 9, 2011 Comments off

Keeping Britain Safe: An Assessment of UK Homeland Security Strategy (PDF)
Source: British All-Party Parliamentary Group on Homeland Security

In an interconnected world of networks, with the citizen as the referent object of security and new threats that can cascade to cause huse systemic disrpution and in many cases blur the distinction between traditional threats to the state on an external basis and dmoestic security, it is clear that effective Homeland Security must play a vital part in the overall picture of keeping Britain safe. The UK Government understands this new security environment well, as evidenced by the progression and refinement of the concept in successive Naitonal Security Strategies. The concept which guies the Government in responding to the challenge of keeping Britain secure in the 21st Century — the idea of building and promoting “Resilience” — is an appropriate and generally well conceived strategic framework through which to ensure a secure UK homeland.

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