The Coast Guard is the Best Suited Agency to be the Lead for Maritime Homeland Defense
NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI JOINT MILITARY OPERATIONS DEPT
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According to current doctrine, the Coast Guard is the lead agency for maritime Homeland Security and Department of Defense is the lead agency for maritime Homeland Defense. Due to the nature of the maritime problem, existing command and control systems and capabilities, and greatest jurisdiction over responding units and phases of terrorist activity, Coast Guard is best suited to be the lead agency for all maritime terrorism, security and defense.
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