National Safety and Security

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National Definitions


National Safety and Security aims to prevent, to the greatest possible extent, any infringement of the (national) vital interests, which could potentially lead to social disruption [1]

Nationale Veiligheid is er op gericht aantasting van de (nationale) vitale belangen, die mogelijk kunnen leiden tot maatschappelijke ontwrichting, zoveel mogelijk te voorkomen. [2]

United States

National security is a collective term encompassing both national defense and foreign relations of the United States with the purpose of gaining:
a. A military or defense advantage over any foreign nation or group of nations;
b. A favorable foreign relations position; or
c. A defense posture capable of successfully resisting hostile or destructive action from within or without, overt or covert. [3]

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