By Donald Rumsfeld; United States. Dept. of Defense

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S. Coast Guard. Forward deployed naval assets work with other agencies to identify, track, and intercept threats before they threaten the United States. The Department remains prepared to reinforce the defense of the land approaches to the United States if directed by the President. S. homeland, and that any attack will prompt a swift response. S. S. S. territorial waters and airspace, and at a distance from the homeland; protect against and mitigate the consequences of any attack; and / or conduct military operations in response to any attack.

S. S. Government agencies and in the private sector. It is important, however, that the Department continues to improve its ability to understand and engage with key audiences. S. national security policy planning and operations. The battle of ideas ultimately will be won by enabling moderate Muslim leadership to prevail in their struggle against the violent extremists. The United States, its allies and partners must maintain the offensive by relentlessly finding, attacking and disrupting terrorist networks worldwide.

There are two particularly difficult operational and technical challenges associated with WMD elimination: detecting fissile material and rendering safe nuclear, chemical and biological devices. This requires the ability to locate, tag and track fissile materials rapidly, including in denied areas, and to deploy specialized teams trained to render safe nuclear weapons quickly anywhere in the world. Finally, if a WMD attack cannot be prevented, the Department must be prepared to respond to requests to help mitigate the effects of the attack at the earliest opportunity, initiate or support ongoing consequence management efforts, and actively support local, state, Federal and allied and partner authorities.

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