National Security and Preparedness: Issues, Developments, and Analyses. Volume 4


Thomas A. Donahue (Editor)

Series: National Security and Preparedness: Issues, Developments, and Analyses
BISAC: POL012000

This book examines the national security and preparedness issues, developments and analyses facing the U.S. today. Topics discussed include President Barack Obama’s national security strategy; national security implications of climate-related risks and a changing climate; the department of defense strategy for countering weapons of mass destruction; orbital debris mitigation and removal; maritime critical infrastructure protection; and the Project BioShield Act.
(Imprint: Nova)



Table of Contents

pp. vii

Chapter 1
National Security Strategy
(Executive Office of the President)
pp. 1-40

Chapter 2
National Security Implications of Climate-Related Risks and a Changing Climate
(Department of Defense)
pp. 41-56

Chapter 3
Department of Defense Strategy for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction
(Department of Defense)
pp. 57-76

Chapter 4
Threats to U.S. National Security Interests in Space: Orbital Debris Mitigation and Removal
(Steven A. Hildreth, Allison Arnold)
pp. 77-96

Chapter 5
Maritime Critical Infrastructure Protection: DHS Needs to Better Address Port Cybersecurity
(United States Government Accountability Office)
pp. 97-140

Chapter 6
The Project BioShield Act: Issues for the 113th Congress
(Frank Gottron)
pp. 141-168

pp. 169-182

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