Homeland security is a generic term used to refer to efforts designed to protect the American people from terrorist attacks within the United States. Following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the administration of George W. Bush placed a renewed emphasis on homeland security as a key component of the administration's war on terror. Extensive government resources were poured into the homeland security effort in an attempt to prevent future terrorist attacks. In 2002, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was created to serve as a focal point ...

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